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Nova Scotia Provides Funding to Support Municipal Infrastructure

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Fifteen projects in Nova Scotia will receive funding to help mitigate flood risk and support municipal infrastructure. This includes $675,477 for 10 projects under the...

Natural Assets Help Communities Better Manage Flood Risk: Report

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The latest research from the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI) found that natural assets like wetlands, forests, and ponds help communities in Canada better...

Collaboration and High-Res Maps Improve Flood Risk Management: Study

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Community collaboration and high-resolution maps are key factors in delivering effective flood risk management, according to a new study. "The impacts of flooding continue to...

Top Five Research Stories of 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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

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