Opinion

Green infrastructure saves communities and dollars

With flood risks increasing and the societal costs mounting in Canada, an investment in both green and grey infrastructure, both the built and the natural, would help save countless Canadian basements and sleepless nights—not to mention taxpayer dollars.

A flooded street pictured in Gatineau, Que., recently. The Ottawa and Gatineau region had record breaking flooding recently. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED : Monday, May 22, 2017 12:00 AM

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