Flood News: Week of October 17th, 2016

Posted on: 24 October, 2016


Atlantic Canada copes with the aftermath of last week’s heavy rain and flooding. Flood meetings, special garbage pickups, and calls for disaster assistance are just some of the recovery actions implemented throughout the regions impacted by the storms. In other news, the City of Toronto discusses plans for the Port Lands flood protection project. Read more about these stories and other flood-related news below.


Toronto’s Flood Protection Project

🔗 Port Lands flood protection cost rises to $1.25 billion – The Toronto Star, Oct 20th, 2016


Heavy rain and weather warnings for Atlantic Canada

🔗 Nova Scotia under heavy rain and flood warnings for weekend – CBC News, Oct 21st, 2016

🔗 Big, slow moving storm soaks Ontario, brings risk of snow – The Weather Network, Oct 21st, 2016

🔗 Nova Scotia under heavy rain and flood alert for Friday, Saturday – CBC News, Oct 20th, 2016

🔗 Cape Breton prepares for more rain after historic flood – CBC News, Oct 20th, 2016


Flood mitigation workshops in Calgary

🔗 Calgary flood mitigation workshops hope to engage residents, gather input – CBC News, Oct 18th, 2016


Coping with the flood aftermath in Atlantic Canada

🔗 Cape Breton children coping with stress and anxiety – CBC News, Oct 18th, 2016

🔗 Hundreds attend Sydney flood meeting – Cape Breton Post, Oct 18th, 2016

🔗 Sydney flood-contaminated items not safe for ‘garbage pickers’ – CBC News, Oct 18th, 2016

🔗 Cape Breton man faces flood disaster just months after Fort McMurray evacuation – CBC News, Oct 18th, 2016

🔗 Frustrated, overwhelmed victims of Cape Breton flood plead for help – The Cape Breton Post, Oct 17th, 2016

🔗 CBRM holding open house for flood victims – Cape Breton Post, Oct 17th, 2016

🔗 Minister: Aid is coming to flood-hit Canadian region – Insurance Business Canada, Oct 17th, 2016

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