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Funding announced to improve flood resiliency in 12 B.C. communities

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Federal funding has been announced to increase flood resiliency and improve the safety of residents in 12 communities across B.C. “We’ve seen how devastating extreme weather...

GNWT Issues Statement on Current Flooding in NWT

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Premier Caroline Cochrane and Paulie Chinna, minister of municipal and community affairs and minister responsible for the NWT Housing Corporation, issued the following statement...

Multi-sectoral Network Launches New Initiative Called Unflood Ontario

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A multi‐sectoral network of over 50 community foundations, insurance industry representatives, businesses, environmental groups, and green infrastructure advocates have launched a new initiative called Unflood...

Kashechewan and Fort Albany First Nations Receive Support for Plans to...

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The Government of Canada is working in close partnership with the Mushkegowuk Council Emergency Services Manager. This is to support the First Nations communities...

Province of B.C. Urges Residents to Prepare for Spring Flood Season

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The Province of B.C. is urging British Columbians to follow all directions of local authorities and take steps to prepare for the possibility of...

Calling on “Team Canada” to Prepare for Spring Flooding

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Question: What do COVID-19 and spring flooding have in common? Answer: They both cause hardship and economic instability—if Canadians are not prepared. While we all...

Unprecedented High Water Levels Expected Across NWT

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The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is advising the that unprecedented high water levels are expected across the territory this spring, which will...

Ontario Government Provides Update on Flooding Strategy

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The initiatives being adopted as part of Ontario’s Flooding Strategy will help ensure that the public is better prepared for flooding events and flood...

Ontario Provides Funding to Help Municipalities Prepare for Extreme Weather

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The Ontario government is providing up to $2 million in additional funding to extend the Build Back Better pilot project through 2023. Through this program,...

Canadian Cities Receive C+ Score on Flood Preparedness

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Canadian cities received a C+ grade on flood preparedness in a study conducted by the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo. The study shows...

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