Some flooded Gatineau residents won’t be allowed to rebuild

More than 1,400 flooded properties in Gatineau are in this zone of highest flood risk. Last week, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard announced that the province would not force existing homeowners off their property if it is in a flood zone. But the

Gatineau homeowners whose residences need to be demolished and are located in a certain flood zone will not be able to rebuild under provincial law. In a meeting on Tuesday, the City of Gatineau announced measures to make it easier for flood victims
On this Memorial Day weekend, high waters and floating debris could pose dangers for recreational boaters on the region's waterways. Branches, docks, oil cans, jet-skis — the high water has carried all kinds of junk out of boathouses and down the St.

Gatineau residents whose homes are writeoffs because of flood damage and who live in the most flood-prone part of the city will not be allowed to rebuild. The ruling affects condemned properties in the zone that is considered likely to flood on average …

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