West Quebec mayors grapple with 'new normal' after latest floods - Ottawa - CBC News

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By Amanda Pfeffer, CBC News Ottawa, October 31, 2017

State of emergency

That's how many municipalities across west Quebec are feeling this week in the aftermath of the record-breaking storm.

As they assess the latest damage, which comes toward the tail end of a year of destructive flooding across the region, they're also wondering how their communities can mitigate the costly impact of these weather events that seem to have become the new normal.

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