Flood News: July 1st-31st, 2018

Posted on: 2 August, 2018


Flood News for July 1 to July 31, 2018. All of your flood and climate change news is available below.


Flood Preparedness


🔗 Quick uptake on communities flood mitigation report – ConstructConnect | July 27, 2018
🔗 Homeowners need to beef up flood insurance amid climate change, diminishing green space – The Globe and Mail | July 6, 2018

Alberta


🔗 ‘High River will never flood again’: Construction underway on new floodgate in Alberta town – Global News | July 24, 2018
🔗 Commuters in 'shock' after section of Bow River pathway closed in northwest Calgary – CBC News | July 24, 2018
🔗 Flooding damages Fort McMurray emergency department, patients temporarily relocated – CBC News | July 22, 2018

British Columbia


🔗 Heavy rains increase flood risk for northeastern B.C. – CBC News | July 21, 2018
🔗 Vulnerable B.C. communities receive funds for structural flood mitigation – Vanderhoof Omineca Express | July 18, 2018
🔗 Grand Forks churches overflowing with donations after floods, running out of storage – CBC News | July 6, 2018

Manitoba


🔗 Red Cross wants to help Manitoba First Nations better prepare for disaster – CBC News | July 16, 2018
🔗 Owner of rail line to Churchill appeals order to fix flood-damaged tracks – CBC News | July 13, 2018
🔗 Pinaymootang First Nation hopes expanded health centre will improve services for flood-affected area – CBC News | July 11, 2018
🔗 Treaty 2 chiefs seek meeting with premier on planning for flood channels – CBC News | July 6, 2018
🔗 No timeline yet on Churchill rail repairs as natural resources minister visits community – CBC News | July 2, 2018

New Brunswick


🔗 Residents fighting to save New Brunswick's beloved 'kissing bridges' – CTV News | July 29, 2018
🔗 Premier's Office faced 'growing pressure from the feds' to ask for flood help – CBC News | July 23, 2018
🔗 'It's more than just the destruction': Artists use talents to create pieces inspired by the flood – CBC News | July 10, 2018
🔗 Family that lost home to flood is asked to leave emergency shelter – CBC News | July 9, 2018
🔗 Hundreds of New Brunswick flood victims still out of homes, months after deluge – National Post | July 3, 2018
🔗 At least 120 people remain homeless after spring floods, says Red Cross – CBC News | July 3, 2018

Newfoundland and Labrador


🔗 Rocky Harbour man still living in wet mouldy mess after January flood – CBC News | July 19, 2018

Nova Scotia


🔗 Maritimes flood losses could increase by up to 300% - Study – Insurance Business Canada | July 27, 2018
🔗 CBRM to spend $4M to alleviate large-scale destructive flooding – CBC News | July 10, 2018

Ontario


🔗 One Ontario industry vulnerable to weather extremes – Canadian Underwriter | July 30, 2018
🔗 Mayor outlines $89M flood prevention plan, seeking government funding for nearly half – CBC News | July 23, 2018
🔗 Lower Don construction can start before flood-protection is completed, province says – Toronto Star | July 21, 2018
🔗 Toronto's parks budget nearly $25M short on money to combat rising flood, wind damage – CBC News | July 17, 2018
🔗 IBC a proud supporter of new Toronto Home Resilience Pilot Program – Newswire | July 11, 2018
🔗 One tip you can offer clients to help prevent basement flooding – Canadian Underwriter | July 11, 2018
🔗 Insurers subsidize Toronto basement flood pilot – Canadian Underwriter | July 10, 2018
🔗 Why this city is billed as “progressive” in reducing flood risk – Canadian Underwriter | July 8, 2018

Quebec


🔗 Residents say Gatineau, Que., reservoir contributes to chronic flooding – CBC News | July 31, 2018
🔗 Sewer waters flood into Gatineau homes amid heavy rain – CBC News | July 25, 2018
🔗 Gatineau flood victims face eviction from temporary home – CBC News | July 22, 2018

Saskatchewan


🔗 'The rain kept coming': hail and rainstorm hits St. Louis, Sask – CBC News | July 4, 2018

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