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Elliott Cappell Named Director of Climate Change for WSP in Canada

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WSP announced that it has appointed Elliott Cappell to lead its climate change and resilience activities. “The greatest benefit we can provide our clients when...

Water Supply at Risk for 1.9 Billion People Worldwide: Study

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New research has found that water towers, which provide water resources to 1.9 billion people globally, are at risk due to the threats related...

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...

Ontario Supports Green Infrastructure Investments in Small Communities

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Starting October 28, communities in Ontario with populations under 100,000 can apply for funding to support infrastructure through the Green Infrastructure stream under the...

Saskatchewan Funding Long-Term Flood Mitigation Program

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Saskatchewan’s Minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Water Security Agency (WSA), Dustin Duncan, has announced that WSA is again transitioning the Emergency Flood Damage Reduction...

Funding Announced to Prevent Bridge Washout in Western Newfoundland

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The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador announced funding to mitigate the risk of bridge washouts and flooding on provincial highways and roads. “Heavy...

Federal Funding Supporting 61 Flood Mitigation Projects in Ontario

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Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale announced over $7.75 million in funding to support work on 61 new projects in Ontario...

Resilient Vancouver Strategy Launched by City of Vancouver

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The City of Vancouver has launched Resilient Vancouver, a multi-year strategy aimed at enhancing the capacity of the city’s neighbourhoods, government, and infrastructure to serve...

City of Toronto Releases Its First Ever Resilience Strategy

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The City of Toronto has officially released Toronto's first ever Resilience Strategy, which presents a holistic approach to building a more resilient city. "The City...

Government of Ontario Makes Statement on Flooding Situation

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On May 10, Premier Doug Ford and John Yakabuski, minister of natural resources and forestry, issued the following statement on the flooding situation in...

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