In the Media

Find below excerpts from recent news about climate adaptation and flooding, and scroll below for all media in the last four years.

Recent Media Articles:

Insurance News Net, November 2018: “A new report from the University of Waterloo stresses the importance of community-based projects to reduce increasing flood risk in Canada. The report, which highlights 11 projects in Vancouver, Calgary, Mississauga, Montreal and Halifax, details how the restoration and preservation of natural infrastructures –such as ponds, large-scale natural gardens, and restored shorelines– can aid communities in protecting themselves from the impacts of flooding.” Read more here.

Insurance Business Magazine, November 2018: “From all of the extreme weather events that impact Canadians, flooding is currently the costliest, ringing up millions of dollars in property damage, according to a study from the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo. Using data from IBC, the study also outlined that 58% of catastrophic insurable loss claims from 2008 to 2015 were a result of water damage, demonstrating the rising threat that flood waters pose to Canadians.” Read more here.

Past Media Articles






2014 and earlier