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Projects

Projects

Feb 8, 2019

The Saint-Michel North hous­ing project The Saint-Michel North housing project

This action-research project was ini­ti­at­ed by a recent­ly cre­at­ed social inno­va­tion unit of the Mon­tréal munic­i­pal hous­ing office (Office munic­i­pal d’habitation or OMHM). It aims to devel­op a social inno­va­tion effort as part of the project to remod­el the Saint-Michel North hous­ing project and sub­se­quent relo­ca­tion of ten­ants. All par­ties are involved in the under­tak­ing, includ­ing ten­ants of the hous­ing project, OMHM employ­ees, and pub­lic and com­mu­ni­ty part­ner orga­ni­za­tions. Cité-ID is accom­pa­ny­ing and doc­u­ment­ing the OMHM ini­tia­tive in order to iden­ti­fy orga­ni­za­tion­al mech­a­nisms estab­lished by the OMHM and oth­er stake­hold­ers to cre­ate the con­di­tions required for a healthy, safe, har­mo­nious, open and resilient liv­ing environment.

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Feb 4, 2019

Meta-syn­the­sis of knowl­edge on the con­cept of Com­mon Oper­a­tional Picture” Meta-synthesis of knowledge on the concept of "Common Operational Picture"

This meta-syn­the­sis of sci­en­tif­ic pub­li­ca­tions sets out to describe cur­rent knowl­edge around the con­cept of the Com­mon Oper­a­tional Pic­ture (COP). The COP is an approach used to improve the qual­i­ty of infor­ma­tion shar­ing and enable the devel­op­ment of a com­mon under­stand­ing to sup­port the coor­di­na­tion of actors dur­ing a cri­sis. It also serves more gen­er­al­ly to devel­op skills for arriv­ing at a com­mon pic­ture of a situation.

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May 24, 2018

Approach to Devel­op a Col­lab­o­ra­tive Gov­er­nance for Risk Assess­ment Gov­er­nance of Crit­i­cal Infrastructures 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.

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Apr 15, 2018

Resilience bonds Resilience bonds

A green bond” is an instru­ment made avail­able on the pub­lic mar­ket by a pub­lic enti­ty or com­pa­ny to fund envi­ron­men­tal projects, such as, for exam­ple, the devel­op­ment of renew­able ener­gies, the improve­ment of ener­gy effi­cien­cy, or the devel­op­ment of trans­port infra­struc­ture with low GHG emis­sions (https://​www​.con​nais​sancedesen​er​gies​.org/​q​u​e​s​t​-​c​e​-​q​u​u​n​e​-​o​b​l​i​g​a​t​i​o​n​-​v​e​r​t​e​-​170504).

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Apr 15, 2018

Resilience and social cap­i­tal : youth 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.

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Apr 15, 2018

Resilience and social cap­i­tal : prepa­ra­tion for cat­a­stroph­ic events 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.

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