Funding climate change adaptation

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Ottawa – Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, released Canada’s first National Adaptation Strategy. In addition, the Government of Canada Adaptation Action Plan was re-released with updates on new investments. The Action Plan represents the federal contribution to implementing the National Adaptation Strategy, and will complement the efforts of provinces, territories, and Indigenous partners. The Government of Canada …

Providing disaster recovery funding to BC for 2021 flood

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Abbotsford – In November 2021, British Columbia experienced a once-in-a-century atmospheric river storm that caused severe flooding, landslides, and mudslides across interior and coastal regions of the province. The flooding led to the evacuation of approximately 18,000 people across the province, with extensive damage to homes, bridges, roads, including every major highway connecting the lower mainland to the rest of …

Marking 1 year since tragic BC floods 

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Ottawa – One year ago, the people of British Columbia experienced a historic and tragic flooding event. The floods and mudslides had devastating impacts for citizens, First Nations communities, and businesses, with massive damage to highways, agriculture production, and infrastructure across southern British Columbia. As we mark this difficult anniversary, the Government of Canada remains steadfast in our commitment to …