About us

The Canadian Coastal Resilience Forum (CCRF) seeks to strengthen resilience to natural hazards and climate change in Canada's coastal regions through efforts in risk prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, recovery and rehabilitation. The CCRF contributes to the priorities for action set by the United Nation’s Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (PDF).

Our mission

To facilitate knowledge-sharing across sectors, institutions and disciplines and identify institutional, policy, regulatory, legal, economic, planning, and development strategies for reducing and managing natural hazard risks facing Canadian coastal regions.

Our key objectives

  1. Create a knowledge-exchange platform focused on strengthening coastal resilience, with participation from academia, government, the private sector, non-profit stakeholders, and the public
  2. Build knowledge about risks and strategies for reducing and managing natural hazard risks in Canadian coastal regions
  3. Inform and advise policy-makers and practitioners about strategies that address coastal risks and enhance resilience in a changing climate
Hurricane Bill

Hurricane Bill impacts Atlantic Canada