How a portable yellow barrier is keeping a Rigaud resident’s home from flooding

As floodwaters continue to rise around his home, Robert Bergeron has no intention of leaving for higher ground. The 77-year-old homeowner is staying put in flood-stricken Rigaud, located about 80 kilometres west of Montreal, even as the Outaouais River starts…

Feds asking Quebec, New Brunswick to send proposals to get money for flood help

Federal Infrastructure Minister François-Philippe Champagne says he is willing to fast-track reviews of projects that could help communities deal with floods as part of an offer to provinces and cities. READ MORE: More than 3,100 homes flooded across Quebec Champagne…

200 homes in Rigaud evacuated due to major flooding

About 200 homes in Rigaud, which is located 80 kilometres west of Montreal, have been evacuated due to rising floodwaters in the area. More rain is expected in the coming days starting Wednesday, with about 15 millimetres of rain expected…

More than 3,100 homes flooded across Quebec

More than 3,100 homes across Quebec have been struck by flooding, with 1,400 people forced from their homes and 1,800 properties isolated because of washed out roads or landslides. Quebec’s Public Security Department says it expects water levels to peak…