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January 2019

January CMOS Ottawa Lunch Meeting: An Unexpected Circumnavigation of Baffin Bay

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rideau Canal Junior Ranks Mess, 4 Queen Elizabeth Drive
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20

Dr Frank Johnson AKER:  Dr Frank Johnson, *FIET, PEng (*Fellow, Institute of Engineering and Technology) TITLE: Citizen Scientific Tourism on an Unexpected Circumnavigation of Baffin Bay. ABSTRACT:  Signing up for an "Arctic Safari" with Adventure Canada, which suggested a more-or-less linear itinerary from Resolute Bay to Kangerlussauq.  It resulted in an adventure which covered nearly twice the sea miles, and provided valuable lessons in the challenges of a cruise-of-opportunity deployment of a research-class CTD (measurement of conductivity, temperature and depth)…

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February 2019

Investigative journalism and climate change

February 20 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Army Officer’s Mess, 149 Somerset Street West
Ottawa, On Canada
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Please confirm attendance by replying Madeliene on or before Monday January 14th.  Please remember that CACOR is responsible for payment of guests who have registered. If you register and need to change your commitment, please inform us as well before Monday January 14th.  Thank you for your assistance in this matter. We unfortunately will follow up with an invoice for those who were not able to honour their commitment. In order to accommodate all members, associates and guests please indicate your presence…

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February CMOS Ottawa Lunch Meeting: risks, opportunities, and management needs for increased shipping traffic in Arctic Canada

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rideau Canal Junior Ranks Mess, 4 Queen Elizabeth Drive
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20
Ship in the Arctic

ABSTRACT: Increased navigability of Arctic waters, as a result of climate change has boosted commercial interest in northern shipping routes including the Northwest Passage (NWP). Vessel traffic in Arctic Canada more than tripled over the past decade and further increases are expected. Considering improved technology, infrastructure investments, and economic and political will of Arctic and non-Arctic nations alike, the NWP is very likely to become a regular trade route within the next few decades. This situation will have significant risks…

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March 2019

Tapping into what matters: Relational Values and Policy mixes for sustainability

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Army Officer’s Mess, 149 Somerset Street West
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20

CACOR cordially invites you to a Presentation and Round Table Debate About the session This is a presentation given by Professor Kai Chan and a workshop session run by the Values Committee. Kai Chan is a professor at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia. Kai is an interdisciplinary, problem-oriented sustainability scientist, trained in ecology, policy, and ethics from Princeton and Stanford Universities. He strives to understand how social-ecological systems can be transformed to…

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March CMOS Ottawa Lunch Meeting: Climate change and health: a complicated relationship?

March 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rideau Canal Junior Ranks Mess, 4 Queen Elizabeth Drive
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20
Child breathing through inhaler

SPEAKER: Professor, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, University of Ottawa TITLE: Climate change and health: a complicated relationship? ABSTRACT:  It is widely understood that greenhouse gases associated with human activities are causing climate change, and that climate change poses significant risks to human health.  However, these risks are not evenly distributed.  Climate change is exacerbating existing social inequities and health risks, and in doing so, exacerbating existing health inequities. In this presentation, Dr. Crighton will employ a determinants of…

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April 2019

April CMOS Ottawa Lunch Meeting: Green Municipal Fund Driving Innovative Sustainability Solutions for Municipalities

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rideau Canal Junior Ranks Mess, 4 Queen Elizabeth Drive
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20

TITLE: Green Municipal Fund Driving Innovative Sustainability Solutions for Municipalities SPEAKER: Deirdre Laframboise ABSTRACT: Since its inception in 2000 the Green Municipal Fund (GMF) - the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' sustainability focused endowment fund - has deployed over $900 million in financing to over 1,200 municipal sustainability projects. Today, the Fund preserves its capital at around $700M and distributes these through sustainability plans, feasibility studies, pilot projects and capital project loans. These initiatives have enabled 2.5Mt CO2e(CO2 equivalent) of greenhouse…

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