Resilience Resources & Supporting Materials
The Resilience Office held a three-part event series on resilience, in collaboration with the Canadian Urban Institute. Part 3 was a launch of the Resilience Strategy and was held on June 4, 2019. The report summarizes the outcomes of the Launch.
A one-page summary of the Strategy.
The Flood Resilient Toronto is an inter-divisional and inter-sectoral project asking: How can the City and our partners better understand, and take appropriate action, to address our flood risks? The report describes how the project started, the work that has been completed to date, and the next steps necessary to continue to address Toronto’s flood risk.
The Climate Resilience Framework for Toronto is a roadmap to guide the City in preparing for the impacts of climate change. It provides a clear structure to the challenges presented by a changing climate and the pathways forward ensuring City staff, partners, stakeholders and community members all have a common starting place for collaboration.
Resilient Towers Report, commissioned by the Resilience Office, is an analysis of potential policy incentives to enable wide-scale retrofits to apartment towers to improve resilience. The report gathered information on buildings and building owners and possible retrofits, developed a financial model to explore the business case for retrofits, and made recommendations to drive wide-scale change in Toronto.
The City is developing a framework for collaboration to guide future efforts to involve Indigenous Traditional Knowledges (ITK) and Indigenous communities in designing and delivering urban climate action in Toronto. To initiate the framework development, the City partnered with Indigenous Climate Action (ICA) to design, host, and report on a workshop with Indigenous communities on urban climate action. This report summarizes the learnings from the workshop.
The Resilience Office a workshop in September 2018 in collaboration with OCAD using a Strategic Foresight process to set the vision for the Strategy. The workshop included over 100 stakeholders and senior City staff.
The Resilience Office held a telephone townhall on resilience in August 2018, which engaged 6,000 residents across the city.
The Resilience Office held a three-part event series on resilience, in collaboration with the Canadian Urban Institute. Part 2 was on creating inclusive, climate resilient growth and was held in May 2018.
Summary of the working session held in November 2017 on developing next steps to build neighbourhood resilience.
The Resilience Office held a three-part event series on resilience, in collaboration with the Canadian Urban Institute. Part 1 was on defining the focus areas of the Resilience Strategy and was held in September 2017.
The Resilience Office completed the Preliminary Resilience Assessment in 2017 to identify the focus areas of the Strategy. This represented the first phase of the resilience strategy development process.