A new program offered by the provincial government will mean municipalities could be reimbursed up to $150,000 for projects aimed at flood protection.

To be considered for funding, municipalities must apply for The 2020 Flood Preparedness Program by Friday, February 28th. Funding of up to $150,000 is available to individual municipalities.

Joint funding is also available if municipalities feel like teaming up for a project. If approved, all involved could get up to $150,000 each in funding.

Applicants can also be reimbursed for eligible expenses made between November 25th, 2019, and March 31st, 2020.

Proposals will be evaluated and considered based on criteria such as flood risk, the proposal's ability to enhance emergency preparedness, resiliency for future flood events, and more. You can find all the details here.

Proposals are due no later than Friday, February 28th, and must be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..