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Liberals promise plan to bolster emergency preparedness as extreme weather events surge

The Insurance Bureau of Canada is warning of higher premiums if recent trends continue.

A residential community in Medicine Hat, Alta. submerged during the 2013 Alberta floods. Some experts warn these sorts of costly extreme weather events will become more frequent and severe in the future as a result of climate change.
Photograph courtesy of Master Cpl. Patrick Blanchard, Canadian Armed Forces

By MARCO VIGLIOTTI

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:00 AM

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