Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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Canada and British Columbia invest in resilience projects

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British Columbia - The Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia are investing over $29.5 million in 11 projects through the Investing...

B.C. flooding evacuees to get additional financial support

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To help people meet the immediate needs of flooding evacuees, the Province of B.C. is teaming up with the Canadian Red Cross to provide...

First Nations in B.C. affected by recent flooding to receive federal...

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First Nations in B.C. that have been affected by the recent flooding in the province will be receiving federal funding. Indigenous Services Minister Patty Hajdu...

Partnership spares demolition of homes located in Grand Forks floodplain

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The City of Grand Forks and the Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) reached an agreement that will provide housing through the relocation of houses currently...

Federal government to assist B.C. with response to extreme flooding

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Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair confirmed that the Government of Canada has approved a Request for Federal Assistance from the Province of British Columbia...

Federal response group meets to discuss floods, extreme weather in B.C.

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On November 17, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the president of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and minister of emergency preparedness, Bill...

New Canada-wide maps show how floodplains may become inundated

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A Western University professor has developed Canada-wide maps showing how floodplains—including low-lying areas of major cities like Vancouver and Montreal—may become inundated in the next...

Smart City Water develops new approach to reduce urban flooding

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Smart City Water Inc., a drainage asset management software and service company for the municipal industry, has developed and launched a new approach to...

Warmer, wetter, wilder: 38 million people in the Great Lakes region...

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The Great Lakes are getting warmer, wetter, and wilder. These atypical conditions are amplifying other threats. Harmful algal blooms are increasing in severity and...

P.E.I. launches new online coastal flood maps

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A new online mapping tool has been launched to help businesses, not for profits, government and all Islanders identify their vulnerability to coastal flooding...

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