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flooded streetObserver, 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.”

two people in raft floating in flooded streetLiving 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.”

 

 

Joanna EyquemRadio-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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