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Funding for Community Flood Control in Lac-Saguay, Quebec

Canada and Quebec have invested in a project to improve the safety of public infrastructure in Lac-Saguay Français by refitting a flood control dam. David...

Report: More Enforcement Needed to Lower Residential Flood Risk

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction reports that better coordination and enforcement of municipal efforts to curb private lot flood risk is needed. The...

Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement on Que. Floods

The Insurance Bureau of Canada has released a statement on flooding and insurance coverage in the province of Quebec. The statement is in response...

Markham: Insurance Board Should Consider City Flood Control

The City of Markham, Ontario, has urged the insurance industry to consider city flood control measures when setting home insurance rates. Over the past three...

Manitoba Announces Flood Compensation

The Emergency Management and Public Safety Division of Manitoba Infrastructure has announced Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) will be available for eligible municipalities, homeowners, farms,...

New Funding for Municipal Climate Change Adaptation, Flooding

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has made available new funding for municipalities to undertake plans and studies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)...

Homeowners Unprepared for Flooding, Unaware of Insurance Changes

A report from the CBC has brought to a light a poll conducted on behalf of Public Safety Canada in summer 2016, which found...

20th Anniversary of Quebec’s Saguenay Region Catastrophic Flood

July 19 and 20, 2016 mark the 20th anniversary of the devastating flood that left $300 million worth of damage in Quebec, known as...

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