British Columbia sees death toll rising from massive flood; Ottawa pledges aid

British Columbia sees death toll rising from massive flood; Ottawa pledges aid

ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia, Nov 17 (Reuters) – The death toll from massive floods and landslides that devastated parts of British Columbia is set to rise, with the Canadian province declaring a state of emergency on Wednesday and the federal government promising major help.Authorities have confirmed one death after torrential rains and mudslides destroyed roads and … Read more

Canada floods kill one person, leave two missing; rail access cut to Vancouver port

Canada floods kill one person, leave two missing; rail access cut to Vancouver port

MERRITT, British Columbia, Nov 16 (Reuters) – The port of Vancouver, Canada’s largest, said on Tuesday that all rail access had been cut by floods and landslides further to the east that killed at least one person and left two others missing.Two days of torrential across the Pacific province of British Columbia touched off major … Read more