Christine Callihoo, MSc, RPP, MCIP
Sr. Community Climate Resilience/Adaptation Planner
Christine has more than 20 years professional consulting experience in land use and community planning, climate change adaptation planning, asset management planning, and research and policy development with a focus upon the natural environment, human settlements and self- determination; building community resiliency. Christine has worked with all jurisdictional settings including federal, provincial, regional, and municipal, in addition to Indigenous governments including co-development of climate change adaptation plans for communities in Canada’s Arctic and on the west coast, co-development of integrated asset management plans, a guidebook specific to building climate resiliency in forest-dependent communities in Canada, and developing strategic action plans based upon ‘deep dive’ engagement with those who are to champion the outcomes. She has contributed to key processes and assessments including the Infrastructure Canada’s Climate Lens General Guidance 2018 and the IPCC Working Group II Climate Change 2014 ‐ Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability WGIIAR5 documents.
Christine is an author of numerous publications and a presenter on various topics, as well as an award-winning volunteer in emergency planning and response with the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Fire Department.