Sunday, February 17, 2019

Tag: flooding

Government of Canada Supports Interlake Reserves Tribal Council to Reduce Climate-Related...

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, announced an investment of $814,000 to support the Interlake Reserves Tribal Council in its efforts to...

New Reports Give Sask. Guidance on Flood and Natural Hazards

Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Government Relations has released a Saskatchewan Flood and Natural Hazard Risk Assessment that provincial and local officials can use as an...

National Disaster Mitigation Program Supports Dam Decommissioning

British Columbia’s Capital Regional District (CRD) has received $460,000 in federal and provincial grant funding through the National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP) for the...

Port Lands Flood Protection Project Breaks Ground

Yesterday, excavation commenced on a new river valley as part of the Port Lands Flood Protection project on Toronto’s waterfront. The project was designed to...

Brock University Launching Research Project on Coastal Flooding in Ontario

A research project examining how coastal communities can deal with the impacts of climate change will formally launch in the Town of Lincoln, Ontario...

National Disaster Mitigation Program Supports Flood Prevention and Mitigation in B.C.

On Friday, more than $16.5 million in federal and provincial funding was announced to support work on 32 projects under the National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP). Joyce...

Canada Seeks to Establish Arms-Length Institute on Climate Change

Canada is soliciting proposals from independent experts to establish an arm’s-length, policy-oriented organization on clean growth and climate change. Announced by the Minister of Environment...

Colwood, B.C. Hosts Community Climate Adaptation Project

Colwood, B.C. has been selected along with seven other communities to participate in an Island-wide collaborative project to help communities understand how a changing...

Improved Weather-Forecasting Infrastructure Moves Forward

Installation proceeds on a $95-million upgrade of Canada’s weather-forecasting infrastructure, with the completion of a new radar system in Blainville, Quebec. Improved prediction of weather-related...

Environmental Commissioner Says New Climate Law Too Weak

Yesterday, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Dianne Saxe, released a report on climate action in Ontario, which provides evidence of the impacts a warming...

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