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Alberta Confirms Funding for Flood Resilience Projects in 2019 Budget

Alberta’s 2019 Budget includes more than $43 million for 15 projects that will increase flood resilience in municipalities and Indigenous communities across the province. “Albertans...

New Report Provides Measures to Protect Commercial Real Estate Against Floods

The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation has developed a comprehensive report that outlines 20 measures that can be implemented by commercial real estate owners...

Kingston, Ont. Receives Funding for Two Disaster Mitigation Initiatives

Mark Gerretsen, member of parliament for Kingston and the Islands, and Bryan Paterson, mayor of the City of Kingston, have announced funding for two...

High Risk Communities in Sask. Receive Funding for Flood Mapping

The federal minister of public safety and emergency preparedness, Ralph Goodale, and the minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency, Dustin Duncan, have...

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...

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...

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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