Climate Change Adaptation Program: selected projects 2013-2014

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Regions

Yukon

Title of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Landscape Hazards in Yukon Communities: Geoscience Mapping for Climate Change Adaptation Planning Northern Climate ExChange - Yukon College Burwash Landing, Destruction Bay, Faro, Ross River, Beaver Creek $187,849
Examining forest vulnerabilities to climate change and developing resilience enhancement strategies through long-term community partnerships in Yukon Government of Yukon Yukon communities $500,000
Effects of changing permafrost conditions on agriculture and agriculture capability classification in Yukon
Vulnerability of the North Alaska Highway to Climate Change
Development of bioclimatic envelopes and interpretation of climate projections to frame adaptation strategies for Yukon's boreal forest
Sensivity of Yukon Hydrological Response to Climate Warming: A Case Study for Sectoral Climate Change Adaptation
The mountain pine beetle in novel habitats: predicting impacts to northern forests in a warming environment
Pan-Territorial Adaptation Outreach
Yukon Flood Plain Risk Mapping
Communicating Climate Change Adaptation

Northwest Territories

Title of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Food Security and Drinking Water Vulnerability Assessment Related to Permafrost Degradation in the Jean Marie River First Nation Jean Marie River First Nation Jean Marie River First Nation $135,500
YKDFN Permafrost Mapping and Yellowknife River Watershed Project Yellowknives Dene Yellowknives Dene $92,200
Integrating Climate Change Measures into all Municipal Planning and Decision Making - A Guide for Northern Communities (Phase 2) NWTAC NWTAC $55,000
Northwest Territories Coordination, Extension, Permafrost Gap Analysis and the evaluation of a digital elevation model adaptation tool Government of Northwest Territories Northwest Territories communities $500,000
Pan-Territorial Outreach
Mountain Pine Beetle Vulnerability Assessment
Hazardous Waste Risk Assessment Pilot Project Beaufort Delta/High Arctic Communities
Terrain Mapping and Community Heritage Resource Management: Adapting to Climate Change in the Gwich'in Settlement Area.
NWT Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA)
Risk Evaluation of Government Buildings in NWT Communities to Changing Climatic Conditions
Permafrost Vertical Displacement Hazard Mapping

Nunavut

Title of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Incorporating Climate Change into Land Development – Terrain Analysis Government of Nunavut Nunavut Communities $459,000
Pan-territorial Adaptation Outreach
Homeowner's Guide to Permafrost in Nunavut

Atlantic

Title of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Impacts of Climate Change on the Mi'gmaq of New Brunswick NSMDC-AAROM Eel River Bar & Indian Island First Nations $146,349
Adapting the PEI First Nations Coastal Residences, Infrastructure and Heritage to a Changing Climate on Prince Edward Island Abegweit First Nation - MCPEI Council of Lennox Island Band & Abegweit First Nation $144,500
Climate Change in the Indian Brook Community – A Multi-year Research Project to Identify and Adapt to Changes in Climate in the Indian Brook Community Mi'kma'ki All Points Services Indian Brook First Nation $150,000
SakKijânginnatuk Nunalik: Building sustainable communities in the face of a changing climate – Understanding the risks and developing best practices for local adaptation priorities in Nunatsiavut Nunatsiavut Government Nain $193,852
Unama'ki Water and Wastewater Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Project – Year 2 Pitu'paq Partnership Chapel Island and Eskasoni First Nations $150,000

Quebec

Title of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Support for Quebec First Nations for the climate change planning and the evaluation of risks related to climate change IDDPNQL-APNQL 4 Quebec Communitites $123,780
Identification of risks related to climate change and the development of adaptation strategies for Anishinabeg Conseil de la Nation Anishnabe du Lac Simon Lac Simon, Pikogan, Kitcisakik $107,750
Life on permafrost in Nunavik: community planning empowerment

The Centre for Northern Studies (CEN), University of Laval

13 Quebec communitites built on permafrost $194,667

Ontario

Title of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Climate Change Adaptation Planning Within the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation Reserve Georgina Island First Nation Chippewas of Georgina Island $150,000

Manitoba

Title of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Vulnerability/Risk Assessment and Development of Adaptation Strategies in the Face of Climate Change in Black River First Nation, Manitoba: A Community Approach. Phase II Black River First Nation Little Black River $112,450

Saskatchewan

Title of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment, Adaptation Planning And Knowledge Transfer For Beardy's And Okemasis First Nation, Saskatchewan Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation $115,260

Alberta

Title of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
TSAG Climate Change Adaptation Program First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group (TSAG) Fort McMurray First Nation and other Alberta First Nations $55,000

British Columbia

Title of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Preparing the Takla Lake First Nation Community (TLFN) for the Impacts of Climate Change. Phase I: Vulnerability and Risk Assessment of our Traditional Lands Takla Lake First Nation Takla Lake First Nation $131,700
Gitga'at Climate Change Adaptation Plan Hartley Bay Band Council Gitga'at First Nation $77,790
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