Climate Change Adaptation Program: selected projects 2014-2015

Regions

Yukon

Name 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 $154,362
Current and Future Landscape Hazard Risks in Old Crow: Geoscience Mapping for Climate Change Adaptation Planning Northern Climate ExChange - Yukon College Old Crow $170,000
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
The Mountain Pine Beetle in Novel Habitats: Predicting Impacts to Northern Forests in a Warming Environment
Yukon Flood Plain Risk Mapping
Communicating Climate Change Adaptation

Northwest Territories

Name of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Northwest Territories Coordination, Extension, Permafrost Gap Analysis and the Evaluation of a Digital Elevation Model Adaptation Tool Government of Northwest Territories Northwest Territories communities $445,000
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

Name of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Incorporating Climate Change into Land Development - Terrain Analysis Government of Nunavut All Nunavut Communities $500,000
Climate Change Module for Government of Nunavut Decision-Makers
Nunavut Permafrost Databank

Atlantic

Name of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Preparing Mi'kmaw Communities' Water Utilities for Climate Change The Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq - Mi'kmaw Conservation Group Indian Brook, Pictou Landing & Glooscap $102,000
Unama'ki Water and Wastewater Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Project Pitu'paq Partnership We'koqma'q & Malagawatch $200,000
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 7 Nunatsiavut Communities $200,000
Impacts of Climate Change and Sea Level Rise on the Mi'kmaq Communities of Bras d'Or Lakes Unama'ki Institutes of Natural Resources Potlotek, Eskasoni, Wagmatcook & We'koqma'q $149,490
Adapting the PEI First Nations' Coastal Residences, Infrastructure and Heritage to a Changing Climate on PEI Abegweit Band, in collaboration with Mi'kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island Lennox Island & Abegweit $135,000
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 $150,000

Quebec

Name of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Planification de l'adaptation aux changements climatiques dans les communautés des Premières Nations du Québec Institut de développement durable des Premières Nations du Québec et du Labrador 4 piloted First Nation communities (tbd) $175,420
Identification des risques liés aux changements climatiques et développement de stratégies d'adaptation pour les communautés Anishinabeg Conseil de la Nation Anishinabe de Lac Simon Lac Simon, Pikogan & Kitcisakik $118,750
Life on Permafrost in Nunavik: Community Planning Empowerment Centre d'études nordiques (CEN), Université Laval 13 Inuit Communities in Nunavik $165,000

Ontario

Name of Project Partner Communiti(es) CCAP Contribution
Climate Change Adaptation Planning Within the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation Reserve Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation Georgina Island $149,500

Manitoba

Name 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 Black River First Nation Black River $105,850
Climate Change Adaptation Strategies and Tools for Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Nation Communities - Assessment, Analysis, and Augmenting Capability Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Birdtail Sioux, Dakota Tipi, Long Plain, Roseau River Anishinabe, Sandy Bay Ojibway, Swan Lake & Waywayseecappo $145,207
Evaluation of Flooding Impact and Vulnerability of a Community to Aid the Development of an Adaptive Response to Emerging in the Skownan First Nation Skownan First Nation Skownan $129,421
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