Climate change has made Canadian municipalities vulnerable to flooding, extreme temperatures and drought, making practical climate plans more necessary than ever.
Use our Climate Adaptation Maturity Scale to guide your climate plan, no matter what level you’re starting from.
Do you need help having climate conversations in your municipality? Check out our Talking it Through guide. This resource was created to help municipal staff talk to decision-makers.
See how several communities in Petite-Nation River region in Quebec worked together to address flooding and develop helpful tools.
Learn how the Rural Municipality of Springfield, Manitoba mapped and analyzed its groundwater vulnerability. See how the community plans to protect this resource.
See how the Port Burwell, Ontario upgraded its stormwater management and treatment system to be more efficient and resilient in the face of climate change.
Learn how the Montréal, Quebec developed its first water square. See how the community plans to sustainably manage rainwater and improve citizen quality of life.
Municipal assets and public services are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, placing local leaders at the frontlines of risk reduction and adaptation.
To ensure community infrastructure continues to support the municipal services that residents rely on every day, the City of Saint John, New Brunswick follows a broad, multi-faceted approach to climate change.
Read this case study to learn about how the Town of Ajax, Ontario, identified vulnerabilities to climate impacts to help them better prepare for the future.
After major drought events occurred in two rural towns in the Pembina Valley, Manitoba in 2017, the Pembina Valley Water Cooperative put MCIP funding into action to create a plan to adapt to climate change and mitigate the impacts of climate change events.
Funding partner organizations so they can provide training, guidance and learning activities to municipalities as they adapt to the effects of climate change.
The Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program is a five-year $75-million program, delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada.