Flood News: June 15-30 2017

Posted on: 4 July, 2017


Flood News for June 15th to June 30th, 2017. All of your flood and climate change news is available below.


Flood Preparedness

 

🔗 IBC applauds Toronto port lands flood protection funding – Canadian Underwriter, June 30th, 2017

🔗 Floating houses? UW conference shares flooding strategies – CBC News, June 28th, 2017

🔗 Canada has a secret weapon in the fight against flooding – National Observer, June 28th, 2017

🔗 MSA calls for ‘sustainable solution for underinsurance’ in overland flood? – Canadian Underwriter, June 27th, 2017

🔗 From Torontoist: Is this Year’s Spring Flooding a Sign of Things to Come? – Toronto and Region Conservation, June 23rd, 2017

🔗 Floating a new approach to cope with floods – The Record, June 23rd, 2017

🔗 IBC outlines four key points for government in attempt to tackle flood – Insurance Business Canada, June 20th, 2017

🔗 CBC Early Edition: How do we adapt for 2050? – CBC Radio, June 19th, 2017

🔗 Because it’s 2017: Adapting to a changing climate – The Hamilton Spectator, June 19th, 2017

🔗 Preparing for flood damage Taking control of potential hazards with proper insurance – Agassiz-Harrison Observer, June 15th, 2017


ALBERTA

 

🔗 Allan: Calgary’s businesses need more certainty around flood protection
– Calgary Herald, June 20th, 2017

🔗 How Calgary has prepared for the next big flood in the 4 years since 2013’s disaster – CBC News, June 20th, 2017

🔗 High River finishes rebuilding but abandoned neighbourhood reminder of flood
– Canadian Underwriter, June 19th, 2017

🔗 Disposing of sandbags now that Okanagan flood threat is subsiding – Global News, June 16th, 2017

🔗 ‘We feel like we’ve been forgotten’: Foothills residents remain in limbo 4 years after devastating flood – CBC News, June 15th, 2017


BRITISH COLUMBIA

 

🔗 What the Province learned from the flood so far – KelownaNow, June 20th, 2017


MANITOBA

 

🔗 Manitoba indigenous flood victims settle government lawsuit – CTV News, June 17th, 2017

🔗 Settlement reached for 4,000 Manitoba First Nations flood evacuees – The Globe and Mail, June 16th, 2017

🔗 Manitoba First Nation flood evacuees net $90M-settlement – CBC News, June 15th, 2017

🔗 Unprecedented ‘flood of the century’ hits Manitoba town hard – The Weather Network, June 15th, 2017


ONTARIO

 

🔗 Flood watch issued for Windsor-Essex – CBC News, June 30th, 2017

🔗 Long wait to rebuild taking heavy toll on flood victims – CBC News, June 30th, 2017

🔗 Lessons learned from Grand River floods discussed Thursday in Woolwich – CBC News, June 29th, 2017

🔗 $3.4 million required to fix flood-damaged paths – Ottawa Community News, June 29th, 2017

🔗 In photos: Toronto waterfront to receive flood-protection makeover – The Globe and Mail, June 28th, 2017

🔗 $1.2B flood protection, makeover project announced for Toronto waterfront – CTV News, June 28th, 2017

🔗 Toronto Islands flood damage could hit nearly $5M, city finds – CBC News, June 28th, 2017

🔗 GRCA warns of ongoing risks as flood warning ends – CTV News, June 27th, 2017

🔗 Flood warning and watches ended for Grand River watershed – CBC News, June 27th, 2017

🔗 Update on area flood warnings – Guelph Today, June 26th, 2017

🔗 New Tecumseth residents deal with flooding damage – CTV News, June 25th, 2017

🔗 Flood warning continues for southern Grand River, flood watch for northern Grand River – CBC News, June 25th, 2017

🔗 New Hamburg flood warning issued as Nith River swells – CBC News, June 24th, 2017

🔗 Rising waters leaves residents stranded in Grand Valley – CBC News, June 23rd, 2017

🔗 Flooding in Elora, West Montrose, New Hamburg after 100mm rainfall – CBC News, June 23rd, 2017

🔗 Toronto under flood watch amidst GO train delays and Bayview Avenue closure – CBC News, June 23rd, 2017

🔗 Flood-damaged NCC paths closed until 2018 – CBC News, June 22nd, 2017


QUEBEC

 

🔗 Quebec floods: Île Mercier resident wants to rebuild home to be more flood-resistent – Global News, June 28th, 2017

🔗 Quebec floods: Île Bizard mayor calls for lenience in enforcement of new flood rules – Global News, June 26th, 2017

🔗 Quebec cracks down on homeowners trying to rebuild in high-risk flood zones – CBC News, June 22nd, 2017


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