Reconstruction after floods: Ottawa wants to quickly offer help

The federal government is becoming increasingly open to working with Quebec in its efforts to rebuild and relocate flood-affected communities and says it wants to help as soon as possible. “I would like to explore with our colleagues from the Government of Quebec and the other provinces the possibility of creating a committee to see how we can deploy federal aid as quickly as possible,” said the Minister of Infrastructure, François-Philippe Champagne. This working group would be mandated to look at how to rebuild and target where it is appropriate,…

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