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Urban Heat Island Mapping Workshop: What We Heard

The effects of urban heat islands pose a threat to Canadians, our infrastructure, and environment. The Standards Council of Canada, alongside four leading organizations from across Canada, hosted a workshop in Fall 2022 to...
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New Report: keeping kids cool while they play

Playgrounds serve an important role in the early development of our children, introducing them to outdoor fun and encouraging active, creative play. Sometimes, particularly during the deep heat of the summer months, those...
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Thermally Comfortable Playgrounds

Thermally Comfortable Playgrounds collects the latest research and practical knowledge into one document. It draws upon a literature review and a survey of experts while summarizing design practices and site features that...
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Under One Umbrella: Practical Approaches for ...

The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre) at the University of Waterloo and have joined forces to develop a new compilation of national standards and guidelines for...
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Canadian Data Governance Standardization Roadmap

The Canadian Data Governance Standardization Roadmap tackles the challenging questions we face when we talk about standardization and data governance. It describes the current and desired Canadian standardization landscape...