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Manitoba alters Disaster Financial Assistance program with eye to future

“What we are requiring of municipalities is, you take an equivalent amount of money — what your deductible would be — and instead of paying the deductible, put that money in a reserve account for flood mitigation and building climate resiliency in the municipalities,” Municipal Relations Minister Rochelle Squires said Thursday. (Mikaela MacKenzie / Winnipeg Free Press files)</p></p></p>

“What we are requiring of municipalities is, you take an equivalent amount of money — what your deductible would be — and instead of paying the deductible, put that money in a reserve account for flood mitigation and building climate resiliency in the municipalities,” Municipal Relations Minister Rochelle Squires said Thursday. (Mikaela MacKenzie / Winnipeg Free Press files)

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