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New Brunswick Releases Flood Map for 2018

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New Brunswick’s Department of Environment and Local Government has used the latest available technology to create a flood map for 2018. That year, the...

Report Gives Canada “C” Grade on Flood Preparedness

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Canada’s provinces and territories received a grade of C on flood preparedness in a new report. The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University...

Water Security Agency to Increase Funding for Emergency Flood Damage Reduction...

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To help communities respond to widespread flooding, the Water Security Agency (WSA) will be expanding the Emergency Flood Damage Reduction Program (EFDRP) by $2...

District of Squamish Receives $4-Million Grant for Flood Protection Project

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The District of Squamish has received a grant totalling $4,049,878 through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program offered by the Government of Canada. The funding will be...

Manitoba Issues Updated Flood Warning and High Water Advisory

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Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre issued an updated flood warning and high water advisory for southwest and western Manitoba. On July 1, based on engineering...

Manitoba Invests $33 Million in Projects to Improve Climate Resilience

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The Manitoba government is investing $33 million to improve climate resilience and support municipalities across the province, according to an announcement by Premier Brian...

Fort McMurray Flooding Causes Over $228 Million in Insured Damage

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The spring flooding that occurred in Fort McMurray, Alberta caused over $228 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). The majority of...

Wood Buffalo Council Approves Motions to Support Flood Recovery

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The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has approved a number of motions to support flood recovery and reconstruction activities. “We are going to do everything...

British Columbia Prepares to Launch Digital Emergency Support Services

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With annual flood and wildfire seasons approaching in British Columbia and physical distancing restrictions in place due to COVID-19, the Province of British Columbia...

OBWB Launches Website to Help Residents and Local Governments Minimize Flood...

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The Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has launched the “Okanagan Flood Story” website, which aims to help residents and local governments minimize flood risk. “We’re very...

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