Canada – Trudeau Announces $11.4 Million in Flood Protection Funding

The climate crisis is driving extreme weather events in communities from coast to coast to coast. As these events become more frequent, more severe, and more damaging, they threaten our health and safety and disrupt local economies. With three major floods over the past 11 years, residents in Fredericton and the surrounding area have faced the … More Canada – Trudeau Announces $11.4 Million in Flood Protection Funding

Eastern Canada Spring Flooding Caused Close to $208 million in Insured Damage

The spring flooding that took place in late April and  May across Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick caused close to $208 million in insured damage, according to Catastrophe Indices and Quantification (CatIQ) Inc. The most common cause of damage was overflowing rivers, which led to road and basement flooding, submerged vehicles and shifted home foundations. … More Eastern Canada Spring Flooding Caused Close to $208 million in Insured Damage

State of Emergency in Ottawa after Heavy Flooding

Mayor Jim Watson has declared a state of emergency for the City of Ottawa in response to flooding along the Ottawa River. Following the declaration, the City will formally request assistance from the Province of Ontario with management of the emergency operation. Support from the Canadian military arrived in Ottawa today and members of the military … More State of Emergency in Ottawa after Heavy Flooding

Lower Fraser River Communities to Prepare for Potential Flooding – British Columbia

The Government of British Columbia is encouraging local governments and First Nations communities along the lower Fraser River to prepare for potential flooding, due to increased snowmelt and higher-than-normal temperatures. The Province is concerned about the current weather forecast in the region and its potential impact. The Fraser River is currently experiencing high flow rates. … More Lower Fraser River Communities to Prepare for Potential Flooding – British Columbia

State of Emergency Declared After Floods in Montreal, Quebec

The Canadian city of Montreal, Quebec declared a state of emergency after extreme weather event caused historic flooding across country’s east.  The Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat issued the following statement in response to flooding in the National Capital Region: Recent flooding in the region has resulted in local evacuations, as well as road closures. As … More State of Emergency Declared After Floods in Montreal, Quebec