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Manitoba Issues Updated Flood Warning and High Water Advisory

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Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre issued an updated flood warning and high water advisory for southwest and western Manitoba. On July 1, based on engineering...

Manitoba Invests $33 Million in Projects to Improve Climate Resilience

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The Manitoba government is investing $33 million to improve climate resilience and support municipalities across the province, according to an announcement by Premier Brian...

Wood Buffalo Council Approves Motions to Support Flood Recovery

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The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has approved a number of motions to support flood recovery and reconstruction activities. “We are going to do everything...

Government of Ontario Prepares for Potential Spring Flooding

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The Ontario government has been working with federal and municipal governments, First Nations partners, and non-governmental organizations to prepare for potential spring flooding. "During these...

Manitoba Advises Red River Floodway to be Activated

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A high water warning for the Red River south of Winnipeg has been issued by the Manitoba government. The Government of Manitoba is preparing...

Flood Mitigation and Erosion Control Underway Along Toronto Waterfront

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The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), in partnership with the City of Toronto, will be undertaking flood and erosion control work at several...

Manitoba Launches Flood Protection Program for Municipalities

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The Manitoba government has launched a flood protection program to help municipalities prepare for spring flooding, according to an announcement made by Municipal Relations...

USask Professor Leads Project to Predict River Ice Jams and Reduce...

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A University of Saskatchewan professor is working on better predicting ice formation in rivers, and potential ice jamming, to reduce the risk of flooding. When...

District of Kent, B.C. Declares State of Emergency Due to Flooding

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A state of local emergency was declared by Mayor Sylvia Pranger for the District of Kent on February 1, 2020. Heavy precipitation in the area...

Collaboration and High-Res Maps Improve Flood Risk Management: Study

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Community collaboration and high-resolution maps are key factors in delivering effective flood risk management, according to a new study. "The impacts of flooding continue to...

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