Federal support for four New Brunswick flood mitigation projects

Flooding is Canada’s costliest and most frequent natural disaster. Communities are looking for solutions to mitigate the costs and damages caused by flooding to businesses and residences. Today, Matt DeCourcey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Member of Parliament for Fredericton, on behalf of the Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness the Honourable Ralph Goodale, announced $669,000 in federal funding to support work on four projects in New Brunswick under the National Disaster Mitigation Program (NDMP). Additionally, the City of Fredericton and the City of Saint John have partnered with New Brunswick to provide $686,250 in support of these projects.

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