Province to provide $8.5 million for Abbotsford flood recovery projects

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Apr 28, 2023 – Michelle Gomez/CBC News

The provincial government announced Friday $8.5 million in new funding to the City of Abbotsford for several flood recovery and mitigation projects.

In November 2021, catastrophic flooding devastated the Fraser Valley after the region received unprecedented rainfall over just a few days. The province has deemed the incident the most expensive natural disaster in B.C.’s history.

“We lived through those terrifying days of November 2021, and nobody wants to experience anything like that ever again,” said Minister of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness Bowinn Ma at an Abbotsford news conference Friday.

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