cabinet minister Steven Blaney, who co-chaired the policy plenary
session at the Conservative Convention in Calgary, said the province
could wait for flood mitigation funding from Ottawa.
Photograph by: Christina Ryan , Calgary Herald
Federal dollars for flood mitigation to take years
By Trevor Howell, Calgary Herald November 4, 2013
"Similar national disaster mitigation plans have been on Ottawa’s radar since the late 1990s. Critics say the federal government talks a good game in the immediate aftermath of a disaster, but ultimately fails to create a national program."
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