Flood mitigation: where we stand five years later

The Homestretch

It was five years ago that the Bow and Elbow Rivers spilled their banks and flooded Calgary, and many parts of Southern Alberta. The 2013 disaster remains the costliest flood in Canadian history, with billions of dollars in damage. But since then, no major mitigation projects have been built upstream of Calgary. That leads many to wonder, especially around this time of year, whether it could happen again. Where do we stand on flood mitigation, five years later? The CBC's Robson Fletcher joined host Doug Dirks in studio.

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