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A landslide destroyed a house and forced evacuations in Saguenay, Que.
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City in Quebec renews state of emergency for neighbourhood facing landslide threat

June 23, 2022 The Canadian Press

SAGUENAY, Que. – Officials in the City of Saguenay, Que., have renewed a state of emergency for a neighbourhood under threat of another landslide. On Wednesday, Quebec Premier Francois Legault toured the area and met with residents, announcing the government

A landslide destroyed a house and forced evacuations in Saguenay, Que.
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Quebec extends state of emergency in Saguenay because of landslide threat

June 21, 2022 The Canadian Press

MONTREAL – Quebec is extending a state of emergency in a city north of Quebec City where a neighbourhood is threatened by landslides. Public Security Minister Genevieve Guilbault tweeted late Monday afternoon that she signed a decree allowing Saguenay to

Skeena River at Terrace, BC
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Flood watches remain in parts of B.C.

June 7, 2022 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – Emergency officials say as many as 20 buildings are flooded in three northwestern British Columbia communities. But a break in the weather has slowed rising waterways across the region. The Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine ordered the evacuation of

Skeena River in northern British Columbia
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Evacuations, local state of emergency in northwest B.C. as flood risk rises

June 6, 2022 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – Evacuation orders have been issued for three small communities in northwestern British Columbia as the flood risk rises across the region. Residents of the Terrace-area communities of Old Remo, New Remo and Usk were ordered out of their

Manitoba flooding forces evacuation of hundreds
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Manitoba premier tours flooded cottage country as waters continue to rise

May 24, 2022 The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson has taken a helicopter tour of a flooded region in the eastern part of the province. Stefanson says the amount of water is overwhelming in Whiteshell Provincial Park, the latest area to be hit

Wildfire burning in Ontario
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Forest fire in northeast Ontario community forces residents to evacuate

May 17, 2022 The Canadian Press

A forest fire has forced the evacuation of residents in a community north of Sudbury, Ont.   Conservation officers and Ontario Provincial Police assisted with the precautionary evacuation of Shining Tree, Ont., residents Saturday afternoon after a forest fire broke out

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Kenora, Ont., residents told to watch for possible flooding amid rising water levels

May 16, 2022 The Canadian Press

A city in northwestern Ontario is monitoring water levels and telling residents to watch for the possibility of flooding. That comes after an evacuation order was issued by the City of Kenora on Friday that said hundreds of residents were

Road closed sign after flooding in Manitoba
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Swollen rivers, flooded roads prompt evacuations in some areas of Manitoba

May 2, 2022 Brittany Hobson and Steve Lambert - THE CANADIAN PRESS

WINNIPEG – Flooding has forced evacuations in some parts of Manitoba after heavy rains caused rivers to swell. The Peguis First Nation, about 150 kilometres north of Winnipeg, was placed under a mandatory evacuation order after ice jams on the

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20 evacuation centres open in B.C. for rescued motorists, residents escaping

November 16, 2021 The Canadian Press

AGASSIZ, B.C. – Melanie Forsythe’s drive home from Vancouver to Hope, B.C., had her making at least five detours as torrential rain washed out a bridge, closed roads and trapped her overnight between two mudslides before a helicopter landed on

Helicopters fly past the Tremont Creek wildfire as it burns on the mountains above Ashcroft, B.C., on Friday, July 16, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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Evacuation orders and alerts drop in B.C. as number of wildfires holds steady

August 25, 2021 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – Emergency Management BC says about 3,700 properties were on evacuation order on Wednesday, down from nearly 8,200 a week ago. A news release says nearly 11,300 properties were on evacuation alert – which means people must be ready

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Crews fighting wildfires in B.C. aided by cooler and unseasonably low temperatures

August 24, 2021 The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – The BC Wildfire Service says cooler and below seasonal average temperatures have helped crews fight the blazes. Fire information officer Taylor Colman says crews are seeing between three and five fires start each day compared with about 40

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Most Ontario wildfire evacuees headed home, one First Nation still evacuating

August 13, 2021 The Canadian Press

DRYDEN, Ont. – Most residents of First Nations in northwestern Ontario who were evacuated due to the threat of nearby wildfires are heading home. The province says hundreds of members of three communities — Pikangikum First Nation, Deer Lake First