News archive - 2016

Friday, November 18, 2016

Flood Risk & Homeowner Awareness survey results

A recent survey of Canadian homeowners led by the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and Partners for Action (P4A) at the University of Waterloo demonstrates that, in general, Canadians are not aware of their flood risks and are unprepared for flooding events. The survey results shine light on this lack of risk awareness and stress the importance of developing better flood management policy in Canada. 

Link: Flood Risk & Homeowner Awareness

Read more: Connecting Flood Risk and Homeowner Awareness (PDF)

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Launch of FloodSmartCanada website!

Partners for Action is taking action to better educate and prepare Canadians for floods with the recent launch of our new website: FloodSmartCanada. FloodSmartCanada was launched in the fall of 2016 with its primary goal of helping Canadians prepare for floods and the associated risks.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Research partnerships needed!

We're looking for partners and funders for investigations and engagement activities focused on one or a combination of the following themes:

Monday, July 4, 2016

At the Front Lines of Flood released

Partners for Action's latest report "At the Front Lines of Flood: How Prepared are Ontario Communities?" was released today. Learn more about At the Front Lines of Flood.

Listen to Shawna's interview with Eric Drozd on 570News (MP3).

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