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More than $8.3 million from B.C. for Lytton recovery

Lytton will benefit from more than $8.3 million in funding from the Province to support ongoing village operations and recovery. In addition, legislative changes will...

Response to Fire Impacts Water Levels 40 Years into Future: Study

Water levels are still increased up to 40 years after a wildfire, according to a new paper published in the journal Hydrological Processes. “Trees work...

Research Finds Current Reporting Belies Wildfire Impacts on Water Security

New research from Utah State University argues that the modern focus of wildfire trend reports underestimate the threats to water security. Dramatic increases in wildfire...

Colwood, B.C. Hosts Community Climate Adaptation Project

Colwood, B.C. has been selected along with seven other communities to participate in an Island-wide collaborative project to help communities understand how a changing...

Soot-Filled Rivers Mark the Need for a National Wildfire Strategy

During the record-breaking 2018 fire season, the typically clear waters of Cameron Falls in Waterton Lakes National Park in southern Alberta flowed black. But...

B.C. & Red Cross Partner to Support Long-Term Disaster Recovery

As flood waters recede throughout the province, and with another wildfire season on the horizon, the Province of British Columbia and the Canadian Red...

Stantec Awarded for Fort McMurray Wildfire Water Recovery

The heroic efforts of the team of water resources engineers who repaired and recovered water and wastewater infrastructure during the Fort McMurray wildfires were honoured last...

Severe Weather Events Cost Canadians $5 Billion in 2016

From the wildfires that swept through Fort McMurray in May to the floods that devastated parts of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland over Thanksgiving weekend,...

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