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Projects

Apr 17, 2021

Flood Risk Gov­er­nance in a Chang­ing Climate Flood Risk Governance in a Changing Climate

The costs of flood dam­age in Cana­da are high and are like­ly to increase with cli­mate change. Cité-ID Liv­ingLab is work­ing with researchers on a com­par­a­tive study of local and region­al gov­er­nance of flood risk man­age­ment in Canada. 

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Apr 17, 2021

Dig­i­tal tech­nolo­gies and COVID-19 in Quebec Digital technologies and COVID-19 in Quebec

The COVID-19 pan­dem­ic has high­light­ed the impor­tance of dig­i­tiz­ing gov­ern­ment infor­ma­tion and com­mu­ni­ca­tion sys­tems, as well as the chal­lenges this involves. At the start of the pan­dem­ic, many health author­i­ties still depend­ed on paper-based process­es, man­u­al entry and trans­mis­sion by fax. They were forced to adapt and change their prac­tices very quickly.

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Apr 17, 2021

Social ties and resilience dur­ing the COVID-19 pandemic Social ties and resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic

The quan­ti­ty and qual­i­ty of social ties are a cru­cial fac­tor in the abil­i­ty of cit­i­zens and com­mu­ni­ties to recov­er from a dis­as­ter. In the con­text of the Covid-19 pan­dem­ic and pub­lic health guide­lines regard­ing phys­i­cal dis­tanc­ing, social bonds are now even more like­ly to influ­ence post-cri­sis recov­ery. Changes in social ties due to the pan­dem­ic can also have neg­a­tive con­se­quences on resources nor­mal­ly acces­si­ble to indi­vid­u­als in times of crisis. 

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Oct 1, 2020

Cité-ID part­ners with the LICER on reg­u­la­to­ry experimentation Cité-ID partners with the LICER on regulatory experimentation

Since May 2020, Cité-ID has part­nered with the Lab­o­ra­toire d’innovation civique pour l’expérimentation régle­men­taire (LICER, or the Civic inno­va­tion lab­o­ra­to­ry for reg­u­la­to­ry exper­i­men­ta­tion). Ini­ti­at­ed as part of Mon­tréal en com­mun (for­mer­ly the City of Montréal’s Smart City Chal­lenge), the LICER is a col­lec­tive project led by the Mai­son de l’innovation sociale (MIS) to remove reg­u­la­to­ry bar­ri­ers that can hin­der inno­va­tion at munic­i­pal and local levels.

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Mar 20, 2019

Analy­sis of the imple­men­ta­tion of the Com­mon Oper­at­ing Pic­ture in London Analysis of the implementation of the Common Operating Picture in London

For more than eight years, Lon­don Resilience Group has facil­i­tat­ed a week­ly tele­con­fer­ence between a wide range of part­ners from across the pub­lic, pri­vate and third sec­tors in Lon­don. This serves a hori­zon scan­ning func­tion and enables updates and infor­ma­tion to be shared rel­e­vant to pre­pared­ness for pre-planned or inci­dents. This is cap­tured with­in a doc­u­ment called the Com­mon Oper­at­ing Pic­ture (COP) that is cir­cu­lat­ed across the partnership.

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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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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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