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Rising water prompts mandatory evacuation order

April 24, 2018 The Canadian Press

DRUMHELLER, Alta. – Rising water caused by an ice jam on the Little Red Deer River in central Alberta prompted officials to ask some people to leave their homes Monday, while further southeast on the Rosebud River, residents weren’t being

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Ottawa sends military aid to help displaced residents of flooded N.L. town

May 24, 2017 The Canadian Press

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. – Ottawa is sending military assistance to help the displaced residents of a flood-ravaged town in central Labrador. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the federal government is stepping in to respond to the severe flooding

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Residents airlifted out as rising Churchill River threatens Labrador town

May 17, 2017 The Canadian Press

HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, N.L. – Police in Labrador say residents of a small community surrounded by water are being evacuated as an ice jam causes a river to swell and flood the area. RCMP Cpl. Rick Mills says the air

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Ice jam causes minor flooding in N.B., water levels in Fredericton area to increase near flood stage

April 17, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

An ice jam caused minor flooding on a residential street in the New Brunswick community of Middle River, the province’s Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) reported on Sunday. However, water levels have subsided after some residents were cut off from their

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N.B. public safety department issues warning about ice jams, associated flooding

March 28, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

New Brunswick’s Department of Public Safety is warning about the potential for ice jams and associated flooding along the St. John River and other river systems in the province. The Department of Public Safety said in a bulletin on Monday