Ottawa-Gatineau has been seriously affected from our long periods of rainfall which have resulted in record breaking flood levels.
Town hall meetings are being held Tuesday May 9th, & Wednesday May 10th to provide information to those affected by flooding, including application forms and guidelines on how to apply for disaster assistance.
Tuesday, May 9th
1 – 2 p.m. Nepean Sportsplex, Nepean
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. R.J. Kennedy Arena, Cumberland
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Fitzroy Harbour Community Centre, Fitzroy Harbour
Wednesday, May 10th
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Constance and Buckham’s Bay Community Centre, Woodlawn
Quebec flooding... Govt update:— Mike Armstrong (@ArmstrongGN) May 8, 2017
2426 residences flooded.
1520 people force from homes
146 municipalities affected
The devastation continues. Drone footage:
The water is HIP DEEP in Gatineau:
We need volunteers & donations to help our friends & neighbours
To volunteer in Constance Bay, Britannia, and Cumberland:
If your property is at risk of flooding:
Flooding In Pictures & Video:
Where to get help
If you or someone you know is in crisis and needs help, resources are available. In case of an emergency, please call 911 for immediate help.
The Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention, Depression Hurts and Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 all offer ways of getting help if you, or someone you know, may be suffering from mental health issues.