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Nova Scotia Receives Funding to Reduce Impacts of Coastal Flooding

Federal Minister of Rural Economic Development Bernadette Jordan and federal Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Lloyd Hines announced funding for two projects in...

Cheslatta Carrier Nation, Province Sign Agreements to Address Historic Wrong

More than 65 years after its lands were flooded to make way for the creation of the Nechako Reservoir, the Cheslatta Carrier Nation has...

Report Identifies Ways to Protect Homes from Basement Flooding

With the right information and often for less than $250, homeowners can protect their homes from the increasing risks of basement floods, according to...

Ontario Reduces Transfer Payments to Conservation Authorities by Half

Provincial funding for conservation authority programs, which warn people about flooding and protect properties from costly damages, has been reduced by half as a...

Conservation Authorities Unclear About Impacts to Budgets

Ontario’s 2019 Budget was released on April 11, 2019 and conservation authorities have received no confirmation about the status of their important provincial transfer...

Winter Storm Causes Over $124 Million in Insured Damage Across Eastern...

The winter storm that hit Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia in March 2019 caused over $124 million in insured damage, according to...

Ontario Thaw Causes Over $70 Million in Insured Damage

Two severe weather events in Ontario caused over $70 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ).* "Severe weather events driven...

Government of Ontario Undertaking Consultations to Improve Conservation Authorities

The Government of Ontario is undertaking consultations to ensure conservation authorities focus and deliver on their core mandate of protecting people, property, and natural...

Pilot Program to Increase Flood Risk Awareness in Squamish, B.C.

Squamish is one of three Canadian communities chosen for a new door-to-door pilot program to boost flood risk awareness and emergency preparedness at the...

Get Smart on Stormwater to Save Billions

As climate change begins to gather speed, its impacts become more visible each year. It is not just about polar bears anymore. It isn’t...

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