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Three times more Quebec homes could be in flood zones when new maps released

Three times more Quebec homes could be in flood zones when new maps released

MONTREAL — The Quebec government estimates the number of homes located in flood zones could triple in the province when new flood maps are released.
B.C. Youth Climate Corps backed by province to expand operations

B.C. Youth Climate Corps backed by province to expand operations

Government money allows Youth Climate Corps BC to more than triple its annual budget and expand across the province to places like Squamish, southern Vancouver Island and the northeast.
For shrinking Mississippi River towns, frequent floods worsen fortunes

For shrinking Mississippi River towns, frequent floods worsen fortunes

WEST ALTON, Mo. (AP) — Devastating flooding, driven in part by climate change , is taking an especially damaging toll on communities that once thrived along the banks of America's most storied river.
B.C.'s drought: Dry conditions spur changes to BCWS wildfire suppression tactics

B.C.'s drought: Dry conditions spur changes to BCWS wildfire suppression tactics

Drought conditions and drier fuels mean wildfires can burn deeper.
Right wing ascendance to EU mainstream could impact Canada trade, climate policy

Right wing ascendance to EU mainstream could impact Canada trade, climate policy

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he's taking an optimistic approach after Europeans made a lurch to the far-right in continental elections that could impact Canada's trade and climate policies.
Wildfire that forced thousands from Fort Nelson, B.C., now listed as under control

Wildfire that forced thousands from Fort Nelson, B.C., now listed as under control

FORT NELSON, B.C. — The wildfire that forced 4,700 people to leave their homes in Fort Nelson, B.C., is now listed as under control. The BC Wildfire Service says in a social media statement that the 123-square-kilometre fire in northeastern B.C.
B.C.'s drought: Agriculture sector feels the impact from prolonged dry conditions

B.C.'s drought: Agriculture sector feels the impact from prolonged dry conditions

Several regions have been under prolonged drought conditions stretching back to the fall of 2022.
'No network is flawless': Wildfires underscore resiliency challenges for telecoms

'No network is flawless': Wildfires underscore resiliency challenges for telecoms

As wind-driven wildfires broke out on the Hawaiian island of Maui last summer, killing more than 100 people and destroying thousands of buildings, a telecommunications blackout kept many residents in the dark.
Disaster survivors bring pleas for climate change action to Parliament Hill

Disaster survivors bring pleas for climate change action to Parliament Hill

OTTAWA — Meghan Fandrich's voice shook as she recalled grabbing her five-year-old daughter and fleeing their home as flames descended on the village of Lytton, B.C., in 2021.
Death toll from floods across southern Germany rises to 6

Death toll from floods across southern Germany rises to 6

BERLIN (AP) — The death toll from floods across a large part of southern Germany rose to six on Wednesday as police recovered the body of a woman missing since the weekend from a canal in Bavaria.