Flood news: November 1-30, 2017

Posted on: 1 December, 2017


Flood News for November 1 to November 30, 2017. All of your flood and climate change news is available below.


FLOOD PREPAREDNESS


🔗 Emerging trends and future pathways: A commentary on the present state and future of residential flood insurance in Canada – Taylor and Francis Online | November 29, 2017
🔗 Frustrated brokers ready to drop carriers over flood confusion – Canadian Underwriter | November 24, 2017
🔗 How small code changes can reduce big water claims – Canadian Underwriter | November 15, 2017
🔗 Insurers’ advice to brokers about overland flood policies – Canadian Underwriter | November 14, 2017
🔗 Warning: US hurricanes could impact Canadians in most unexpected way – Insurance Business Canada | November 14, 2017
🔗 Canada seeks updated climate change predictions to revamp building codes – The Globe and Mail | November 13, 2017
🔗 Canada’s coastal communities in race against time – The Canadian Press | November 9, 2017

BRISTISH COLUMBIA


🔗 City of Vancouver's 'grate' contest adopts, names catch basins and curbs floods – National Post | November 29, 2017
🔗 First Nation near Port Alberni, B.C., worried about future as Somass River floods again – CBC News | November 26, 2017
🔗 Okanagan Basin Water Board calls for grant applications for flood preparedness – Vernon Morning Star | November 14, 2017
🔗 Surrey receives $624K for climate change projects – Peace Arch News | November 8, 2017

MANITOBA


🔗 Ravaged by floods in 2011, Manitoba First Nation finally welcomes families home – CTV News | November 2, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK


🔗 Mayors along NB/NS border calling on government to take action on dikes – Sackville Tribune-Post | November 14, 2017

NOVA SCOTIA


🔗 Nova Scotia at risk of becoming an island if dikes not fixed: officials – The Globe and Mail | November 16, 2017

ONTARIO


🔗 Clarington set to stockpile sandbags to deal with future flooding – Durham Region | November 29, 2017
🔗 Elmvale Acres flood victims want answers from the city – Ottawa Community News | November 28, 2017
🔗 MPP's bill aims to stop insurance companies from cutting off flood coverage – CBC News | November 23, 2017
🔗 Homeowners waiting 6-8 months for city flood inspection – CBC News | November 27, 2017
🔗 Demolition day: Two Constance Bay homes are being knocked down because of flood damage – Ottawa Citizen | November 22, 2017
🔗 Pontiac residents hit by spring flood worried as winter approaches – CBC News | November 13, 2017
🔗 Windsor moving ahead with sewer master plan to help prevent flooding – CTV News | November 9, 2017
🔗 Stay away from fast-moving Ottawa River, residents warned – CBC News | November 2, 2017

QUEBEC


🔗 6 months after flood, dozens of Gatineau families still in hotels – CBC News | November 22, 2017
🔗 Quebec Allows Gatineau Residents to Rebuild in Flood Zones – The Weather Channel | November 14, 2017
🔗 ‘We’ve been in total darkness’: Terrasse-Vaudreuil flood victims meet with government officials – Global News | November 9, 2017
🔗 As winter approaches, Rigaud ramps up temporary housing for flood victims – CBC News | November 5, 2017
🔗 Six months after floods, some Montrealers still can't go home – National Observer | November 3, 2017
🔗 Gatineau votes: Flood recovery awaits provincial ruling on reconstruction – Ottawa Citizen | November 1, 2017
🔗 La Pêche suspends state of emergency but flood cleanup continues – Ottawa Citizen | November 1, 2017

SASKATCHEWAN


🔗 City suggests house calls to help shield high-risk homes against flood damage – CBC News | November 6, 2017

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