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New Canada-wide maps show how floodplains may become inundated

A Western University professor has developed Canada-wide maps showing how floodplains—including low-lying areas of major cities like Vancouver and Montreal—may become inundated in the next...

Funding announced to improve flood resiliency in 12 B.C. communities

Federal funding has been announced to increase flood resiliency and improve the safety of residents in 12 communities across B.C. “We’ve seen how devastating extreme weather...

GNWT Issues Statement on Current Flooding in NWT

Premier Caroline Cochrane and Paulie Chinna, minister of municipal and community affairs and minister responsible for the NWT Housing Corporation, issued the following statement...

Multi-sectoral Network Launches New Initiative Called Unflood Ontario

A multi‐sectoral network of over 50 community foundations, insurance industry representatives, businesses, environmental groups, and green infrastructure advocates have launched a new initiative called Unflood...

Unprecedented High Water Levels Expected Across NWT

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is advising the that unprecedented high water levels are expected across the territory this spring, which will...

Ontario Government Provides Update on Flooding Strategy

The initiatives being adopted as part of Ontario’s Flooding Strategy will help ensure that the public is better prepared for flooding events and flood...

Government of Canada Creates Task Force on Flood Insurance and Relocation

The creation of an interdisciplinary Task Force on Flood Insurance and Relocation has been announced by the Government of Canada. “Flooding in Canada has devastating...

New National Standards and Guidelines Developed for Increasing Flood Resilience

The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre) at the University of Waterloo and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) have joined forces to...

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...

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,...

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