Friday, November 15, 2019

Tag: flooding

Alberta Confirms Funding for Flood Resilience Projects in 2019 Budget

Alberta’s 2019 Budget includes more than $43 million for 15 projects that will increase flood resilience in municipalities and Indigenous communities across the province. “Albertans...

Ontario to Undertake Provincial Climate Impact Assessment

Ontario has announced that it will undertake a multi-sector provincial climate impact assessment as it looks for ways to address climate change. The assessment is...

Intact Invests $1 Million to Help Protect Canadians From Natural Disasters

The Intact Financial Corporation is investing $1 million in charities that are developing practical and effective solutions that help protect people from natural disasters like floods,...

New Report Provides Measures to Protect Commercial Real Estate Against Floods

The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation has developed a comprehensive report that outlines 20 measures that can be implemented by commercial real estate owners...

New Study Explores Canadian Attitudes on Flooding

Increased rates of flooding are taking a toll on Canadians with 31 per cent worried they will experience flooding in the next 12 months....

Local Mayors Call for Immediate Change to Water Levels

The elected leaders of six municipalities­—Belleville, Brighton, Greater Napanee, Prince Edward County, Quinte West, and Tyendinaga—met on September 24, 2019 in Quinte West to...

Kingston, Ont. Receives Funding for Two Disaster Mitigation Initiatives

Mark Gerretsen, member of parliament for Kingston and the Islands, and Bryan Paterson, mayor of the City of Kingston, have announced funding for two...

Columbia Basin Trust Secures $2 Million for LiDAR Mapping Project

The Columbia Basin Trust brought partners together to secure a $2-million project that will collect LiDAR and orthophoto imagery of major water bodies near...

Saskatchewan Announces Transition to Flood Damage Reduction Program

The minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency (WSA), Dustin Duncan, announced that WSA is transitioning the Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program (EFDRP)...

High Risk Communities in Sask. Receive Funding for Flood Mapping

The federal minister of public safety and emergency preparedness, Ralph Goodale, and the minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency, Dustin Duncan, have...

Latest News

X