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Government of Canada Invests in Brampton Flood Protection Project

Improvements for the Downtown Brampton Flood Protection project have been announced by Catherine McKenna, minister of infrastructure and communities, Sonia Sidhu, member of parliament...

Funding Announced to Reduce Impacts of Flooding in LaSalle, Ontario

Funding to reduce the impact of severe storms and flooding in the LaSalle area has been announced. “We are proud to partner with Infrastructure Canada...

Funding Announced to Protect Toronto’s Rockcliffe Community From Flooding

Funding has been announced to reduce the impact of severe storms and flooding in Toronto’s Rockcliffe community. “With severe weather events on the rise, it...

Tecumseh, Ont. Receives Federal Funding to Reduce Impacts of Flooding

In recent years, Tecumseh experienced catastrophic storms that caused significant flood damage to local residences and businesses. Funding to reduce the impact of severe storms...

Alberta Government Invests in Flood Mitigation and Adaptation Projects

The Alberta government is spending $53 million from the Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) fund to support projects that will help communities mitigate,...

New Brunswick Releases Flood Map for 2018

New Brunswick’s Department of Environment and Local Government has used the latest available technology to create a flood map for 2018. That year, the...

Report Gives Canada “C” Grade on Flood Preparedness

Canada’s provinces and territories received a grade of C on flood preparedness in a new report. The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University...

Water Security Agency to Increase Funding for Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program

To help communities respond to widespread flooding, the Water Security Agency (WSA) will be expanding the Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program (EFDRP) by $2...

Fort McMurray Flooding Causes Over $228 Million in Insured Damage

The spring flooding that occurred in Fort McMurray, Alberta caused over $228 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). The majority of...

New Partnership Aims to Address Flooding in Okanagan Valley

With many eyes on rising lake levels these days, researchers from UBC's Okanagan (UBCO) campus are partnering with the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) to...

New Bridge in Dawson Creek, B.C. to Protect Residents from Flooding

Construction of a new bridge to replace the existing three culverts under 8th Street in downtown Dawson Creek, B.C. will start in June 2020....

Government of Ontario Prepares for Potential Spring Flooding

The Ontario government has been working with federal and municipal governments, First Nations partners, and non-governmental organizations to prepare for potential spring flooding. "During these...

Ontario Releases its Flooding Strategy

The Government of Ontario has released its new flood strategy, which looks to reduce the risk and increase preparedness of flood events. "We know that...

USask Professor Leads Project to Predict River Ice Jams and Reduce Risk of Flooding

A University of Saskatchewan professor is working on better predicting ice formation in rivers, and potential ice jamming, to reduce the risk of flooding. When...

District of Kent, B.C. Declares State of Emergency Due to Flooding

A state of local emergency was declared by Mayor Sylvia Pranger for the District of Kent on February 1, 2020. Heavy precipitation in the area...

Special Advisor on Flooding Recognizes Critical Role of CAs

Conservation Ontario is pleased that the report released by Ontario’s Special Advisor on Flooding recognizes the critical role that conservation authorities play in Ontario’s...

Ontario Government Releases Report from Special Advisor on Flooding

The Ontario government’s Special Advisor on Flooding delivered his report on October 31, 2019. In July 2019, Natural Resources Minister John Yakabuski named Doug McNeil...

New Study Explores Canadian Attitudes on Flooding

Increased rates of flooding are taking a toll on Canadians with 31 per cent worried they will experience flooding in the next 12 months....

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