2018 EcoWest Conference – Building a resilient climate in Canada
Author: Mikaël Akimowicz
Wednesday March, 21st 2018, EcoWest, a not-for-profit which aims to promote sustainable solutions to foster economic growth at the municipal level, organized a one-day seminar on opportunities to improve the resiliency of communities in Canada. A variety of backgrounds were represented – i.e., conservation practitioners, planners, academics … The morning sessions were dedicated to presentations whereas in the afternoon we had the opportunity to participate to two different round tables among the four that were proposed and which tackled flooding preparedness, urban storm water management, human capital for planning frameworks, and regulations that can support resiliency.
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