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Flooding at Mud Lake, N.L. Not Caused by Muskrat Falls Project

Newfoundland and Labrador has released the report from an independent assessment of the flooding event that occurred at the Mud Lake community on May...

Best Practices for Building Flood Resilient Communities

New research from the University of Waterloo, funded by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and conducted by the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation,...

Windsor Sustained $124M in Insured Damage from August Flood

Insurance Bureau of Canada has reported that a significant flooding event in Windsor resulted in more than $124 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). From August...

Minto, Ont. Receives Report, Recommendations After June Flooding

The Town of Minto, Ontario, population 8,300, experienced a significant rainfall event during the early morning hours of June 23, 2017. The rainfall resulted...

Ont. & Que. Flooding Caused $223M in Insured Damage

Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) has reported that spring 2017 storm and flooding events in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec resulted in more than $223 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe...

Study: Wetlands Important for Mitigation of Flooding Impacts

A study released this month by the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo examined the financial impacts of wetlands on...

High River, Alta., Flood Mitigation Receives Planning Award

The Town of High River received an Award of Merit on June 19 at the annual Building Resilience Conference in Calgary for the 2015...

Edmonton Flood Mitigation Strategy Moves Forward

The City of Edmonton has announced forward motion on its flood mitigation strategy, which will focus on flood risk, potential costs, and schedules outlined...

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...

Burlington Mayor Calls Meeting to Discuss Overland Flooding Insurance in Ontario

Experts from the Canadian insurance industry and local municipalities gathered on Friday, November 20, 2015 at a forum hosted by Burlington mayor Rick Goldring...

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