Helping Flood Victums

Joined Apr 28, 2003
If anyone here is from the Ontario region, then you know about the major flooding of Peterborough that happend roughly 2 weeks ago during massive rain. A lot of people's homes were flooded including a co-worker of mine who's daughter was coming back from her studies in Vancouver. A few hours ago, the state of emergency was lifted and most of the volunteers had left for home, less those from the Red Cross and Salvation army.

The province has $5 million in disaster and relief funds for the city of 74,000 as each flood victum will recieve a government cheque of $500 since insurance will not cover damages done "by the act of god". Donations are still coming in and a fund raiser relief concert is going to be held.

Once my next paycheck comes in, I'm donating $100 through


Staff member
Joined Mar 29, 2002
Insurance will cover it if you buy the right riders. But yes, you must buy the right stuff. And renters should get insurance too.
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