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May 15, 2019, 10:03 ET Government of Canada contributes to flood mitigation projects in Kawartha Lakes

KAWARTHA LAKES, ON, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Flooding is Canada's costliest and most frequent natural disaster. Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef,...


May 14, 2019, 20:28 ET Minister Garneau announces changes to navigation restrictions related to flooding

OTTAWA, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, issued a new Interim Order identifying zones in which...


May 13, 2019, 12:21 ET Government of Canada funds flood mitigation project in Sussex, New Brunswick

SUSSEX, NB, May 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Flooding is Canada's costliest and most frequent natural disaster. Communities are looking for solutions to mitigate ...


May 11, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Canada's Minister of Infrastructure and Communities addresses the Union des municipalités du Québec/

QUEBEC CITY, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, François-Philippe Champagne, speaks to the Union des...


May 10, 2019, 07:00 ET Media Advisory - Canada's Minister of Infrastructure and Communities addresses the Union des municipalités du Québec

QUEBEC CITY, May 10, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, François-Philippe Champagne, speaks to the Union des...


May 09, 2019, 07:00 ET Canopy Growth announces offtake agreement with PharmHouse

SMITHS FALLS, ON, May 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Canopy Growth Corporation ("Canopy Growth" or the "Company") (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) is pleased to announce...


May 06, 2019, 16:42 ET 19th day of the emergency measures - Overview of flood waters: the situation requires constant vigilance

MONTRÉAL, May 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The director of the Service de sécurité incendie de Montréal (SIM) and civil protection coordinator, Bruno...


May 06, 2019, 10:00 ET Open house: A behind-the-scenes journey through science at Environment and Climate Change Canada

GATINEAU, QC, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Science is the foundation of Environment and Climate Change Canada's work. Science supports our regulatory...


May 06, 2019, 07:00 ET During Emergency Preparedness Week: Protect yourself and your property from severe weather

TORONTO, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Across Canada, severe weather is on the rise. Currently in Eastern Canada, many are suffering the devastating effects of ...


May 03, 2019, 16:57 ET Hydro One provides up-date to communities and customers affected by flooding across Ontario

TORONTO, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Hydro One continues to work with regional authorities in areas affected by flooding to help ensure the safety of...


May 03, 2019, 16:42 ET Intact Financial Corporation providing support to communities affected by spring floods with a $200,000 donation to Canadian Red Cross

TORONTO, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - In response to the spring floods in Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick, Intact Financial Corporation is announcing...


May 03, 2019, 15:15 ET Canadian Red Cross providing financial aid for flooding relief

Red Cross is registering impacted residents, assessing needs and delivering support OTTAWA, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross has announced...


May 03, 2019, 13:16 ET Government of Canada provides a $2.5 million grant to Canadian Red Cross for flood recovery efforts

OTTAWA, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Flooding is Canada's costliest and most frequent natural disaster, and it can have devastating impacts on people's homes, ...


May 03, 2019, 09:38 ET Floodings: Beaconsfield holds fundraiser in support of victims

BEACONSFIELD, QC, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Beaconsfield Council is launching a fundraising campaign to support the communities that are affected by the...


May 03, 2019, 09:31 ET iA Financial Group donates $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support those affected by the flooding

QUEBEC, May 3, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - iA Financial Group has announced a donation of $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support the organization in...


May 03, 2019, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media advisory - Minister Goodale to make an announcement related to flood recovery efforts/

OTTAWA, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency...


May 02, 2019, 20:37 ET Media advisory - Minister Goodale to make an announcement related to flood recovery efforts

OTTAWA, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency...


May 01, 2019, 17:26 ET Media advisory - Minister Goodale to visit communities affected by flooding

OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will visit several communities in...


May 01, 2019, 17:04 ET Public notice - Update on closure of Chaudiere Crossing due to high water flow

GATINEAU, QC, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise the public that the Chaudiere Crossing remains...


May 01, 2019, 10:06 ET Communities across Canada participate in national effort to build wildfire resilience

Coalition of non-profits, provincial/territorial governments and The Co-operators support Canada-wide action to make communities 'FireSmart®' GUELPH, ...


May 01, 2019, 09:00 ET Government of Canada funds flood mitigation project in Ontario

OTTAWA, May 1, 2019 /CNW/ - Flooding is Canada's costliest and most frequent natural disaster. Today, Jennifer O'Connell, Member of Parliament for...


Apr 30, 2019, 20:43 ET Minister Garneau announces additional navigation restrictions and flooding measures

OTTAWA, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, issued a new Interim Order expanding areas in which...


Apr 30, 2019, 16:39 ET Desjardins increases donation and support for members and clients affected by flooding

500 employees have volunteered to help the Red Cross on the ground LÉVIS, QC, April 30, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Last week, Desjardins announced a $50,000 ...


Apr 30, 2019, 16:23 ET MEDIA ADVISORY - IWG Opens Business Centres To People Displaced by Floods in Montreal and Ottawa

MONTREAL, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - IWG, the global operator of leading workspace providers Regus and Spaces, is opening its business lounges in all of...


Apr 30, 2019, 11:21 ET BMO Announces $50,000 Donation and Relief Options for Customers to Support Communities Affected by Floods in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick

TORONTO, April 30, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Financial Group today announced a $50,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross to support communities affected by...