Median Household Income:
Total Municipal Emissions:
303 T CO2E
Grand Manan has two distinct geological landscapes – the eastern side of the island is composed of Cambrian sedimentary whereas the western side of the island is mainly basalt rock from the Triassic period.
Sea Level Rise:
2100 Highest High Water: 4.8 m (+/- 0.5m)
Sea surface temperature change: +3.5°C
Increased ocean acidification
Ecosystem shift and species migration
Nature Conservancy of Canada protects the Grand Manan migratory bird sanctuary.
Planning and Policy:
The Village shall incorporate a zoning by-law that delineates a sea level rise overlay zones for the 2100 projection.
In areas of possible contamination of water or soil quality because of flooding events, the owner(s) of the asset or infrastructure at risk is responsible for relocating the assets away from the floodplain or flood zone.
Nature and Ecosystems:
The Village should work to protect shorelines from erosion using soft shoreline protection.
The Village will work with the federal government to ensure that the Grand Manan ferry terminal is protected against sea level rise and storm surge.
The Village should work with community members in known floodplains or flood zones to assist with building their resilience to flooding.
Individual and Public:
The Village should work alongside public health service providers to ensure that they are made aware of the individuals outlined to be of higher vulnerability to climatic pressures and risks.