News archive - 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

P4A receives renewed funding from The Co-operators: Canadian collaboration for flood risk awareness gains ground

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New funding promises enhanced collaboration between government, industry, researchers and Canadians to improve flood resilience across the country.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Flooding in Canadian Rural Communities

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Rural flooding occurs across Canada causing serious impacts on communities and creating the need for expenses to repair damages and to create defenses for future events. Projects and efforts following serious floods in recent years have greatly increased rural communities’ resiliency to flooding. Compared to city centres, rural areas tend to be remote and do not have the same financial or social capital available. As such, methods used in cities to mitigate floods cannot be applied to rural areas as these communities are unique and have their own needs and governance structures.

Friday, February 1, 2019

Jason Thistlethwaite joins P4A as Associate Director, sharing expertise on flood risk governance

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Partners for Action (P4A) is pleased to welcome Jason Thistlethwaite as Associate Director.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Spotlight Story: Windsor, Ontario

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Over the years, the City of Windsor has experienced serious floods due to heavy rainfall and as a result has implemented a variety of projects to mitigate flood risk. With a number of programs that offer residents important information and enable them to tackle flood risk, Windsor is developing into a city that is well-equipped for flooding.

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