HOW MUNICIPAL AND PROVINCIAL LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT ARE ADDRESSING FLOOD RISK AND CLIMATE CHANGE

FLOOD RISK & INSURANCE -

12TH JUNE 2017

This event has been accredited by RIBO: 4 hours in the Management + 2.5 hours in the Technical categories

- St. Andrew's Club & Conference Centre, Toronto ON

HOW MUNICIPAL AND PROVINCIAL LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT ARE ADDRESSING FLOOD RISK AND CLIMATE CHANGE

11:30 am – 12:40 pm

In this session, government officials will discuss provincial and municipal climate change adaptation plans, including prevention measures that have been put in place to address flooding and water disasters. The speakers will also share their views on how insurance companies, brokers, and government agencies can work together to develop a national flood strategy and address climate change in Canada.

  • What are the provincial and municipal positions and action on flooding and climate change?
  • What investment is being made into new and aging infrastructure?
  • What is being done to reconcile, standardize and update flood maps?

Brian Kelly - Manager of Sustainability, Region of Durham
Karen Clark - Director, Strategic Policy Branch, Ontario Ministry of Environment
and Climate Change
Lee Spencer - Assistant Deputy Minister, Emergency Management and Public Safety
Division, Government of Manitoba
Rick Golding - Mayor, City of Burlington