Flood News: Week of September 12th, 2016

Posted on: 20 September, 2016


In the news this week, CBC News takes a closer look at the impacts of climate change on the City of Toronto, Ontario. With our changing climate Toronto is facing more extreme weather, particularly massive storms. Toronto needs to prepare its residents and the city itself for future weather conditions. Learn more about this story and other flood-related news below:


Discussing Climate Change and Extreme Weather

🔗 Facing the Change: Toronto grapples with the effects of extreme weather – CBC News, Sept 17th, 2016

🔗 Climate change, extreme weather in coastal settings on agenda for Halifax conference – Global News, Sept 12th, 2016


Flood Relief, Funds, and Damage

🔗 Muskoka residents launch $900M suit against province over flood damage – CBC News, Sept 16th, 2016

🔗 Port Lands of Toronto receive nearly $49 million in federal and provincial funding for flood protection – Canadian Underwriter, Sept 15th, 2016

🔗 Flood protection funds to flow for Toronto’s Port Lands – The Toronto Star, Sept 14th, 2016

🔗 B.C. premier offers flood relief for Kitimat hydro dam project decades later – MetroNews Halifax, Sept 12th, 2016


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