Alberta Floods

CP

Hundreds Evacuate After Prairie Floods

Based on early estimates, the cost of Saskatchewan's flood damage this year will exceed that of three years ago, Premier Brad Wall says. "We think we’re looking at an event that was larger in financia...
CP

Some Evacuate, Others Hold Ground

Improved forecasts Wednesday were lifting soggy spirits in southern Alberta where heavy rainfall and swollen rivers had residents worried about evacuations and damage to their homes."The rain is light...
CP

'It's Still Not Home'

HIGH RIVER, Alta. - Fred Plotnikoff and his girlfriend Bert Ager's home has been a tiny room in a trailer for the last 10 months.The seniors have been living in the temporary community of Saddlebrook,...
CP

'The Only Person I Ever Truly Loved'

Raging flood waters killed four people in southern Alberta one year ago. Two were swept away as they tried to evacuate from High River, one of the hardest hit communities. One woman was caught off gua...
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Flood Anniversary Could See.. Flooding

CALGARY - With the anniversary of the 2013 flood just around the corner, a rainfall warning is raising the anxiety level in a lot of southern Alberta communities.On Monday, Environment Canada issued t...
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He Wants Details On Federal Flood Aid

EDMONTON - Alberta Finance Minister Doug Horner is happy to see a $2.8 billion commitment to flood relief in the federal budget, but says he still has some questions.Horner says he will be checking wi...