Flood News: April 1-30th, 2018

Posted on: 1 May, 2018


Flood News for April 1 to April 30, 2018. All of your flood and climate change news is available below.


Flood Preparedness


🔗 Keeping Your Company Afloat After a Flood – The Remi Network | April 3, 2018
🔗 Canadian businesses still have lots to learn about flood risk – Insurance Business Canada | April 2, 2018

Alberta


🔗 Most Fort Vermilion evacuees allowed to go home as flood risk subsides – CBC News | April 30, 2018
🔗 Expanded evacuations in northern Alberta as Peace River flooding worsens – CBC News | April 29, 2018
🔗 Things are 'pretty ugly' in Wayne, Alta., as floodwater flows in – CBC News | April 25, 2018
🔗 Alberta flooding: list of areas affected by rising floodwaters – Global News | April 24, 2018
🔗 Lamont County facing worst flood in 30 years – CBC News | April 23, 2018
🔗 Insurance industry set to release new neighbourhood-level flood maps for Edmonton – Edmonton Journal | April 23, 2018
🔗 Flooded Alberta First Nation working to make roads passable – The Globe and Mail | April 18, 2018
🔗 Siksika Nation in 'crisis stage' as flooding threatens several southern Alberta communities – CBC News | April 17, 2018
🔗 'Catastrophic' overland flooding shuts down southern Alberta highway, threatens Taber homes – CBC News | April 14, 2018
🔗 Could Calgary see 2013 flooding again? – Canadian Underwriter | April 9, 2018

British Columbia


🔗 Cariboo residents evacuated by helicopter as flooding hits throughout B.C. – CBC News | April 30, 2018
🔗 More evacuation orders issued as central and southern Interior of B.C. floods – CTV News | April 29, 2018
🔗 Squamish residents at highest risk of flood unlikely to find insurance – The Squamish Chief | April 26, 2018
🔗 Awarded for flood response – Castanet | April 25, 2018
🔗 South Okanagan community gets kudos for proactive flood work – Pentincton Western News | April 20, 2018
🔗 Major flood of B.C.’s Fraser River could cause billions in economic losses: ICLR speaker – Canadian Underwriter | April 18, 2018
🔗 B.C. offers financial aid to southern Interior residents hit by March flood – National Post | April 18, 2018
🔗 'This is just the tip of the iceberg': 148 properties in Oliver, B.C., area under evacuation alert – CBC News | April 16, 2018
🔗 Evacuation alert issued for Green Lake area as flood risk rises – CBC News | April 12, 2018
🔗 Okanagan communities get $1.45M boost for 3D flood maps – CBC News | April 10, 2018
🔗 Flood preparations underway as water levels rise near Oliver, B.C. – CBC News | April 19, 2018

New Brunswick


🔗 Significant flooding hits New Brunswick: IBC reminds consumers to be prepared – Newswire | April 30, 2018
🔗 Flooding submerges small island community's only road to mainland – CBC News | April 30, 2018
🔗 New Brunswick floods wreak havoc as rivers continue to swell – Toronto Star | April 29, 2018
🔗 Water levels continue to rise along the St. John River outside of Fredericton – CBC News | April 29, 2018
🔗 'Scary' floods force Fredericton residents to flee their homes – CBC News | April 28, 2018
🔗 St. John River rising above flood stage along valley in next few days – CBC News | April 25, 2018
🔗 Will Sackville’s dikes finally fall? Rising seas could ruin land Acadians turned from marshes to farms – The Globe and Mail | April 2, 2018

Newfoundland and Labrador


🔗 'Eye on the river:' Increased monitoring and alerts coming as central Labrador prepares for spring melt – CBC News | April 4, 2018

Ontario


🔗 Government hotel tab for flood victims hits $10M — and counting – CBC News | April 26, 2018
🔗 Kashechewan, Fort Albany brace for bad flooding year – CBC News | April 19, 2018
🔗 City declares weekend ice storm a disaster so homeowners can get flooding grants – CBC News | April 18, 2018
🔗 Homes lost, flood damage in Leamington area worst in 20 years – CTV News | April 16, 2018
🔗 Ice storm wreaked havoc in Toronto — and now there’s a risk of flooding – Toronto Star | April 15, 2018
🔗 Ministry expands Brantford flood assistance program – CBC News | April 12, 2018
🔗 Researchers want to know if Windsor's flooding victims learned anything – CBC News | April 5, 2018

Quebec


🔗 Rain, spring thaw triggers flooding in Quebec – CBC News | April 30, 2018
🔗 Rain and warm weather heighten Quebec's flood risk – Montreal Gazette | April 30, 2018
🔗 Montreal firefighters go door to door advising West Island residents about flood preparedness – CBC News | April 4, 2018
🔗 West Island flood recurrences being monitored – The Suburban | April 4, 2018
🔗 Quebec flood victims lose patience as 1-year mark nears – CBC News | April 3, 2018
🔗 McGill prof says he's found a better, faster way to flood-proof your home – CBC News | April 2, 2018

Saskatchewan


🔗 'So much damage': Cabins submerged after North Saskatchewan River floods near Wapiti – CBC News | April 30, 2018
🔗 Spring runoff projections increase flood risk in northern Saskatchewan – CBC News | April 5, 2018

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