Building Local Climate Resilience

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Learn how to incorporate new climate resilience measures into your community's plans

Updating your climate strategy can help your community become more resilient to the impacts of climate change while protecting residents, natural assets and service delivery. If you are looking to reduce your vulnerability to climate impacts, these resources featuring examples in real communities can help.

  • In Climate Resilience for Municipalities in Canada learn about the fundamental research grounding climate resilience strategies and processes.
  • Digital tools can assist in climate monitoring and resilience planning. Smart Resilience for Canadian Municipalities shows what worked in the northern communities of Opaskwayak Cree Nation, Manitoba and the Hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories.
  • Designing for creative mixed-use is an approach to building that has both social and environmental benefits. Learn more in Smart Creative Mixed-Use Approaches for Climate Resilience.
  • Eager to learn where your community is better-prepared or more at-risk? Follow the prompts and checklists in Progressing to Resilience: A Climate Risk and Resilience Self-Assessment Tool for Communities.