Saint-André-Avellin, Que., declares state of emergency over spring floods - Ottawa - CBC News

By CBC News Ottawa, April 20, 2017

The municipality of Saint-André-Avellin, Que., has declared a state of emergency after floodwaters have forced a dozen homes to be evacuated.

The community, located about 80 kilometres northeast of Ottawa, held an emergency council meeting late Thursday afternoon after water levels on the Petite-Nation River rose significantly overnight.

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