Flood News: June 1st-30th, 2018

Posted on: 3 July, 2018


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


Flood Preparedness


🔗 Where Canada sits with overland flood insurance – Canadian Underwriter | June 5, 2018
🔗 Government-backed home flood insurance coming to Canada? – Canadian Underwriter | June 3, 2018

Alberta


🔗 How the 2013 Calgary flood forced an insurance industry rethink: ‘It changed everything’ – Global News | June 22, 2018
🔗 Siksika flood evacuees still waiting for permanent housing – CBC News | June 21, 2018
🔗 Province pledges to forge ahead with Springbank dam, despite ongoing controversy – CBC News | June 20, 2018
🔗 5 years later, lots sit empty along Elbow River floodway, waiting for Springbank dam – CBC News | June 20, 2018
🔗 Still at risk or recovered? How High River and Bragg Creek are coping 5 years after the flood – Global News | June 20, 2018
🔗 Nenshi recalls 'outpouring of humanity' as Calgary marks 5 years since flood disaster – CBC News | June 20, 2018
🔗 Calgary still at risk 5 years after the big flood – CBC News | June 18, 2018
🔗 Calgary flood: 5 years later – Photos show dramatic changes from then to now – Global News | June 18, 2018
🔗 What caused the 2013 Alberta floods? – The Weather Network | June 18, 2018
🔗 Fortney: A renaissance on the prairie, High River reinvents itself – Calgary Herold | June 18, 2018
🔗 There are 3 options for flood mitigation on the Bow River and none of them will be easy – CBC News | June 15, 2018
🔗 Why Calgary will be rolling the dice on another Elbow River flood for at least the next 4 years – CBC News | June 14, 2018
🔗 'It's not getting worse': Floodwaters begin to recede in Slave Lake area – CBC News | June 13, 2018
🔗 Flooding triggers local state of emergency in Lesser Slave River – CBC News | June 12, 2018
🔗 High River’s painful post-flood rebuild – Macleans | June 12, 2018
🔗 Alberta doles out cash for dams, drones and water pumps to cut flood damage – CBC News | June 11, 2018

British Columbia


🔗 'It's still within recent memory': Small B.C. city remembers 1948 flood that submerged downtown – CBC News | June 30, 2018
🔗 Cache Creek adopts new flood workplace policy after death of Fire Chief Clayton Cassidy – CBC News | June 26, 2018
🔗 Massive storm sweeps through Prince George causing widespread flooding – Global News | June 21, 2018
🔗 Intense thunderstorms across B.C. Interior flood roads, cut power, spark fires – CBC News | June 21, 2018
🔗 Grand Forks residents frustrated with emergency preparedness plans after May floods – CBC News | June 15, 2018
🔗 Children's 'messages of hope' brighten fences, lighten hearts of Grand Forks flood victims – CBC News | June 14, 2018
🔗 B.C. announces more relief funding for Kootenay families hit by flooding – CBC News | June 13, 2018
🔗 Widespread mould a new problem for flood-weary Grand Forks residents – Global News | June 10, 2018
🔗 Peace District to get 6 new highway bridges as part of flood mitigation plan – CBC News | June 6, 2018

Manitoba


🔗 Lake St. Martin flood evacuees still waiting to return home 7 years later – CTV News | June 22, 2018
🔗 Flood-prone First Nations wary as Manitoba and Ottawa announce new water diversion channels – APTN National News | June 19, 2018
🔗 Canada helps protect communities around Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin from flooding – Newswire | June 18, 2018
🔗 Flooding model ready to go – The Western Producer | June 18, 2018

New Brunswick


🔗 Deadline to have flood-damaged homes inspected passes – CBC News | June 29, 2018
🔗 Governments of Canada and New Brunswick announce funding for flood mitigation projects – Newswire | June 27, 2018
🔗 Flood victims get Friday deadline for reporting damage – CBC News | June 26, 2018
🔗 N.B. government drafting guidelines for construction in floodzones – CTV News | June 25, 2018
🔗 Satellite images could allow homeowners to check on homes during the next big flood – CBC News | June 21, 2018
🔗 Three-quarters of residents happy with emergency response during flood, survey says – CBC News | June 21, 2018
🔗 Heroes of the flood: 'Pure New Brunswick' volunteerism honoured – CBC News | June 19, 2018
🔗 EMO opens pop-up offices to help with flood damage paperwork – CBC News | June 19, 2018
🔗 Of forests and floods: Devastatingly high water raises clearcut questions – CBC News | June 18, 2018
🔗 Flood-stricken dairy farmers hope to move herd to drier ground – CBC News | June 17, 2018
🔗 New Brunswick confirms errors were made in registering flood-impacted residents for inspections – Global News | June 13, 2018
🔗 Retired insurance agent wants standard homeowner policy in wake of flood – CBC News | June 11, 2018
🔗 Insurance bureau has advice for residents who blame wind for flood damage – CBC News | June 6, 2018
🔗 New Brunswick says flood-hit homes may not get approval for rebuild – Toronto Star | June 4, 2018
🔗 At least 62 people still homeless after major spring flood – CBC News | June 4, 2018
🔗 After meeting at grocery store, woman steps up to help flood victim – CBC News | June 3, 2018
🔗 Fiddlehead fears: Worries of toxic floodwaters dry up sales of New Brunswick’s spring staple – The Globe and Mail | June 3, 2018

Newfoundland and Labrador


🔗 Crews spread out across Gros Morne to repair damage from severe January storm – CBC News | June 21, 2018

Nova Scotia


🔗 East Coast salt marshes to be restored to battle effects of climate change – CityNews | June 25, 2018
🔗 Residents of Sydney ‘flood zone’ hold community meeting – CTV News | June 16, 2018

Ontario


🔗 Government of Canada contributes to Nepewassi Bridge replacement – Newswire | June 27, 2018
🔗 Windsor students introduce rain garden to help control flooding – CTV News | June 26, 2018
🔗 Canada’s best province for flood risk management – Canadian Underwriter | June 20, 2018
🔗 Rain pours from Eaton Centre light fixtures as storm hammers Toronto – CTV News | June 13, 2018
🔗 ‘You have a fear of more rain’: Flooding haunts homeowners for years, study finds – Global News | June 13, 2018
🔗 Chronic stress and lost time from work - report shows basement flooding is worse than thought – Newswire | June 11, 2018

Saskatchewan


🔗 Makwa, Sask., woman says ministry 'inaction' has cost family their home – CBC News | June 24, 2018
🔗 Deluge of rain floods Lampman, Sask. homes and fields – CBC News | June 2, 2018

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