Flood News: June 1-14 2017

Posted on June 15, 2017


Flood News for June 1st to June 14th, 2017. All of your flood and climate change news is available below.


Flood Preparedness

 

🔗 As governments offload the cost of flooding, are Canadian homeowners being left in the lurch? – Global News, June 7th, 2017


ALBERTA

 

🔗 ‘My truck was actually floating’: Campers dig out after flood forces evacuation near Grande Prairie
– CBC News, June 13th, 2017

🔗 Okanagan water levels fluctuate, flood risk still present
– CTV News, June 11th, 2017

🔗 City of Edmonton examining flood mitigation options – Canadian Underwriter, June 9th, 2017

🔗 Don Iveson suggests flood cleanup might be cheaper than some prevention
– Edmonton Journal, June 9th, 2017

🔗 Edmonton pitches $2.6-billion flood mitigation plan – Edmonton Journal, June 5th, 2017

🔗 High River aims to protect town with $5.5M floodgate system – CBC News, June 4th, 2017


BRITISH COLUMBIA

 

🔗 Rural Northern B.C. residents stranded after flood washes out road – CBC News, June 13th, 2017

🔗 Flood watches issued for several B.C. rivers in wake of powerful storms – Canadian Underwriter, June 9th, 2017

🔗 Flood watches issued for several B.C. rivers in wake of powerful storms – CBC News, June 9th, 2017

🔗 Okanagan Lake water level steadies, easing flood concerns in B.C. – CBC News, June 7rd, 2017

🔗 Lumby residents dealing with flood aftermath – Global News, June 6th, 2017

🔗 Flood risk downgraded on some B.C. rivers, but Kelowna residents still watchful – The Globe and Mail, June 6th, 2017

🔗 Flood victims getting tired of lookeeloos – Global News, June 6th, 2017

🔗 More sandbags needed as flood forecast for Okanagan Lake worsens – CBC News, June 5th, 2017

🔗 A sigh of relief in the West Kelowna flood fight – Global News, June 4th, 2017

🔗 More flood warnings, evacuation orders for B.C. Interior – CBC News, June 1st, 2017


MANITOBA

 

🔗 6 years after flood, Manitoba First Nation gets new homes – CTV News, June 1st, 2017


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

 

🔗 N.L. hires Saskatchewan professor to conduct review of Mud Lake flooding – CBC News, June 14th, 2017


ONTARIO

 

🔗 Flood watch issued for Pelee Island, southeast shore of Leamington – Windsor Star, June 7th, 2017

🔗 After the flood: Incredible photos show how Toronto islanders are adjusting after deluge of rain – National Post, June 6th, 2017


QUEBEC

 

🔗 Montreal firefighters to hold fundraising blitz for local flood victims – Montreal Gazette, June 13th, 2017

🔗 Quebec homeowners face potential post-flooding woes: mosquitoes, critters, parasites – Montreal Gazette, June 12th, 2017

🔗 Critters and pests: Quebec homeowners face potential post-flooding woes – The Globe and Mail, June 11th, 2017

🔗 Flood post-mortem will be thorough and objective, says Pierrefonds-Roxboro mayor – CBC News, June 6th, 2017

🔗 Quebec floods: Majority of flood victims experiencing anxiety, mental health issues, survey says – Global News, June 6th, 2017


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