Thursday, July 18, 2019

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Netherlands, China Partner for New Action on Climate Crisis

China and the Netherlands have announced a new initiative to accelerate action to make China and the region more resilient to the reality of...

Grand Forks, B.C. Receives $50 Million for Flood Mitigation Project

The Government of Canada is providing $50 million for a flood mitigation project in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary community of Grand Forks,...

IBC Releases Report on Managing Flood Costs of High Risk Properties

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has released a paper that provides Options for Managing the Flood Costs of Canada’s Highest Risk Residential Properties. In...

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...

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...

Canada Helps Protect Chatham-Kent from Flooding

Marco Mendicino, parliamentary secretary to the minister of infrastructure and communities, and Darrin Canniff, mayor of Chatham-Kent, announced funding for a flood mitigation project...

Canada Invests $8.8 Million in Flood Infrastructure for Sudbury, Ontario

Funding was announced by Infrastructure and Communities Minister François-Philippe Champagne for the Junction Creek flood mitigation control and improvements project in Sudbury, Ontario. This project...

Gov’t of Canada Helps Protect Toronto and York Region from Severe...

François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced funding for four projects in the City of Toronto and York Region that will make these...

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