Flood News: May 15-31 2017

Flood News for May 15th to May 31st, 2017. All of your flood and climate change news is available below.

Flood Preparedness


🔗 Insurers must do more to educate Canadians about flood risk – The Globe and Mail, May 29th, 2017

🔗 Liberals want to put infrastructure cash into flood mitigation: Sohi – The Globe and Mail, May 18th, 2017

🔗 Adam: Don’t wait for the next flood – here’s how to prepare for it now – Ottawa Citizen, May 18th, 2017

🔗 How to build cities that can stand the rain – Metro News, May 15th, 2017

🔗 Why rebuild after flood if it’s likely to happen again, asks climatologist – CBC Radio, The Current, May 15th, 2017



🔗 Edmonton leads the way in release of flood maps, says Insurance Bureau CEO – Edmonton Journal, May 25th, 2017

🔗 Flood preparedness kits handed out in Calgary’s Mission district – CBC News, May 25th, 2017

🔗 Calgary’s annual flood season has begun – Understand, be prepared and stay informed – Newsroom, May 16th, 2017



🔗 High lakes, variable weather, mean no foreseeable end to Okanagan flood: district – Canadian Underwriter, May 30th, 2017

🔗 Okanagan Lake flooding concerns on the rise – CTV News, May 28th, 2017

🔗 Flood fatigue sets in as Okanagan lakes and rivers continue to rise – CBC News, May 28th, 2017

🔗 Red Cross help for Okanagan flood victims – Global News, May 24th, 2017

🔗 Winds, storm surge cause some flooding as Okanagan Lake creeps upward – CBC News, May 24th, 2017

🔗 Penticton business takes financial hit during flood watch – Global News, May 23rd, 2017

🔗 Flood prediction, climate change impacts on water studied at new Canmore lab – CBC News, May 23rd, 2017

🔗 Warm temperatures increase flood fears in Okanagan – Global News, May 21st, 2017

🔗 Flood watchers on high alert as Okanagan Lake levels near record high – CTV News, May 20th, 2017

🔗 Okanagan flooding expected to be ‘unlike anything ever seen,’ Kelowna mayor warns – CBC News, May 18th, 2017

🔗 Okanagan flooding impacts hospitality industry – Global News, May 18th, 2017

🔗 Oliver-area wineries, homes under threat of flood – Vancouver Sun, May 15th, 2017

🔗 Flooding concerns grow for Okanagan Lake – Global News, May 15th, 2017



🔗 Coastal flooding expected in parts of the province, warns Environment Canadaa> – CBC News, May 25th, 2017🔗 More than $1M spent on Lumby flood control – Global News, May 18th, 2017



🔗 Flooding rains close roads, snarl Toronto traffic: Photos – The Weather Network, May 26th, 2017

🔗 More rain, flood risk comes amid heightened concern over shorelines, watershed – CBC News, May 25th, 2017

🔗 Lake Shore Boulevard, other key streets threatened by floodwater – CBC News, May 25th, 2017

🔗 Flood warning remains in effect in Minden – CTV News, May 21st, 2017

🔗 It will cost millions to fix Hamilton flood damage – including ‘underwater’ Waterfront Trail – CBC News, May 17th, 2017
🔗 Flood forces Ottawa rowing, sailing clubs to delay events – CBC News, May 17th, 2017



🔗 Some Gatineau homeowners in flood zone will not be allowed to rebuild – CBC News, May 24th, 2017

🔗 Volunteers lend a hand as flood clean up begins for hard-hit communities – CBC News, May 21st, 2017

🔗 Rising temperatures and melting snow increase flood fears in Okanagan – CTV News, May 21st, 2017

🔗 Floodwaters rise in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean – CBC News, May 21st, 2017

🔗 Cleanup underway in Quebec towns affected by flooding – Montreal Gazette, May 20th, 2017

🔗 “Gatineau flood victims have been heard”: Quebec increases aid to flood victims – Ottawa Sun, May 18th, 2017

🔗 Quebec flooding: Government boosts financial aid program – Montreal Gazette, May 17th, 2017

Flood victims race to defeat a new threat: mould
– CBC News, May 17th, 2017

🔗 Quebec announces increase in financial assistance for flood victims – The Globe and Mail, May1 7th, 2017

🔗 Quebec floods: Premier wants flood zone information made public – Global News, May 17th, 2017

🔗 Couillard hopes to announce flood compensation changes this week – CTV News, May 15th, 2017

🔗 Quebec floods: Enhanced compensation could come this week, Couillard says – Montreal Gazette, May 15th, 2017

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