May 6, 2019
Recovery improvement project
Within the Minister of Public Security’s (MPS) action plan for civil security related to floods (2018), the Civil Security Association of Québec (ASCQ) was made responsible for implementing Measure No. 22, which aims to document best practices in municipal civil security. To fulfill this mandate, the ASCQ partnered with the Cité-ID Living Lab to undertake a research-action project on post-disaster recovery.
May 24, 2018
Approach to Develop a Collaborative Governance for Risk Assessment Governance of Critical Infrastructures
This action research project initiated by Ouranos, aims to build a global risk assessment approach for critical infrastructures in two Regional county municipalities in the context of climate change. Cité-ID supports the realization of this project through a collaborative governance process. Funded by the Ministry of Public Security and the Green Fund, this initiative is carried out in partnership with Polytechnique Montréal, experts in risk management.
Apr 15, 2018
Resilience and social capital : youth
Citizens play a central role in the resilience of a city. Whereas work on resilience development is often carried out with the working-age population, kids and teenagers represent an often-overlooked means of reaching the population (i.e. their parents and grandparents), as well as cultivating their own engagement as citizens.
Apr 15, 2018
Resilience and social capital : preparation for catastrophic events
An important aspect of de development of urban resilience is social capital, which represents the collection of social resources available in a community of citizens. This includes social contacts, community belonging, etc. Social capital enables constructive population response to unexpected events, reducing the weight borne by the State, and speeds recovery. While social capital relies essentially on interpersonal relations, the State can play a role in fostering it.