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From fire to floods, climate change hits Canada’s fragile supply chain

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By Rod Nickel and Nia Williams WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – The massive rains that unleashed floods and mudslides https://www.reuters.com/world/americas/receding-waters-help-flood-hit-canadian-town-avoid-disaster-2021-11-18 in the Canadian province of British Columbia exposed the country’s supply chain vulnerability as crucial railways and roads were severed from the country’s biggest port. That one storm could within hours shut down a key engine in one of the world’s biggest exporting nations highlights Canada’s unique economic fragility. The majority of Canadian exports, which account for …

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