Flood News: October 1-31 2017

Posted on: 1 November, 2017


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


Flood Preparedness


🔗 Flood mitigation work between insurance industry and federal government continues, NICC hears – Canadian Underwriter | October 8, 2017

BRITISH COLUMBIA


🔗 Fast-moving waters prompt evacuation, local state of emergency near Terrace – CBC News | October 25, 2017
🔗 Heavy rainfall floods streets, knocks down trees in Metro Vancouver – Global News | October 20, 2017
🔗 Kingcome, B.C., experiences major flooding after heavy rainfall and high tides – CBC News | October 17, 2017
🔗 Flood damage closes Okanagan parks for up to 18 months – CBC News | October 17, 2017
🔗 B.C. flood and fire response to be examined in independent review – CBC News | October 17, 2017

MANITOBA


🔗 Manitoba expands flood mapping for three priority watersheds – Canadian Underwriter | October 13, 2017
🔗 Lake Manitoba property owners fighting for class-action suit over 2011 flooding – CBC News | October 15, 2017
🔗 Feds, province to map Manitoba's flood-prone areas – Winnipeg Free Press | October 12, 2017
🔗 Flood-protection engineers to gather more data on 3 Manitoba rivers – CBC News | October 12, 2017

NOVA SCOTIA


🔗 Sydney flood victims still dealing with trauma of loss – CBC News | October 10, 2017
🔗 Flood of memories for Sydney residents – Cape Breton Post | October 9, 2017

ONTARIO


🔗 Flood watch for Lake Erie shoreline in Chatham-Kent – CBC News | October 30, 2017
🔗 Updated: Heavy flooding as Ottawa smashes weather record – Ottawa Citizen | October 30, 2017
🔗 Flood watch issued along Lake Erie shoreline in Chatham-Kent and Elgin County – CBC News | October 17, 2017
🔗 Flood watches issued for Lake Erie shoreline across Southwestern Ontario – CTV News | October 15, 2017
🔗 Should Toronto Islands get ready for another flood? – Metro News | October 11, 2017

QUEBEC


🔗 Laval flood victim, fed up by slow government response, ready to tear down house – CBC News | October 23, 2017
🔗 Quebec says $6.5M for Gatineau flood claimants in mail next week – CBC News | October 7, 2017

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