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ReTooling Essentials

ReTooling Essentials

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so little time?

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Is your community seeking financial or other support for adaptation?

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Community Profiles

Do you wonder what BC communities are doing to adapt to climate change? Learn more by exploring these community profiles.

City of Prince George

City of Prince George develops an Integrated Sustainability Plan

The City of Prince George took a big step forward by making climate change adaptation part of its Integrated Community Sustainability Plan (myPG) and Official Community Plan. See details of the City’s planning process in a case study, in-depth report and adaptation videos. Take a look.


District of Saanich

Saanich adopts a Climate Adaptation Plan

Saanich has adopted a climate adaptation plan that includes a regional climate analysis, potential impacts for the community, and ways residents, businesses and municipal operations can prepare for climate change. Read about it.


Xat’sūll First Nation

Xat’sūll First Nation held planning workshops to identify potential climate change impacts

Xat’sūll First Nation has taken a strategic look climate change impacts, vulnerabilities and opportunities — a step that meshes with its comprehensive community planning process. Find out more.


Columbia Basin

A look at planning processes of five Columbia Basin communities

Here are profiles of five rural communities in Southeastern BC — Elkford, Kimberley, Castlegar, Rossland and RDCK/Kaslo — as they work through their own planning processes, with support from the Columbia Basin Trust. Read more.


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.

Find out more about the Fraser Basin Council and the BC RAC at

We want to hear from you

Share your ideas and suggestions for new resource links to , Senior Program Manager, at the Fraser Basin Council.

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.