References - Municipalities

Bizikova, L., Neale, T. and Burton, I. (2008). Canadian Communities’ Guidebook for Adaptation to Climate Change. Including an approach to generate mitigation co-benefits in the context of sustainable development. First Edition. Vancouver, B.C.: Environment Canada and University of British Columbia.

Black, R. A., Bruce, J. P. and Egener, M. (2010). Adapting to Climate Change: A Risk-based Guide for Local Governments in British Columbia. Ottawa, Ont.: Summit Enterprises International Inc.

Deloitte. (2010). Climate Change Adaptation Framework Manual. Edmonton, Alta.: Government of Alberta. Retrieved June 8, 2010, from

Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). (2009). Partners for Climate Protection – Municipal Resources for Adapting to Climate Change. Ottawa, Ont.: FCM. Retrieved July 16, 2010, from
(PDF, 20.3 KB)

Hallegatte, S. (2009). Strategies to adapt to an uncertain climate change. Global Environmental Change, 19(2), 240–247.

ICLEI Canada. (2010). Changing Climate, Changing Communities: Guide and Workbook for Municipal Climate Adaptation. Toronto, Ont.: ICLEI Canada. Retrieved September 20, 2010, from
(PDF, 13.1 MB)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. (2007). Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. (Summary for Policymakers). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. Retrieved January 15, 2010, from

Lemmen, D. S., Warren, F. J., Lacroix, J. and Bush, E. (Eds.). (2008). From Impacts to Adaptation: Canada in a Changing Climate 2007. Ottawa, Ont.: Government of Canada. Retrieved November 17, 2010, from

Lemmen, D. S. and Warren, F. J. (Eds.). (2004). Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation: A Canadian Perspective. Ottawa, Ont.: Government of Canada. Retrieved November 12, 2010, from

Mehdi, B. (Ed.). (2006). Adapting to Climate Change: An Introduction for Canadian Municipalities. Ottawa, Ont.: Canadian Climate Impacts and Adaptation Research Network. Retrieved November 10, 2009.

National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE). (2009). True North: Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change in Northern Canada. Ottawa, Ont.: NRTEE. Retrieved from (PDF, 6.1 MB).

Ouranos. (2010). Élaborer un plan d’adaptation aux changements climatiques. Guide destiné au milieu municipal québécois. Montréal, Que.. Retrieved March 17, 2010, from (PDF, 6 MB).

Séguin, J. (Ed.). (2008). Human Health in a Changing Climate: A Canadian Assessment of Vulnerabilities and Adaptive Capacity. Ottawa, Ont.: Health Canada.

Snover, A. K., Binder, L. W., Lopez, J., Willmott, E., Kay, J. and Howell, D. (2007). Preparing for Climate Change: A Guidebook for Local, Regional, and State Governments. Oakland, CA: ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability. Retrieved March 29, 2010, from (PDF, 5.6 MB).

Annapolis Royal

Webster, T. L., Mosher, R. and Pearson, M. (2008). Water Modeler: A Component of a Coastal Zone Decision Support System to Generate Flood-risk Maps from Storm Surge Events and Sea-level Rise. Geomatica, 62(4), 393–406.

Clyde River

Bowron, B. and Davidson, G. (2008). CIP Forays into Climate Change. Plan Canada, 48(1), 24–26. (PDF, 354 KB).

Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP). (2008). Building Community Capacity for Climate Change Adaptation Action Planning: Clyde River and Hall Beach, Nunavut – Evaluation Report. Ottawa, Ont.: CIP. Retrieved March 17, 2010, from (PDF, 96 KB).

Hamlet of Clyde River Ittaq, Heritage Research Centre, Canadian Institute of Planners and Natural Resources Canada. (2008). Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan, Clyde River, Nunavut. Retrieved March 16, 2010, from (PDF, 240 KB).


City of Edmonton. (2009). Urban Forestry. Retrieved December 20, 2009, from

City of Edmonton. (2010). Draft Urban Forest Management Plan. Edmonton, Alta.


Forbes, D. L., Manson, G. K., Charles, J., Thompson, K. R. and Taylor, R. B. (2009). Halifax Harbour Extreme Water Levels in the Context of Climate Change: Scenarios for a 100-year Planning Horizon. Ottawa, Ont.: Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 6346, iv+22 p. (PDF, 2.8 MB).

Halifax Regional Municipality, Geological Survey of Canada and Natural Resources Canada. (2010, February 9). Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning for Halifax Harbour. Halifax, N.S.: Presentation to the Committee-of-the-Whole - Halifax Regional Council. Retrieved February 26, 2010, from (PDF, 17.8 MB).

Natural Resources Canada. (2009). Coastal Vulnerability in the Halifax Regional Municipality. Ottawa, Ont.: Climate Change Geoscience Program. Retrieved January 27, 2010, from


Buchan, R. (2002). An Interface Fire Hazard Planning Model: A Case Study of the District of Langford. Victoria, B.C.: District of Langford. Retrieved November 5, 2010, from (PDF, 1.7 MB).

City of Kamloops. (2006). Kamloops Fire Rescue. Retrieved December 15, 2010, from

City of Kamloops FireSmart Committee. (2008). City of Kamloops Community Wildfire Protection Plan. Kamloops, B.C.: City of Kamloops. Retrieved November 25, 2009, from (PDF, 5 MB).

Filmon, G. (2004). Firestorm 2003 – Provincial Review. Vancouver, B.C.: British Columbia Government. Retrieved December 10, 2010, from (PDF, 8.3 MB).

Partners in Protection. (2003). Fire Smart: Protecting Your Community From Wildfire. 2nd ed. Edmonton, Alta.: Partners in Protection. Retrieved January 7, 2010, from

Le Goulet

Chouinard, O. and Martin, G. (2007). Un plan communautaire pour l’adaptation au changement climatique pour Le Goulet, Nouveau-Brunswick. Moncton, N.B.: Université de Moncton. Retrieved December 12, 2009, from (PDF, 1 MB).

Chouinard, O., Plante, S. and Martin, G. (2008). The Community Engagement Process: A Governance Approach in Adaptation to Coastal Erosion and Flooding in Atlantic Canada. Canadian Journal of Regional Science, 31(3), 507–520.


King, L., Solaiman, T. and Simonovic, S. P. (2009). Assessment of Climatic Vulnerability in the Upper Thames River Basin. London, Ont.: Facility for Intelligent Decision Support, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Mortsch, L. and Hebb, A. J. (2008). Assessing Vulnerability to Climate Change and Flooding in the City of London, Upper Thames River Basin, Ontario. Plan Canada, 48(1), 41–44. (PDF, 447 KB).

Steblin, P. W. (2007, December 10). Review of Rainfall Intensity Duration frequency curves for City of London under climate change. London, Ont.: Environment and Transportation Committee – City of London. Retrieved from and Transportation Committee Agendas/ETC Agendas 2008/2007-12-10 Agenda/item 6.pdf (PDF, 339 KB).


Alibert, M. (2008). Plan d’adaptation aux changements climatiques : Activités du Service de l’environnement de la Ville de Québec. Québec, Que.


City of Regina. Xeriscape Workbook – A practical guide to low-water, low-maintenance landscaping. 4th Edition. Retrieved June 14, 2010, from (PDF, 2.8 MB).

City of Regina. (2010). Save water & save money. Retrieved June 16, 2010, from

Engineering & Works Department – City of Regina. (2009, February 17). Expanded Water Conservation Program. Works and Utilities Committee – City of Regina.

Upper Qu’Appelle River and Wascana Creek Watersheds Advisory Committees. (2008). Getting To The Source: Upper Qu’Appelle River and Wascana Creek Watersheds Source Water Protection Plan. Saskatchewan Watershed Authority. Retrieved June 27, 2010, from (PDF, 5 MB).


City of Toronto. (2008). Ahead of the Storm: Preparing Toronto for Climate Change. Toronto, Ont.: City of Toronto. Retrieved April 3, 2010, from (PDF, 561 KB).

City of Toronto. (2010). Heat Alerts and Extreme Heat Alerts. Retrieved April 3, 2010, from

Medical Officer of Health. (2010, March 4). Hot Weather Response Plan Update. Toronto, Ont.: City of Toronto. Retrieved June 17, 2010, from (PDF, 22.2 KB).

Toronto Public Health. (2010). Healthy People Healthy Environment: Reports and Publications — Air Quality / Climate change. Toronto, Ont.: City of Toronto.


Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Ltd., & Associated Engineering. (2008, March). Vulnerability of Vancouver Sewerage Area Infrastructure to Climate Change. Vancouver, B.C.: Metro Vancouver. Retrieved May 7, 2010, from
(PDF, 3.7 MB).

Metro Vancouver. (2009). Draft Liquid Waste Management Plan. Vancouver, B.C. Retrieved July 2, 2010.

Metro Vancouver. (2010). Wastewater Collection and Treatment – Planning. Vancouver, B.C.: Metro Vancouver. Retrieved June 16, 2010, from