Come Hell... B.C. under water
The Fifth Estate examines what the B.C. government knew about the flood threat
British Columbia is in a state of emergency as it tries to recover from catastrophic flood damage.
The Fifth Estate has learned that this disaster was years in the making.
In 2015, the province was warned that none of the dikes assessed in the Lower Mainland fully met the provincial standard. And engineers cautioned that flood risk governance in B.C. was "broken" as recently as May.
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