1. Resources & Publications

    Canada’s Changing Climate Report

    This report is about how and why Canada’s climate has changed and what changes are projected for the future. Led by Environment and Climate Change Canada, it is the first report to be released as part of Canada in a Changing Climate: Advancing our Knowledge for Action. Published By: Government of Canada...
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    Creating Parks and Public Spaces for People of All Ages: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Public parks are important places for building a sense of community and social belonging. They are spaces that belong to everyone, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion or income. However, the way parks are designed, maintained and programmed doesn’t always reflect the purpose and promise of such uniquely public spaces....
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    Feeding 9 Billion

    Many experts are worried that the 21st century will be a hungry one. Population growth and changing diets mean that our demand for food is rising fast. Climate change, dwindling water supplies, and high energy prices are set to make food harder, and more expensive to produce. Add to this,...
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    How’s Life? 2013 Measuring Well-Being

    This report provides a bi-annual assessment of people’s well-being in OECD countries and in selected emerging economies. The 2013 edition of How’s Life covers four topics: the impact of the global financial crisis on well-being; gender differences in well-being; well-being in the workplace; and sustaining well-being over time. Published By:...
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    Corporate Climate Change Action Plan

    Niagara Region’s climate change work program looks at both mitigation and adaptation, within the Niagara Region corporation and in the community. This report focuses on Niagara’s Corporate Climate Change Action Planning. This program outlines five milestones for municipalities to work through to take action on climate change, both corporately and the...
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    Climate Vision: Climate Change Progress Report

    The impacts of climate change, here and globally, include: changes in warm weather growing seasons; lower water levels in the Great Lakes; greater stress on public infrastructure from extreme weather events; heat stress on vulnerable people; increased demand on emergency services and impacts on tourism and recreation. This progress report...
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    Niagara Children’s Charter of Rights

    Niagara is one of the first regions in Canada to institute a Charter of Rights for children and teens. The Niagara Children’s Charter of Rights is unique in thatthe children of Niagara directly contributed to its development. It is based on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted by 191 countries in 1989. Since...

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