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Officials advocate for federal funding to upgrade dikes after floods

April 29, 2022 The Canadian Press

OTTAWA – The mayor of Abbotsford, B.C., says expecting local governments to shoulder the cost of infrastructure upgrades to protect their communities from flooding has been a “monumental mistake.” Henry Braun made the comment to a Senate standing committee on

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Rising seas: Delays to safeguarding N.S.-N.B. boundary area worries politicians

October 28, 2021 Michael Tutto - THE CANADIAN PRESS

HALIFAX – Legislators on both sides of the Nova Scotia-New Brunswick boundary say efforts to safeguard their area from a potential climate disaster have dragged on too long. An engineering study commissioned to develop “three viable solutions” to the risk

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Volunteers in Manitoba town scramble to halt flooding from nearby river

April 3, 2017 The Canadian Press

CARMAN, Man. – The threat of flooding from an ice-choked river has prompted a big southern Manitoba town to declare a state of emergency. Officials in Carman say rising water on the Boyne River is causing flooding and sewer backups

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B.C. provides $1.6 million for flood-protecting dikes

June 14, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The province of British Columbia announced on Monday its latest funding toward a flood mitigation project – $1.6 million for flood-protecting dikes in the City of North Vancouver and the District of North Vancouver that will help protect a business

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Province of British Columbia announces $16.6 million in funding for flood mitigation project in Richmond

March 26, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The province of British Columbia has announced $16.6 million in funding toward a flood mitigation project in Richmond that will upgrade multiple pump stations. Announced as part of public safety funding in the 2016 provincial budget, the $24.95-million project also