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|Observer, September 3, 2020: We’re not preparing fast enough for increased flood risk|
“Some provinces did not do as well [while] others were flat, and then several improved for Canada as a whole. We went from an overall score of C- to a C over the period of 2016 to 2019, so that’s sort of a good news/bad news story,” said Dr. Feltmate, Head of the Intact Centre
|REMI Network, August 17, 2020: Flood preparedness in Canada graded C|
“The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo interviewed 139 provincial and territorial government representatives responsible for managing floods, climate-related risks and emergency services from across all regions of Canada to calculate the grade.
A comparable study completed in 2016 resulted in a national score of C-, suggesting that Canada’s preparedness to limit flood risk has showed progress over the past four years.”
|Living Architecture Monitor, August 14: Provinces Not Moving Fast Enough To Assess, Mitigate Flood Risk: Report|
“The report from the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at the University of Waterloo says on average provincial governments get a grade of C for flood preparedness.
The results are based on interviews with 139 provincial and territorial officials, assessing nine categories including emergency plans, flood mapping, critical infrastructure protection, land-use planning and critical infrastructure protections.”
|iHeartRadio, August 13, 2020: CANADA’S GRADE ON FLOOD PREPAREDNESS: 2016 C- / 2019 C|
“The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation at Ontario’s University of Waterloo has released the results of a two-year national study on flood preparedness. Shelby talks to Head of the Intact Centre Blair Feltmate.”
|Radio-Canada, August 10: L’Ontario obtient la cote de C dans sa gestion des inondations|
Intact Director Joanna Eyquem interviewed by Radio-Canada on new report, “Climate Change and the Preparedness of Canadian Provinces and Territories to Limit Flood Risk”
Last Updated: September 8, 2020 @4:56PM
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