Fraser Basin Council

2012 - Fraser Basin Council and District of Saanich

This Fraser Basin Council case study summarizes steps taken by the District of Saanich in developing it Climate Change Adaptation Plan, which was adopted in 2011. The plan addresses 10 areas of potential impact in the community and identifies actions that residents, businesses and municipal operations can take to prepare for and adapt to expected climate change impacts. The adaptation planning process and case study received funding from the BC Regional Adaptation Collaborative program.

About ReTooling for Climate Change

The ReTooling for Climate Change website is a project of the Fraser Basin Council to support local governments and First Nations in BC in preparing for climate change adaptation. The site is funded through the BC Regional Adaptation Collaborative (BC RAC), a partnership program of the Fraser Basin Council and the BC Ministry of Environment – Climate Action Secretariat, with funding from Natural Resources Canada and other in-kind contributions.

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Also worth a visit

On this site, you’ll find links to many helpful websites on climate change adaptation.

For steps communities can take to mitigate climate change, check out the Climate Action Toolkit website.