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B.C. government invests $2.5-million to address flood risk in Peace Region after June flooding

October 11, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

About four months after a “substantive rainfall event” that lead to flooding in British Columbia’s Peace Region, the provincial government announced that it is providing $2.5 million to the Peace River Regional District (PRRD) to undertake debris removal and preventative

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Takata troubles worsen as truck explodes, kills Texas woman

August 30, 2016 Tom Krisher - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DETROIT – Air bag maker Takata Corp.’s troubles worsened Monday as the company confirmed that a truck carrying its inflators and a volatile chemical exploded last week in a Texas border town, killing a woman and injuring four others. The

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14 dead in West Virginia floods; focus on search and rescue

June 24, 2016 Jonathan Mattise - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A deluge of 9 inches of rain damaged or destroyed more than 100 homes in West Virginia, knocked out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses and killed 14 people, West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray

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B.C. commits $750,000 in funding for flood mitigation projects in Delta and Kelowna

June 23, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

British Columbia’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced on Wednesday $750,000 in funding for flood mitigation projects in the province’s Kelowna and Delta areas. The ministry said in a press release on Wednesday that it is committing $550,000 in funding