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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...

DUC Releases New Report on Leveraging Wetlands to Support a Climate-Ready...

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Traditional flood management infrastructure can be supported by cost-effective natural flood management services that are provided by wetlands, according to research commissioned by Ducks...

CSA Group and SCC Develop New National Standard for Flood Resilient...

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The CSA Group, with the support of the Standards Council of Canada (SCC), has designed a new standard that aims to reduce the impact...

New Research Evaluates Flood Patterns in Alberta’s Athabasca Delta

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Natural environmental processes—not upstream energy projects—are the primary cause of changing flood patterns in Alberta’s Athabasca Delta, according to new research. The research also shows...

Manitoba Releases Fall 2019 Red River Floodway Operation Report

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Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced that the Government of Manitoba has released its Fall 2019 report on the Red River floodway operation. “The unprecedented late-year...

Special Advisor on Flooding Recognizes Critical Role of CAs

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Conservation Ontario is pleased that the report released by Ontario’s Special Advisor on Flooding recognizes the critical role that conservation authorities play in Ontario’s...

Ontario Government Releases Report from Special Advisor on Flooding

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The Ontario government’s Special Advisor on Flooding delivered his report on October 31, 2019. In July 2019, Natural Resources Minister John Yakabuski named Doug McNeil...

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