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Extreme weather events beginning to take a toll on Canadian infrastructure, economy


Insurance Bureau of Canada says insurance claims rising with extreme weather events.

Photograph courtesy of the PMO
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, pictured on June 21, 2013, on an aerial tour of High River, Alta., surveying the massive flood damage.

Extreme weather events associated with climate change are expected to take a heavy toll on public and private Canadian infrastructure in the years ahead, and the Insurance Bureau of Canada is sounding the alarm on rising insurance claims as a result of extreme weather events like last year’s floods in Calgary and Toronto.

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Extreme weather events beginning to take a toll on Canadian infrastructure, economy


Insurance Bureau of Canada says insurance claims rising with extreme weather events.

Photograph courtesy of the PMO
Prime Minister Stephen Harper, pictured on June 21, 2013, on an aerial tour of High River, Alta., surveying the massive flood damage.

Extreme weather events associated with climate change are expected to take a heavy toll on public and private Canadian infrastructure in the years ahead, and the Insurance Bureau of Canada is sounding the alarm on rising insurance claims as a result of extreme weather events like last year’s floods in Calgary and Toronto.

  

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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