Flood News: Week of October 24th, 2016

Posted on October 31, 2016


Atlantic Canada still faces impacts of the major flooding events that occurred two weeks ago. Issues of relocating flooded residents, road closures, and threatening weather are affecting the Atlantic areas. In other news, a new study reveals residents’ attitudes toward southern Alberta’s flood-altered environment. See below for more details on these stories and other flood-related news.


Coping with Flood Damages and Preparing for more Rain in Atlantic Canada

🔗 CBRM feels ‘urgency’ to fix furnaces, get cheques to flood victims – CBC News, Oct 30th, 2016

🔗 More unwelcome rain arrives in flood-ravaged Sydney area – CTV News, Oct 29th, 2016

🔗 CBRM mayor says it could cost $4.5M to relocate flooded residents – CBC News, Oct 27th, 2016

🔗 Cape Breton’s Hornes Road closed indefinitely due to flood damage – CBC News, Oct 27th, 2016

🔗 Sydney students displaced by flood get new ‘brain bikes’ in classroom – CBC News, Oct 26th, 2016

🔗 Fire services dealing with flood related equipment damage – CBC News, Oct 25th, 2016

🔗 United Way helping Cape Breton flood victims meet basic needs – CBC News, Oct 24th, 2016

🔗 Sydney flood victims agree homes should be torn down – CBC News, Oct 24th, 2016


Flood Mitigation Program and Projects

🔗 ICLR to host workshop on Halton, Ont.’s basement flooding mitigation program – Canadian Underwriter, Oct 28th, 2016

🔗 Vancouver explores flood protection options due to rising sea levels – Metro News, Oct 26th, 2016


Attitudes toward Southern Alberta’s Flood-Altered Environment

🔗 Study reveals residents’ attitudes toward flood-altered environment – High River Times, Oct 26th, 2016


Flood Donations for Windsor

🔗 Green Shield Canada to match flood donations up to $50K – CTV News, Oct 26th, 2016

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