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Major flood of B.C.’s Fraser River could cause billions in economic losses: ICLR speaker

April 18, 2018 by Jason Contant

A major flood of British Columbia’s Fraser River or a coastal flood between now and 2100 could trigger economic losses of between $20 billion and $30 billion, a recent flood strategy report found. Released in 2016, Phase 1 of the

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Sea level maps show Canada’s coastal communities in race against time

November 10, 2017 Mia Rabson - THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA – From the slow-paced, tree-lined streets of downtown Charlottetown to the modern, western architecture of metro Vancouver, Canada’s urban waterfronts are a beacon for condo developers, tourists and everyone in between. But even in best-case scenarios for global warming,

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B.C. invests $1 million in development of Lower Mainland flood action plan

May 31, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

To better understand and mitigate the impacts of flooding along the Fraser River and southern coast of British Columbia, the province announced on Monday that it is working collaboratively with all partners in the strategy and the Fraser Basin Council

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B.C. provides $4 million for shoreline flood mitigation projects in Abbotsford

April 19, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

British Columbia’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has announced $4 million in funding for shoreline flood mitigation projects in Abbotsford that, if left unrepaired, could undermine the dike protecting the Matsqui Prairie and important regional infrastructure. Announced as part of