How climate change reveals the fragility of B.C. transportation infrastructure
Almost no part of Canada’s transportation network is immune to the potential for floods or wildfires, blizzards or hurricanes or tornados, that snarl and kink and sever the supply chains that are supposed to bind and unite us.
Abbotsford, B.C., in November 2021. In our huge, sprawling, sparsely populated country, we are unusually susceptible to the impact of extraordinary weather events on our highways and rail lines, our sea ports and airports, writes Sen. Paula Simons. Photograph courtesy of the Province of B.C.