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This report outlines key lessons from the funding call and indicates possible areas for funders and partners to consider as they conduct their own work at the intersection of climate change and health.
This study provides novel insights into the occupational health and safety impacts experienced during a historic extreme heat event in Canada. By conducting a systematized review and content analysis of media coverage about the 2021 Heat Dome.
The Government of Canada Adaptation Action Plan (GOCAAP) is the policy and program framework that shows how the Government of Canada contributes to achieving the goals, objectives, and targets laid out in the National Adaptation Strategy (NAS).
This Strategy is the product of two years of engagement with provinces and territories, Indigenous partners, key experts, stakeholders and partners across Canada.
This research aims to provide global failure probabilities tailored for flood risk assessment purposes on regional to national scales. It focuses on fluvial earthen levees, which are a common occurrence in cities.
This scoping paper is part of a series that explores specific challenges and opportunities in the development and implementation of adaptation policy in Canada.
The National Risk Profile (NRP) is Canada’s first strategic, national-level risk assessment, providing a foundation for understanding disaster risk from the three costliest hazards facing Canadians: earthquakes, wildland fire, and floods.
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Recent major tsunamis have demonstrated their potential for widespread destruction and associated danger to human populations.

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