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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...

Gov’t of Canada Funds Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced funding for the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project in Calgary, Alberta. In June 2013, communities in...

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

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

Gov’t of Canada Invests in Flood Mitigation Infrastructure in Drumheller, AB.

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced funding for a project to enhance Drumheller, Alberta’s Flood Mitigation and Climate Change Adaptation...

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

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced funding for several flood mitigation projects in Edmonton. This includes building new dry ponds in...

Cost of Severe Weather Damages in 2018 Fourth-Highest on Record

Insured damage for severe weather events across Canada reached $1.9 billion in 2018, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ) and the Insurance...

AB Flood Mapping, Stormwater, and Alert System Projects Receive Funding

More than two dozen Albertan communities are getting new and replacement flood mapping to support emergency response and long-term planning in the province. The federal...

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