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Map of the Ecozones of the Prairie Provinces also showing the Aboriginal Lands of Canada Legislative Boundaries, and major cities, rivers, and lakes.

Economic impacts of the most damaging extreme weather events to date in the Prairie provinces. Costs represent insured losses in 2018 $. Total costs are generally much higher.

Visual representation of key adaptation measures from Calgary’s Flood Resilience Plan. The plan uses a three-layered approach:

  1. Upstream flood protection on the Bow and Elbow Rivers to increase water storage and help slow larger flows from the mountains
  2. Community-level flood protection through the installation and upgrading of permanent infrastructure, and
  3. Property-level flood protection through changes to building regulations and bylaws, limiting types of development in flood-prone areas and public education.

The 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire.

Approaches considered by the Bow River Basin Working Group for reducing flood impacts.

The process used by the Athabasca River Basin Working Group to move from increasing understanding of the Athabasca River basin to developing a roadmap for sustainable water management (AIRM: Athabasca Integrated River Model; PM: Performance Measures).

Comparison between spring wheat yield anomalies (e.g., departures from the trend) and growing season Standardized Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index (SPEI) for the Swift Current Creek Watershed in Saskatchewan.

Considerations in building climate resilience in the City of Calgary. This figure has been used to build climate literacy with multiple stakeholders.