Stories About Here

Our cities will keep flooding. What if we stopped fighting it and worked with nature instead?

Learning to live with fluctuating rivers could be better for ourselves and our environment, writes Uytae Lee, who explores solutions to flooding in the final episode of 'Stories About Here' on CBC Gem.
Six Months Later

B.C. flood victims left high and dry as backlog of aid requests clogs approval queue

Six months after floodwaters destroyed much of Abbotsford's Sumas Prairie, farmers, local residents and the community continue to recover, inch by inch, acre by acre. Although for some, a lack of financial support has made it a challenge.

6 months after historic floods, some British Columbians still don't have a home

Six months after floods devastated communities in B.C., some British Columbians are still waiting for answers and struggling to find affordable long-term housing.

6 months after the floods, many Merritt mobile home residents still face an uncertain future

The City of Merritt has received provincial funding to help mitigate flood hazards from the Coldwater River, but many residents in a mobile home park near the river say it's not enough.

Hundreds in B.C. are still in urgent need of flood relief, community volunteers say

The need for donations is far from over in the wake of one of B.C.'s most devastating natural disasters, relief organizers say.



B.C. agriculture minister visits a blueberry farm

CBC News Vancouver host Anita Bathe chats with Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Lana Popham about government support for farmers who suffered losses during B.C.'s floods.

Join CBC Vancouver for special coverage on Abbotsford six months after the flood

Tune in to CBC Radio One’s On The Coast and stream CBC Vancouver News at 6 on May 17 for special coverage about Abbotsford after the flood.