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Credit Valley Conservation Now Offers Real-time Flood Alerts Via Mobile App

Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) has partnered with Alertable to offer residents real-time flood alerts that can be sent to their mobile devices through push...

Taber, Alberta Receives Federal Funding for Flood Protection

The Municipal District of Taber will be better protected from major floods caused by heavy rainfalls or snowmelts as the Government of Canada invests...

Government of Canada Creates Task Force on Flood Insurance and Relocation

The creation of an interdisciplinary Task Force on Flood Insurance and Relocation has been announced by the Government of Canada. “Flooding in Canada has devastating...

New National Standards and Guidelines Developed for Increasing Flood Resilience

The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (Intact Centre) at the University of Waterloo and the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) have joined forces to...

Government of Canada Invests in Brampton Flood Protection Project

Improvements for the Downtown Brampton Flood Protection project have been announced by Catherine McKenna, minister of infrastructure and communities, Sonia Sidhu, member of parliament...

Funding Announced to Protect Toronto’s Rockcliffe Community From Flooding

Funding has been announced to reduce the impact of severe storms and flooding in Toronto’s Rockcliffe community. “With severe weather events on the rise, it...

Tecumseh, Ont. Receives Federal Funding to Reduce Impacts of Flooding

In recent years, Tecumseh experienced catastrophic storms that caused significant flood damage to local residences and businesses. Funding to reduce the impact of severe storms...

Alberta Government Invests in Flood Mitigation and Adaptation Projects

The Alberta government is spending $53 million from the Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) fund to support projects that will help communities mitigate,...

New Brunswick Releases Flood Map for 2018

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

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...

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