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Kelowna to enhance flood protection and improve fish habitats

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KELOWNA, BC - The City of Kelowna is excited to announce the planned installation of four riffles – shallow landforms constructed from rocks –...

Okanagan communities receive $9.1M for flood mitigation

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Vernon, BC — Two communities in the Okanagan will take steps to protect themselves from flooding caused by climate change through an investment of more than $9.1...

UBC scientists, other groups, call for return of Sumas Lake in...

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New paper finds restoring the lake will help in climate adaptation, endangered species restoration and Indigenous reconciliation A new proposal has emerged in response to...

Canada expands and improves warning system for coastal flooding

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Major expansion of Environment and Climate Change Canada's capacity to predict and alert Canadians about coastal flooding GATINEAU, QC - Coastal flooding is a regular occurrence along Canada's marine coasts and...

No Flood Mitigation Funding for Abbotsford, Merritt and Princeton

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Three BC municipalities devasted by flooding in 2021, along with industry and business leaders are calling on the federal government to change the way...

Grand Forks to receive better flood protection

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GRAND FORKS, BC - People, property and businesses in and around Grand Forks will be further protected from floodwaters with the construction of a...

Flood response improved this year in the Klondike Valley after action...

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KLONDIKE VALLEY, Yukon - Following the de-activation of the Emergency Control Group (ECG) in relation to break-up on the Klondike River and flooding in...

Investment made to protect homes and farms within Nicomekl River floodplains

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Surrey, British Columbia — Surrey is ensuring that homes and farms are safe from flooding along a vulnerable segment of the Nicomekl River dike after...

Kirkland Lake declares state of emergency due to flooding

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Kirkland Lake, ON - At 4:06 pm on Friday April 12, 2024, Stacy Wight, Mayor of the Town of Kirkland Lake, declared an emergency...

Fraser River communities receive $10M for flood mitigation projects

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CHILLIWACK, BC - In a significant move to enhance community resilience and safeguard against the impacts of severe weather events, $10 million is being...

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