Flood News: July 1-31 2017

Posted on: 1 August, 2017


Flood News for July 1 to July 31, 2017. All of your flood and climate change news is available below.


Flood Preparedness


🔗 Floods are taking a rising toll, and most Canadians are uninsured – Morning Star | July 14, 2017
🔗 Don’t drain the swamp: report says wetlands help avert flood damage – CBC News | July 12, 2017
🔗 Urban design in the time of climate change: making a friend of floods – The Globe and Mail | July 7, 2017
🔗 The flooding and the damage done – tvo | July 7, 2017

ALBERTA


🔗 Opposition to flood dam near Calgary sends open letter urging friendly talks – National Post | July 19, 2017
🔗 Insurance rate hikes likely in B.C., Alberta in wake of floods, fires – CBC News | July 11, 2017

BRITISH COLUMBIA


🔗 Flood debris being removed from along lakefronts in the Okanagan – Global News | July 13, 2017
🔗 Forestry crews jump from flood to fire zone – Global News | July 11, 2017

MANITOBA


🔗 Owner of rail line to Churchill ‘not prepared to repair’ flood-damaged track: Manitoba cabinet minister – Canadian Underwriter | July 19, 2017
🔗 Churchill residents brace for technical briefing on flood damaged rail line – CTV News | July 18, 2017

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR


🔗 Residents demand review as fears grow over Muskrat Falls dam – CBC News | July 17, 2017
🔗 After the flood: 6 weeks on, life is still far from normal in Mud Lake – CBC News | July 5, 2017

ONTARIO


🔗 The Year of the Flood – Toronto Life | July 17, 2017
🔗 Flood response public meeting with GRCA set for Woolwich Township – CBC News | July 15, 2017
🔗 Extreme weather causes floods, fires in North Bay area – CBC News | July 7, 2017
🔗 Province dictating rebuilding rules in flood zone, Gatineau councillors charge – CBC News | July 5, 2017
🔗 City of Gatineau pushes back on province’s new flood relief rules – Ottawa Citizen | July 5, 2017
🔗 Reservoirs still swollen as flood repairs continue – The Record | July 5, 2017
🔗 City council to debate TransformTO, King Street pilot project – CBC News | July 4, 2017

SASKATCHEWAN


🔗 Severe thunderstorm in Saskatoon causes power outages, street flooding – Canadian Underwriter | July 11, 2017
🔗 ‘It looks like bullet holes’: Hail damage, flooding in wake of Saskatoon storm – CBC News | July 10, 2017
🔗 Saskatoon thunderstorm estimated to cost over US$30 million, floods and convective storms cost global economy US$5 billion in June: Aon Benfield – Canadian Underwriter | July 6, 2017

QUEBEC


🔗 Victoria Ave. underpass flash flood blamed on mixture of sand, gravel and oil in sewer – CBC News | July 15, 2017
🔗 Flash flood prompts city crews to check sewers beneath Côte-des-Neiges overpass – CBC News | July 12, 2017
🔗 Homeowners promised flood inspection reports in next 5 weeks – CBC News | July 11, 2017
🔗 Flood victims voice frustration at public consultation in Pointe-Claire – Montreal Gazette | July 11, 2017
🔗 Frustrations come to the fore at Pointe-Claire public consultation on spring floods – CBC News | July 10, 2017

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