Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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Top Five Research Stories of 2019

Of the news stories that examined new research in the water sector, the following five news stories that were the most read on Water...

B.C. Government Approves $3 Million in Emergency Preparedness Funding

Twenty-two local and regional governments in British Columbia (B.C.) have been approved to receive more than $3 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding to...

Government of Ontario Commits to Increasing ProvinceFlood Resilience

In the Legislature on May 13, 2019, Premier Doug Ford highlighted the Ontario government's commitment to increasing the province's resilience to flooding. "I want to...

Windsor Residents to Benefit from Flood Protection Initiatives

Marco Mendicino, parliamentary secretary to the minister of infrastructure and communities, announced funding for flood protection initiatives in Windsor, Ontario. “Taking concrete steps to adapt...

Report Identifies Ways to Protect Homes from Basement Flooding

With the right information and often for less than $250, homeowners can protect their homes from the increasing risks of basement floods, according to...

Ontario Reduces Transfer Payments to Conservation Authorities by Half

Provincial funding for conservation authority programs, which warn people about flooding and protect properties from costly damages, has been reduced by half as a...

Winter Storm Causes Over $124 Million in Insured Damage Across Eastern...

The winter storm that hit Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia in March 2019 caused over $124 million in insured damage, according to...

Government of Ontario Undertaking Consultations to Improve Conservation Authorities

The Government of Ontario is undertaking consultations to ensure conservation authorities focus and deliver on their core mandate of protecting people, property, and natural...

Pilot Program to Increase Flood Risk Awareness in Squamish, B.C.

Squamish is one of three Canadian communities chosen for a new door-to-door pilot program to boost flood risk awareness and emergency preparedness at the...

Home Insurance Buyers Lack Access to Public Flood Data

Canadian homeowners do not have the information they need to know if they should buy flood insurance, leaving them exposed to significant financial risk. A...

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