Flood News: Week of October 10th, 2016

Posted on: 17 October, 2016


This week the Province of Nova Scotia was hit with heavy rainfall and severe flooding events. Multiple states of emergency were declared across central Newfoundland. In other news, the City of Edmonton has announced the release of neighbourhood flood maps. Read more about these stories and other flood-related news below.


Floods and Flood Recovery in Atlantic Canada

🔗 Nova Scotia accepting flood damage assistance applications – CBC News, Oct 15th, 2016

🔗 Flood cleanup kits offered in Cape Breton – CBC News, Oct 15th, 2016

🔗 Up to $80K in flood damage, insurance won’t cover Lewisporte man – CBC News, Oct 14th, 2016

🔗 Halifax to seek federal flood prevention money for 10 sites – CBC News, Oct 14th, 2016

🔗 Appleton man built Gander River home with flooding in mind – CBC News, Oct 14th, 2016

🔗 Outdated infrastructure behind Sydney flood, says regional councilor – CBC News, Oct 12th, 2016

🔗 What you need to know about insurance after the Cape Breton flood – CBC News, Oct 13th, 2016

🔗 Storm blows the lights out in parts of Atlantic Canada – CBC News, Oct 11th, 2016

🔗 Heavy rains and strong winds wreaking havoc in the Maritimes – Canadian Underwriter, Oct 11th, 2016

🔗 Cape Breton, Atlantic Canada deals with power outages, flooding after torrential rain – Global News, Oct 11th, 2016

🔗 About 100 homes flood in Eskasoni First Nation after heavy rain – CBC News, Oct 11th, 2016

🔗 About 50,000 without power in Nova Scotia after weekend storm – CBC News, Oct 11th, 2016

🔗 Multiple states of emergency declared as heavy rains batter central Newfoundland – CBC News, Oct 10th, 2016

🔗 Cape Breton residents warned to avoid floodwaters due to contamination – CBC News, Oct 10th, 2016


Floods Maps for Edmonton

🔗 Edmonton to release flood maps after privacy battle – Insurance Business Canada, Oct 15th, 2016

🔗 City to release neighbourhood flood maps after Postmedia wins privacy appeal – Edmonton Journal, Oct 14th, 2016


Flood Protection for Alberta Communities

🔗 Infrastructure Canada to contribute more than $20.5 million to protect three Alberta communities from flood risks – Canadian Underwriter, Oct 13th, 2016

🔗 Ottawa provides $20.5 million for flood protection in three Alberta towns – Calgary Herald, Oct 13th, 2016

🔗 B.C. government invests $2.5-million to address flood risk in Peace Region after June flooding – Canadian Underwriter, Oct 11th, 2016

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