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April 26, 2021 in News

Why green roofs have the power to reduce flooding in cities

If more Canadians commit to green roofs, we could collectively reduce the harm caused by catastrophic flooding. (via The Weather Network)
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April 26, 2021 in News

Calling on “Team Canada” to Prepare for Spring Flooding

For the March/April 2021 issue of Water Canada, Natalia Moudrak, the director of climate resilience at the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, writes about Spring Flooding and why Canadians everywhere…
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April 22, 2021 in Reports, Resources

Drown and Park: Why Parking Lots in Toronto need to Change

This paper examines how parking lots contribute to the flooding problems facing Torontonians and how City Hall policies allow parking lot owners to pay almost nothing for using the city’s…
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March 9, 2021 in Reports, Resources

The Many Benefits of Natural Infrastructure

This paper is about the tools that imitate nature and reduce the amount of water that flows into our stormwater system. It’s called “natural” infrastructure. Essentially, natural infrastructure uses nature…
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March 9, 2021 in Reports, Resources

What the Province Should Do

This paper is written for concerned Ontarians who want to better understand flooding and the role the Province plays in responding to and minimizing the damage done by flooding. We…
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March 9, 2021 in Reports, Resources

What Great Lakes Are Doing to Support Natural Infrastructure

This paper looks at three cities – Milwaukee, Buffalo and Thunder Bay – that have made natural infrastructure an important tool in their stormwater management toolbox. Their efforts – think…
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March 9, 2021 in Reports, Resources

Flooding in Oshawa

In this report, we outline the new reality of flooding in Oshawa. We summarize the work done to model flood threats by the Conservation Authority and make recommendations on how…
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