Topic: 2017 quebec floods

Laval flood victim, fed up by slow government response, ready to tear down house

A Laval woman whose home was flooded last spring says that, after months of waiting for the government to respond to her insurance claim, she’s ready to demolish her house.

One-on-one government meetings with Pierrefonds flood victims produce mixed feelings

Officials from the Public Security Ministry, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and from the borough gathered at the Pierrefonds Cultural Centre Thursday to answer questions from flood victims about their inspection reports and compensation claims.

Montreal region is unprepared to predict and manage floods, report says

Although spring floods like the one from last May are expected to be more frequent, a report has found the Montreal region is too uncoordinated to properly prepare for them.

Montreal-area flood victims still in deep water

The frustration is building for some Quebecers whose homes were flooded last spring, and they are demanding answers from the government.

Flood victim's restaurant, home in limbo after Quebec denies financial assistance

With his restaurant still closed, no money coming in and being denied financial assistance, Tekka Grill owner Michael Gad says he may lose his home after historic spring flooding.

Ahuntsic-Cartierville residents demand answers as basements flood again

Many homeowners have yet to repair damage done by spring floods and are still waiting for government assistance.

Homeowners promised flood inspection reports in next 5 weeks

Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux says the Quebec government is ramping up efforts to inspect damaged homes and demystify the claims process for homeowners anxious to get repairs done.

Frustrations come to the fore at Pointe-Claire public consultation on spring floods

Residents packed a conference room at a Pointe-Claire Holiday Inn Monday night to voice their concerns to the Quebec government about its response to the spring flooding earlier this year, and many left frustrated.

Pierrefonds residents highlight government 'negligence' at Montreal Symphony Orchestra concert

Despite rain and a demonstration by disgruntled residents, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra gave a rousing performance in Pierrefonds on Thursday evening.

Montreal Symphony Orchestra performs for flood victims tonight in Pierrefonds-Roxboro

Thousands of people are expected tonight for a free concert by the Montreal Symphony Orchestra to benefit flood victims in the Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough.

Residents left scrambling after Quebec bans rebuilding in high-risk flood zones

Some Quebec homeowners and municipalities affected by severe spring flooding are scrambling after the provincial government announced this week it will enforce rules to forbid rebuilding in areas at a high risk of flooding.

West Island man, arrested while trying to help flooded neighbours, granted discharge

A Montreal man who was arrested last month while he was taking part in flood relief efforts has pleaded guilty and been granted an unconditional discharge.

Flood post-mortem will be thorough and objective, says Pierrefonds-Roxboro mayor

Pierrefonds-Roxboro Mayor Jim Beis discussed the borough’s planned review of its flood response on the heels of a tense borough council meeting the previous evening that heard from angry homeowners.

Pierrefonds-Roxboro residents look for answers at borough meeting after flood

Some Pierrefonds-Roxboro residents went to the borough council meeting to share their frustrations and concerns about the way the city dealt with major flooding that hit the area last May.

Volunteers lend flood victims a helping hand in Pierrefonds-Roxboro

More than 200 volunteers gathered in Pierrefonds-Roxboro Saturday morning to help clean up the damage left behind by the major flooding.