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If no action is taken, the province's only connection to mainland Canada will flood.
This in an era when homeowners will have to shoulder more of the cost for damages.
He ordered a mandatory evacuation on Sunday.
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The public safety minister says every level of government is pulling together to keep Canadians safe in what he describes as a very serious situation.
Thousands of Canadians are desperately fighting rising waters.
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More than 130 communities in Quebec have been hit by flooding.
As human-caused climate change continues to warm the planet, sea levels will rise, storms will grow stronger, floods more violent and draughts harsher. All of this puts some of the world's most vulnerable people at greater risk.
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Whether or not flood damage is covered in your home insurance policy depends on your policy's coverage options and what caused the flooding in the first place. If your window is broken during a tornado and water enters your home, typically you will be covered. If water damage is the result of a "sudden and accidental discharge of water" such as an extreme heavy downpour, a burst pipe or a backed-up sewer, you are likely covered provided you have this endorsement on your policy (it's optional and you have to request it).
From ski hills to saw mills, how lives are already being affected.
Ottawa emerged as the best prepared, with a score of A-minus.
As we observe the historic flood and the damage it has done to this marvellous city and its neighbours, I wanted to list the great many things to celebrate about Calgary and southern Alberta. It's a reminder of why you should visit, once the water has receded and the restoration has begun.
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