After the flood: Former EMO director says proactive approach to natural disasters needed

Although the number of natural disasters is increasing, Ernest MacGillivray says government responses haven’t changed Ernest MacGillivray was director of the province’s emergency measures organization between 2003 and 2009. He was then director of … [Read more...]

After the flood: deciding to stay

The 2018 flood did an estimated $154,000 worth of damage to Elaine Price’s Grand Lake house While some decided to leave Grand Lake after the floods, Elaine Price and her husband stayed Elaine Price describes herself as a country girl; she even … [Read more...]

After the flood: putting things into perspective

Peter Larsen’s family cottage near Belleisle Bay was destroyed in 2018. Soon, that didn’t matter.   Peter Larsen lost his family cottage to floods in 2018. Driving to Peter Larsen’s family camp near Belleisle Bay in June, 2018, was like … [Read more...]

After the flood: feeling betrayed, twice

Juliette Bossé and Lisa Sanderson replaced their basement after the 2018 floods, thinking it was a once in a lifetime event. Juliette Bossé, left, and Lisa Sanderson. When Lisa Sanderson and Juliette Bossé bought their dream house in Martinon, … [Read more...]

After the flood: anxiety on dry ground

Waves violently shook Dawn Burke’s Grand Lake home in 2018. Now she fears for others. Despite retreating to dry ground, Dawn Burke empathises with what others are still going through. During the peak of the 2018 floods, Dawn Burke re-entered her … [Read more...]