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Even if it doesn't happen within our lifetimes, research suggests there will be another pandemic and it will likely happen through a disease that reaches humans from animals.
CBC/Radio-Canada
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2022
The Guidelines are based on the findings of two prior surveys and provide a framework for jurisdictions around the world to consider as they work to effectively integrate future‑focused climate science into building codes and standards.
International Code Council
Recent events have shown the impacts climate change and extreme weather events can have on communities and transportation networks. This is why the Government of Canada is taking important steps towards addressing climate change on railway infrastructure.
CisionWire

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Coverpage of "Climate resilience guidelines for BC health facility planning and design"
2020
The purpose of the Climate Resilience Guidelines for Health Facility Planning and Design is to better enable the planning and design of new health facilities that are equipped to deal with the challenges of climate change.
Fraser Health Authority
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2021
Fires in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) have become a global issue, with disasters taking place all over the world. The drivers of increasing WUI fire risk are increasing population, expansion of urban areas into wildlands, and climate change.
Government of Canada
2019

The Emergency Management Strategy for Canada (EM Strategy) builds on the foundational principles articulated in the Emergency Management Framework (EM Framework) and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction in order to establish Federal

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2022
Canada's Voluntary National Report for the Midterm Review of the Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (MTR SF).
Government of Canada
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2022
Due North, is an assessment of the costs of climate change to infrastructure across all of Northern Canada.
Canadian Climate Institute (L'Institut Climatique du Canada)