Chris Wattie / Reuters
An officer made the discovery.
He ordered a mandatory evacuation on Sunday.
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.
Graham Hughes/Canadian Press
Water touched the bottom edge of a “for sale” sign outside one Gatineau, Que. house.
Thousands of Canadians are desperately fighting rising waters.
More than 130 communities in Quebec have been hit by flooding.
"We've been abandoned," said one resident.
The flooding is the worst in the region since 1998.
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