Urban
Resilience
Governance

The Cité-ID Liv­ing Lab in Urban Resilience Gov­er­nance is a col­lab­o­ra­tive ini­tia­tive that brings togeth­er actors from across Cana­da work­ing on urban resilience, from city man­agers to pri­vate enter­pris­es, non-prof­it organ­i­sa­tions, cit­i­zens and aca­d­e­m­ic researchers. Cité-ID is an incu­ba­tor for new inter-sec­toral evi­dence-based approach­es and inno­v­a­tive prac­tices in urban resilience.

News

Apr 14, 2021

Webi­nar on civ­il security Webinar on civil security

On Feb­ru­ary 10, 2021, Joris Arnaud, a researcher with Cité-ID, joined Irène Clouti­er from the City of Montréal’s Office of Eco­log­i­cal Tran­si­tion and Resilience, and Valérie Lemieux of the Mon­tréal Region­al Pub­lic Health Direc­torate, to offer an ini­tial webi­nar on civ­il secu­ri­ty in a series orga­nized by Quebec’s Min­istry of Pub­lic Secu­ri­ty. The webi­nar explored chal­lenges relat­ed to Montréal’s recov­ery fol­low­ing the Covid-19 pan­dem­ic. Joris Arnaud took the oppor­tu­ni­ty to present pre­lim­i­nary resu...

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Dec 18, 2020

Becom­ing a Resilient City in the Time of COVID-19 Becoming a Resilient City in the Time of COVID-19

On Decem­ber 9, Marie-Chris­tine Ther­rien was invit­ed to the radio show Je vote pour la sci­ence broad­cast on Radio VM (91.3 FM). Marie-Chris­tine spoke with host Isabelle Bur­gun about the response of Que­bec cities to COVID-19. Is it eas­i­er to adapt when the munic­i­pal­i­ty is less busy ? What is fun­da­men­tal for adap­ta­tion? How can the pub­lic be involved in the changes that need to be made? How do we build a resilient city? To lis­ten again to this seg­ment of the pro­gram https://​bit​.ly/​2​W​qEpo6 Photo: ...

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Nov 26, 2020

Par­tic­i­pa­tion of Marie-Chris­tine Ther­rien in a round table on AI and COVID-19 Participation of Marie-Christine Therrien in a round table on AI and COVID-19

On Octo­ber 30, Marie-Chris­­tine Ther­rien, direc­tor of the Cité-ID Liv­ingLab and a pro­fes­sor at ENAP, took part in a round table orga­nized by the Inter­na­tion­al Obser­va­to­ry on the Soci­etal Impacts of AI and Dig­i­tal Tech­nolo­gies (OBVIA) on con­tact trac­ing appli­ca­tions devel­oped in response to the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic. Par­tic­i­pants in the round­table ana­lyzed the polit­i­cal, social and orga­ni­za­tion­al chal­lenges of these appli­ca­tions based on expe­ri­ence dur­ing the first wav...

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Nov 26, 2020

Julie-Maude Nor­mandin receives an inter­na­tion­al prize for her doc­tor­al thesis Julie-Maude Normandin receives an international prize for her doctoral thesis

This week, the Chair in Cri­sis Man­age­ment Research at the Uni­ver­sité Tech­nologique de Troyes (UTT) and the École Nationale Supérieure des Officiers de Sapeurs-Pom­piers (France) award­ed its Inter­na­tion­al Prize to Julie-Maude Nor­mandin for her the­sis,​“La sécu­rité civile en trans­for­ma­tion : Analyse com­par­a­tive de la con­cep­tion et de la mise en œuvre de la résilience face aux désas­tres.” (Civ­il secu­ri­ty in trans­for­ma­tion: A com­par­a­tive analy­sis of the con­cep­tion and implementation...

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Apr 8, 2020

A mod­el Recov­ery plan — Covid-19 pan­dem­ic” offered to Que­bec municipalities A model "Recovery plan - Covid-19 pandemic" offered to Quebec municipalities

Post-cri­sis recov­ery is often neglect­ed, which increas­es the con­se­quences of an event, delays the return to nor­mal and reduces learn­ing. To bet­ter recov­er from the pan­dem­ic, the ASCQ offers Que­bec munic­i­pal­i­ties a mod­el of COVID-19 recov­ery plan.This new recov­ery plan is based on the ini­tia­tive devel­oped by the ASCQ and the Cité-ID Liv­ingLab of ENAP-École nationale d’administration publique to improve the recov­ery prac­tices of munic­i­pal­i­ties since 2019. This tool demon­strates the inter­est of com...

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Mar 11, 2020

Social Cap­i­tal Research Syn­the­sis Report Unveiled Social Capital Research Synthesis Report Unveiled

The Cité-ID Liv­ing Lab and the Mai­son de l’innovation sociale (MIS) have devel­oped a research project to meet these objec­tives, in part­ner­ship with the City of Mon­tréal, which aims to assess the rel­e­vance of the con­cept of social cap­i­tal as a vec­tor of urban resilience in dif­fer­ent contexts.This project has three main objectives:1. to devel­op an appro­pri­ate tool for mea­sur­ing social capital;2. to under­stand the mech­a­nisms for cre­at­ing social cap­i­tal; and 3. to devel­op a tool for mea­sur­ing socia...

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Feb 23, 2020

Webi­nar pre­sent­ing a Mod­el Recov­ery Plan Webinar presenting a Model Recovery Plan

On Feb­ru­ary 11, 2020, our team pre­sent­ed a prac­ti­cal tool for under­tak­ing post-flood recov­ery in Québec. Work­ing in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Québec Civ­il Secu­ri­ty Asso­ci­a­tion and the Min­istry of Pub­lic Secu­ri­ty, Cité-ID pre­sent­ed a Mod­el Recov­ery Plan. The aim of the webi­nar was to famil­iar­ize par­tic­i­pants with the tools includ­ed in the Plan so that they might even­tu­al­ly adopt them and try them out in their ter­ri­to­ry. Each tool is sup­port­ed by a users’ man­u­al to facil­i­tate under­stand­ing. Finally,...

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Feb 18, 2020

Marie-Chris­tine Ther­rien par­tic­i­pates in the annu­al meet­ing of the Amer­i­can Asso­ci­a­tion for the Advance­ment of Science Marie-Christine Therrien participates in the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Pro­fes­sor and Direc­tor of the Cité-ID Liv­ing Lab, Marie-Chris­tine Ther­rien par­tic­i­pat­ed in a sci­en­tif­ic pan­el enti­tle­dUr­ban Resilience and Emer­gency Response: The Cli­mate Change Per­spec­tive at last week’s annu­al meet­ing of the Amer­i­can Asso­ci­a­tion for the Advance­ment of Sci­ence. The pan­el was orga­nized by the Office of the Chief Sci­ence Offi­cer of Québec and explored recent inno­va­tions to enable the evi­dence-based devel­op­ment of urban resilience. A sum­ma­ry of the pan­el is avail­able here.Marie-Ch...

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Dec 11, 2019

Review of the sec­ond phase of the post-dis­as­ter recov­ery sup­port process Review of the second phase of the post-disaster recovery support process

Dozens of par­tic­i­pants from Qué­bec’s civ­il secu­ri­ty com­mu­ni­ty gath­ered on Novem­ber 21 and 22, 2019, in Rimous­ki and Que­bec City, and on Decem­ber 2, 2019, in Repentigny, to par­tic­i­pate in pro­to­typ­ing work­shops. These work­shops were part of the sec­ond phase of an action-research project ini­ti­at­ed by the Civ­il Secu­ri­ty Asso­ci­a­tion of Québec (ASCQ) in part­ner­ship with the Min­is­ter of Pub­lic Security​(MPS). The objec­tive was to devel­op tools​“by or for” civ...

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Nov 25, 2019

Marie-Chris­tine Ther­rien and research col­lab­o­ra­tors at Cité-ID co-authored a report, launched by the may­or of Lon­don, on strate­gic coor­di­na­tion for the Euro­pean Counter-Ter­ror­ism Pre­pared­ness Network Marie-Christine Therrien and research collaborators at Cité-ID co-authored a report, launched by the mayor of London, on strategic coordination for the European Counter-Terrorism Preparedness Network

Last week, the Counter-Ter­ror­ism Pre­pared­ness Net­work (CTPN) pub­lished four strate­gic reports aim­ing to share the knowl­edge and expe­ri­ence acquired by major Euro­pean cities around pro­tec­tion and pre­pared­ness against ter­ror­ism. The report was launched by the may­or of Lon­don, Sadiq Khan, in the com­pa­ny of net­work part­ners. Pro­fes­sor Marie-Chris­tine Ther­rien and two Cité-ID researchers, Joris Arnaud and Julie-Maude Nor­mandin, con­tributed to the report on strate­gic coor­di­na­tion in the event of a te...

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  • Webinar on civil security

    Apr 14, 2021

    Webinar on civil security

    On Feb­ru­ary 10, 2021, Joris Arnaud, a researcher with Cité-ID, joined Irène Clouti­er from the City of Montréal’s Office of Eco­log­i­cal Tran­si­tion and Resilience, and Valérie Lemieux of the Mon­tréal Region­al Pub­lic Health Direc­torate, to offer an ini­tial webi­nar on civ­il secu­ri­ty in a series orga­nized by Quebec’s Min­istry of Pub­lic Secu­ri­ty. The webi­nar explored chal­lenges relat­ed to Montréal’s recov­ery fol­low­ing the Covid-19 pan­dem­ic. Joris Arnaud took the oppor­tu­ni­ty to present pre­lim­i­nary resu...

    Read more
  • Becoming a Resilient City in the Time of COVID-19

    Dec 18, 2020

    Becoming a Resilient City in the Time of COVID-19

    On Decem­ber 9, Marie-Chris­tine Ther­rien was invit­ed to the radio show Je vote pour la sci­ence broad­cast on Radio VM (91.3 FM). Marie-Chris­tine spoke with host Isabelle Bur­gun about the response of Que­bec cities to COVID-19. Is it eas­i­er to adapt when the munic­i­pal­i­ty is less busy ? What is fun­da­men­tal for adap­ta­tion? How can the pub­lic be involved in the changes that need to be made? How do we build a resilient city? To lis­ten again to this seg­ment of the pro­gram https://​bit​.ly/​2​W​qEpo6 Photo: ...

    Read more
  • Participation of Marie-Christine Therrien in a round table on AI and COVID-19

    Nov 26, 2020

    Participation of Marie-Christine Therrien in a round table on AI and COVID-19

    On Octo­ber 30, Marie-Chris­­tine Ther­rien, direc­tor of the Cité-ID Liv­ingLab and a pro­fes­sor at ENAP, took part in a round table orga­nized by the Inter­na­tion­al Obser­va­to­ry on the Soci­etal Impacts of AI and Dig­i­tal Tech­nolo­gies (OBVIA) on con­tact trac­ing appli­ca­tions devel­oped in response to the COVID-19 pan­dem­ic. Par­tic­i­pants in the round­table ana­lyzed the polit­i­cal, social and orga­ni­za­tion­al chal­lenges of these appli­ca­tions based on expe­ri­ence dur­ing the first wav...

    Read more
  • Julie-Maude Normandin receives an international prize for her doctoral thesis

    Nov 26, 2020

    Julie-Maude Normandin receives an international prize for her doctoral thesis

    This week, the Chair in Cri­sis Man­age­ment Research at the Uni­ver­sité Tech­nologique de Troyes (UTT) and the École Nationale Supérieure des Officiers de Sapeurs-Pom­piers (France) award­ed its Inter­na­tion­al Prize to Julie-Maude Nor­mandin for her the­sis,​“La sécu­rité civile en trans­for­ma­tion : Analyse com­par­a­tive de la con­cep­tion et de la mise en œuvre de la résilience face aux désas­tres.” (Civ­il secu­ri­ty in trans­for­ma­tion: A com­par­a­tive analy­sis of the con­cep­tion and implementation...

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  • A model "Recovery plan - Covid-19 pandemic" offered to Quebec municipalities

    Apr 8, 2020

    A model "Recovery plan - Covid-19 pandemic" offered to Quebec municipalities

    Post-cri­sis recov­ery is often neglect­ed, which increas­es the con­se­quences of an event, delays the return to nor­mal and reduces learn­ing. To bet­ter recov­er from the pan­dem­ic, the ASCQ offers Que­bec munic­i­pal­i­ties a mod­el of COVID-19 recov­ery plan.This new recov­ery plan is based on the ini­tia­tive devel­oped by the ASCQ and the Cité-ID Liv­ingLab of ENAP-École nationale d’administration publique to improve the recov­ery prac­tices of munic­i­pal­i­ties since 2019. This tool demon­strates the inter­est of com...

    Read more
  • Social Capital Research Synthesis Report Unveiled

    Mar 11, 2020

    Social Capital Research Synthesis Report Unveiled

    The Cité-ID Liv­ing Lab and the Mai­son de l’innovation sociale (MIS) have devel­oped a research project to meet these objec­tives, in part­ner­ship with the City of Mon­tréal, which aims to assess the rel­e­vance of the con­cept of social cap­i­tal as a vec­tor of urban resilience in dif­fer­ent contexts.This project has three main objectives:1. to devel­op an appro­pri­ate tool for mea­sur­ing social capital;2. to under­stand the mech­a­nisms for cre­at­ing social cap­i­tal; and 3. to devel­op a tool for mea­sur­ing socia...

    Read more
  • Webinar presenting a Model Recovery Plan

    Feb 23, 2020

    Webinar presenting a Model Recovery Plan

    On Feb­ru­ary 11, 2020, our team pre­sent­ed a prac­ti­cal tool for under­tak­ing post-flood recov­ery in Québec. Work­ing in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Québec Civ­il Secu­ri­ty Asso­ci­a­tion and the Min­istry of Pub­lic Secu­ri­ty, Cité-ID pre­sent­ed a Mod­el Recov­ery Plan. The aim of the webi­nar was to famil­iar­ize par­tic­i­pants with the tools includ­ed in the Plan so that they might even­tu­al­ly adopt them and try them out in their ter­ri­to­ry. Each tool is sup­port­ed by a users’ man­u­al to facil­i­tate under­stand­ing. Finally,...

    Read more
  • Marie-Christine Therrien participates in the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

    Feb 18, 2020

    Marie-Christine Therrien participates in the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

    Pro­fes­sor and Direc­tor of the Cité-ID Liv­ing Lab, Marie-Chris­tine Ther­rien par­tic­i­pat­ed in a sci­en­tif­ic pan­el enti­tle­dUr­ban Resilience and Emer­gency Response: The Cli­mate Change Per­spec­tive at last week’s annu­al meet­ing of the Amer­i­can Asso­ci­a­tion for the Advance­ment of Sci­ence. The pan­el was orga­nized by the Office of the Chief Sci­ence Offi­cer of Québec and explored recent inno­va­tions to enable the evi­dence-based devel­op­ment of urban resilience. A sum­ma­ry of the pan­el is avail­able here.Marie-Ch...

    Read more
  • Review of the second phase of the post-disaster recovery support process

    Dec 11, 2019

    Review of the second phase of the post-disaster recovery support process

    Dozens of par­tic­i­pants from Qué­bec’s civ­il secu­ri­ty com­mu­ni­ty gath­ered on Novem­ber 21 and 22, 2019, in Rimous­ki and Que­bec City, and on Decem­ber 2, 2019, in Repentigny, to par­tic­i­pate in pro­to­typ­ing work­shops. These work­shops were part of the sec­ond phase of an action-research project ini­ti­at­ed by the Civ­il Secu­ri­ty Asso­ci­a­tion of Québec (ASCQ) in part­ner­ship with the Min­is­ter of Pub­lic Security​(MPS). The objec­tive was to devel­op tools​“by or for” civ...

    Read more
  • Marie-Christine Therrien and research collaborators at Cité-ID co-authored a report, launched by the mayor of London, on strategic coordination for the European Counter-Terrorism Preparedness Network

    Nov 25, 2019

    Marie-Christine Therrien and research collaborators at Cité-ID co-authored a report, launched by the mayor of London, on strategic coordination for the European Counter-Terrorism Preparedness Network

    Last week, the Counter-Ter­ror­ism Pre­pared­ness Net­work (CTPN) pub­lished four strate­gic reports aim­ing to share the knowl­edge and expe­ri­ence acquired by major Euro­pean cities around pro­tec­tion and pre­pared­ness against ter­ror­ism. The report was launched by the may­or of Lon­don, Sadiq Khan, in the com­pa­ny of net­work part­ners. Pro­fes­sor Marie-Chris­tine Ther­rien and two Cité-ID researchers, Joris Arnaud and Julie-Maude Nor­mandin, con­tributed to the report on strate­gic coor­di­na­tion in the event of a te...

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