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An ice dam roughly 25 km long on the Athabasca River flooded downtown Fort McMurray, in an April 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Ice jam intel: How the Athabasca River ice buildup is flooding Fort McMurray

Ice jams can stretch for kilometres, reach several metres in height and…

 

On April 28, 2020, municipal and provincial officials kept a close eye on river levels after a 25-kilometre ice jam caused major flooding and forced nearly 13,000 people from their homes in the downtown. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

‘How much can a person take?’ Flooding forces 13,000 from downtown Fort McMurray

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Joseph Enverga kept hoping the flooding would slow…

 

Flooding in Fort McMurray leads to request for military assistance from Ottawa

Flooding in Fort McMurray leads to request for military assistance from Ottawa

Flooding in Fort McMurray leads to request for military assistance from Ottawa

 

Minor flooding causes road closures in Red Deer

Minor flooding causes road closures in Red Deer

Waskasoo Creek near Rotary Park has spilled its banks

  • Apr 21, 2020
Minor flooding causes road closures in Red Deer
Canadian Forces adapting as requests for disaster-related assistance grow

Canadian Forces adapting as requests for disaster-related assistance grow

Canadian Forces adapting as requests for disaster-related assistance grow OTTAWA — The…

Canadian Forces adapting as requests for disaster-related assistance grow
Water to stay high but second round of floods not expected: Goodale

Water to stay high but second round of floods not expected: Goodale

OTTAWA — Water levels are expected to peak by week’s end in…

Water to stay high but second round of floods not expected: Goodale
Flooding in four provinces prompts states of emergency, evacuations

Flooding in four provinces prompts states of emergency, evacuations

OTTAWA — Two of Canada’s biggest cities have declared states of emergency…

Flooding in four provinces prompts states of emergency, evacuations
The Red Deer River. (THE CANADIAN PRESS photo by Ian McKinnon).

Flooding potential within Red Deer, Lacombe and Stettler to be assessed

Federal-provincial projects will do mapping, forecasting

The Red Deer River. (THE CANADIAN PRESS photo by Ian McKinnon).
Red Deer River was running very high in 2013 but Central Alberta escaped the worst of the flooding that devastated southern Alberta.                                File photo from Red Deer Advocate

Spring flooding not necessarily a sign that worse to come

Rain is the main culprit when June mountain snowmelt turns into flooding

Red Deer River was running very high in 2013 but Central Alberta escaped the worst of the flooding that devastated southern Alberta.                                File photo from Red Deer Advocate
This is Range Road 32 between Township 364 and 370, west of Spruce View.                                Photo from Red Deer County

Updated: Cleanup begins as floodwaters recede in Red Deer County

Barricades remain up on nearly 30 sections of road

This is Range Road 32 between Township 364 and 370, west of Spruce View.                                Photo from Red Deer County

Provincial police ‘scaling back’ search for boy, 3, swept away in flooded river

Ontario Provincial Police say they will “slowly begin scaling back” their search…

Toddler missing as flooding forces thousands from their homes in Ontario

Toddler missing as flooding forces thousands from their homes in Ontario

BRANTFORD, Ont. — Torrential rains and mild temperatures pushed the Grand River…

Toddler missing as flooding forces thousands from their homes in Ontario
Contributed photo                                Nicole Clermont’s neighbourhood as waters rose.

Video: Former Red Deer resident uncertain when she can return to Houston home

Nicole Clermont is in Dallas with her family awaiting word that it is safe to return home

Contributed photo                                Nicole Clermont’s neighbourhood as waters rose.
Red Deer resident had to flee Houston home ahead of rising waters

Red Deer resident had to flee Houston home ahead of rising waters

Nicole Clermont has taken refuge at friend’s home but all fear flooding will continue to worsen

Red Deer resident had to flee Houston home ahead of rising waters