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Three B.C. Communities Receive $76 Million to Increase Flood Resilience

Carla Qualtrough, minister of public services and procurement and accessibility, has announced funding to support initiatives that will help safeguard the City of Surrey,...

Government of Ontario Concludes Engagement Sessions on Flooding

John Yakabuski, minister of natural resources and forestry, released the following statement on the Government of Ontario's flooding engagement sessions: "Our government's top priority has...

Saint John Flood Mitigation Strategy Receives Federal Funding

Marco Mendicino, parliamentary secretary to the minister of infrastructure and communities, and Don Darling, mayor of the City of Saint John, announced funding for...

B.C. Government Approves $3 Million in Emergency Preparedness Funding

Twenty-two local and regional governments in British Columbia (B.C.) have been approved to receive more than $3 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding to...

Flood Mitigation Project in Sussex, New Brunswick Receives Federal Funding

Alaina Lockhart, member of parliament for Fundy Royal, announced $637,500 in federal funding to New Brunswick under the National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP) to better plan...

Government of Canada Contributes to Flood Mitigation Projects in Kawartha Lakes

Two projects undertaken by Kawartha Conservation have received over $100,150 in federal funding to better plan for and protect against the effects of flooding. Kawartha Conservation...

Government of Ontario Commits to Increasing ProvinceFlood Resilience

In the Legislature on May 13, 2019, Premier Doug Ford highlighted the Ontario government's commitment to increasing the province's resilience to flooding. "I want to...

Government of Ontario Makes Statement on Flooding Situation

On May 10, Premier Doug Ford and John Yakabuski, minister of natural resources and forestry, issued the following statement on the flooding situation in...

Federal and Provincial Ministers Meet to Discuss Support for Floods

Canada's minister of public safety and emergency preparedness, Ralph Goodale, spoke with other federal ministers, provincial ministers, and officials from Ontario, Quebec, and New...

Conservation Authority Urges Residents to Take Measures that Reduce Flood Risk

Given the flooding that has recently occurred in several communities across Canada, which is a stark reminder of how devastating the damage can be,...

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