Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tag: flooding

Government of Alberta Appoints Martin Ignasiak to Expedite Construction of Springbank...

The Government of Alberta is appointing lawyer Martin Ignasiak to assess opportunities to expedite construction of the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir. Ignasiak, a partner at the...

Central Lake Ontario Conservation Receives Federal Funding for Floodplain Mapping

Jennifer O’Connell, member of parliament for Pickering–Uxbridge, announced $45,000 in federal funding under the National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP) to help Central Lake Ontario Conservation better...

Gov’t of Canada Helps Protect Residents Along Fraser River from Flooding

François-Philippe Champagne, the minister of infrastructure and communities, announced funding for a flood mitigation project in the Fraser Valley. “Our investment in this critical dike...

Government of Canada Helps Protect Richmond, B.C. from Flooding

François-Philippe Champagne, the minister of infrastructure and communities, announced funding for a flood protection project in Richmond, British Columbia. The project involves upgrading approximately 4.3...

Windsor Residents to Benefit from Flood Protection Initiatives

Marco Mendicino, parliamentary secretary to the minister of infrastructure and communities, announced funding for flood protection initiatives in Windsor, Ontario. “Taking concrete steps to adapt...

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...

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