Tips to protect your client’s home from flooding

Dr. Blair Feltmate is the head of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo. The Intact Centre is an incubator for research and knowledge mobilization, with an aim to limit the negative impacts associated with climate change and extreme weather events in Canada. Previous positions Blair has held include Vice President, Sustainable Development, Bank of Montreal; Director, Sustainable Development, OPG; Partner, Sustainable Investment Group/YMG Capital Management; and President, Sustainable Systems Associates. His early career began by developing the sustainable development programs for such companies as Noranda, Falconbridge, Placer Dome, Barrick Gold, Consumers Gas and the American Chemistry Council. Blair is Chair of the Federal Government of Canada Expert Panel on Climate Adaptation and Resilience Results. He is also Chair of the Electricity Transmission and Distribution Adaptation Standard for Canadian Standards Association (CSA). He also serves on other flood mitigation Standards committees for CSA.