Canada needs a proactive approach to disaster resilience
Canadians need an approach that leverages the power of nature if we are to keep our heads above both rising flood waters and insurance costs.
Residents in parts of Ottawa and Gatineau, Que., experienced record-breaking and devastating floods in May 2017, like in the Point Gatineau neighbourhood. While there’s no magic solution to prevent future floods, there are ways to mitigate their impacts and make our communities more resilient, writes Roger d’Eschambault. The Hill Time file photograph