Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tag: flooding

Twenty Flood Mitigation Projects in B.C. Receive $14.88 Million in Funding

More than $14.88 million in federal and provincial funding has been announced to support 20 flood mitigation projects in British Columbia (B.C.). The announcement was...

Saskatchewan Funding Long-Term Flood Mitigation Program

Saskatchewan’s Minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency (WSA), Dustin Duncan, has announced that WSA is again transitioning the Emergency Flood Damage Reduction...

Doug McNeil Named as Ontario’s Special Advisor on Flooding

Doug McNeil has been named Ontario's special advisor on flooding by the Government of Ontario. The announcement was made by John Yakabuski, minister of...

Flooding in Eastern Canada Causes $208 Million in Insured Damage

The spring flooding that took place in late April and May across Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick caused close to $208 million in insured...

New Study Examines State of Local Adaptation Planning in Canada

Over the past year, researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the University of Waterloo (UW) worked with the Federation of Canadian...

Grand Forks, B.C. Receives $50 Million for Flood Mitigation Project

The Government of Canada is providing $50 million for a flood mitigation project in the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary community of Grand Forks,...

IBC Releases Report on Managing Flood Costs of High Risk Properties

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has released a paper that provides Options for Managing the Flood Costs of Canada’s Highest Risk Residential Properties. In...

Resilient Calgary Strategy Receives Approval from Calgary City Council

Calgary City Council approved the Resilient Calgary strategy on June 17, 2019. The strategy provides a vision to make Calgary a more resilient city for...

AFN National Chief Supports IRTC’s Demand for Consultations on Outlet Channel...

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde fully supports the Interlake Reserves Tribal Council (IRTC) in its demand that the Government of...

New Partnership to Strengthen Water Resource Management

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Global Water Partnership (GWP) are increasing their long-standing cooperation to strengthen water resource management. This is at a time...

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