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Residents haven't seen flooding like this for 40 years.
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All 13,00 residents of town had to flee.
Southern Alberta's 2013 floods caused $6 billion in damage.
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"They will take all of this.''
"Nature is unpredictable."
"We want the people of Alberta to be aware of these problems."
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Two years after Calgary’s great flood, what is being done to prepare for the next one?
From ski hills to saw mills, how lives are already being affected.
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Spray Lakes Sawmills has been authorized to cut a nine square kilometre section of land in the south Ghost area over the next few years.
There was enough hail to look like there had been snow.
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When life gives you severe thunderstorms, go kayaking.
Researchers found that almost three hectares of river bank was washed away by the deluge.
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Notley says her government is not yet ready to roll out a timeline on getting projects built.
CALGARY - Premier Jim Prentice announced new measures Friday to clean up outstanding claims from last year's disastrous southern Alberta floods, and to prevent them from happening again.Prentice said...
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...
HIGH RIVER, Alta. - Deanna Green dealt with conflicting emotions as she stood in the bright sunshine one year after the Highwood River burst its banks and changed her hometown of High River forever."I...
Ten southern Alberta communities remain under a state of emergency, their eyes focused on water levels in nearby rivers and tributaries, but the fear of flooding has eased in many parts of the provinc...
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...
CALGARY - There are concerns Medicine Hat could see flooding similar to what happened a year ago as heavy rains continue to soak areas to the west of the southern Alberta city. Alberta Environment's E...
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,...
People across southern Alberta are bracing for the worst as flood waters continue to rise. States of emergency have been declared in several towns, including Lethbridge Country, Medicine Hat, Claresh...
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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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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CALGARY - Alberta has introduced a new grant program to help municipalities better protect their residents, property, and infrastructure from the effects of floods or droughts.Municipalities, First Na...
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CALGARY - The Alberta government has narrowed down the flood-prevention projects it will fund after the deluge that devastated the southern part of the province last summer.But Environment Minister Ro...
EDMONTON - Alberta's river forecasters say more alarms and improved communication means they're better prepared to handle a massive flood like the one that devastated the southern part of the province...
The provincial government is ending its contract with the company that has been running the Disaster Recovery Program. Landlink Consulting has handled the program for 20 years but came under fire for...
HIGH RIVER, - The cabinet minister in charge of rebuilding the community hardest hit by last year's flooding in Alberta says a temporary neighbourhood currently housing as many as 500 evacuees won't b...
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...
EDMONTON - The Alberta government says it is putting up $12 million to help preserve historic and archeological sites damaged by last spring's floods.Culture Minister Heather Klimchuk says the bulk of...
As waters rose to levels that threatened to swallow vast swaths of southern Alberta this summer, it was the question that wasn't too far back in the minds of Albertans who were then living through the...