Flood News: August 1-31 2017

Posted on: 4 September, 2017


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


FLOOD PREPAREDNESS


🔗 Hurricanes in Canada: How often they hit and who is at risk – Global News | August 28, 2017
🔗 Visualizing what Harvey's impacts would look like in Canada – The Weather Network | August 28, 2017
🔗 Provincial, local governments should consider mandatory hurricane interpretation training: ICLR report – Canadian Underwriter | August 25, 2017
🔗 CatIQ enters into agreement with Impact Forecasting to use cat event flood response footprints for Canada – Canadian Underwriter | August 11, 2017

ALBERTA


🔗 Social media lessons from Calgary flood highlighted in wake of Houston crisis – CBC News | August 29, 2017
🔗 Alberta government addressing flood resilience in Calgary – Canadian Underwriter | August 14, 2017

MANITOBA


🔗 Manitoba moves forward on Lake St. Martin flood mitigation – CBC News | August 9, 2017
🔗 Manitoba collaborates with First Nation communities for flood mitigation – Insurance Business Canada | August 11, 2017

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR


🔗 Provincial government says damage assessments, money coming for Mud Lake flood victims – CBC News | August 9, 2017
🔗 From Ottawa to the Torngat Mountains: Environment minister tours Inuit-led park – CBC News | August 10, 2017

NOVA SCOTIA


🔗 Demolition work begins this week on 16 homes destroyed in Cape Breton floods – CBC News | August 21, 2017

ONTARIO


🔗 Provincial, local governments should consider mandatory hurricane interpretation training: ICLR report – Ottawa Citizen | August 28, 2017
🔗 Woolwich considers new flood response plan after June deluge – CBC News | August 11, 2017
🔗 Cumberland homeowners seeking flood relief feeling ignored by province – CBC News | August 8, 2017
🔗 Ontario to provide disaster aid for June storm flood victims – CBC News | August 4, 2017

QUEBEC


🔗 Rigaud flood victims still waiting on inspection reports, renovation permits – CBC News | August 16, 2017
🔗 For Gaspé residents, memories of deadly flash flood still raw 10 years on – CBC News | August 9, 2017
🔗 Partners for Action Google Drive – Montreal Gazette | August 2, 2017

SASKATCHEWAN


🔗 Crazy storm floods Warman, Sask. – CBC News | August 7, 2017
🔗 Saskatoon's east side copes with heavy rainfall, flooding – Saskatoon StarPhoenix | August 8, 2017
🔗 Summer storm floods Saskatoon streets, cuts power and forces mall to close – Canadian Underwriter | August 9, 2017

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