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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...

Alberta Confirms Funding for Flood Resilience Projects in 2019 Budget

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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

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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

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

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