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Manitoba Releases Fall 2019 Red River Floodway Operation Report

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Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced that the Government of Manitoba has released its Fall 2019 report on the Red River floodway operation. “The unprecedented late-year...

Impacts of Severe Weather Event Diminishing in Manitoba

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Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports the impacts of the severe weather event in mid-October are diminishing. However, flood warnings and high water advisories...

New Study Examines State of Local Adaptation Planning in Canada

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Over the past year, researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the University of Waterloo (UW) worked with the Federation of Canadian...

Local Erosion Protection Initiatives Receive Federal Funding

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François-Philippe Champagne, minister of infrastructure and communities, and Jennifer Innis, chair of the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority’s (TRCA) Board of Directors, announced funding...

Gov’t of Canada Provides Funding to Increase Flood Resilience in Yellowknife

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New funding has been announced by the Government of Canada and the City of Yellowknife to support a project that will increase flood resilience...

New Reports Give Sask. Guidance on Flood and Natural Hazards

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Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Government Relations has released a Saskatchewan Flood and Natural Hazard Risk Assessment that provincial and local officials can use as an...

Colwood, B.C. Hosts Community Climate Adaptation Project

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Colwood, B.C. has been selected along with seven other communities to participate in an Island-wide collaborative project to help communities understand how a changing...

Improved Weather-Forecasting Infrastructure Moves Forward

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Installation proceeds on a $95-million upgrade of Canada’s weather-forecasting infrastructure, with the completion of a new radar system in Blainville, Quebec. Improved prediction of weather-related...

Ont. Ice Storm Caused Over $190M in Insured Damage

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Strong winds, flooding, heavy snow, and ice from the mid-April ice storm in southern Ontario resulted in more than $190 million in insured damage,...

New Brunswick Increases Funding for Emergency Preparedness

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The Government of New Brunswick has announced an additional $1.7 million in funding to help improve local emergency preparedness and double the number of...

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