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Liberal MP Will Amos helps out with sandbagging efforts on April 28 at the municipal garage at l’Île-du-Grand-Calumet in his riding of Pontiac, Que., which has been heavily affected by flooding in the National Capital Region this week. Photograph courtesy of William Amos’s Twitter
As the National Capital Region braces amid flooding, MPs joined volunteers, officials, and the Canadian Armed Forces in sandbagging in hopes more costly water damage can be avoided.
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Liberal MP Omar Alghabra is the ‘first parliamentary secretary to be tasked to exercise leadership in this area,’ according to the Prime Minister's Office, but unions say they haven’t heard from him yet.