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September 1889, the “Champlain Street Disaster” – a landslide buried the homes of almost thirty families in its path.
This image captures the enormity of the Frank Rockslide that devastated the small community in 1903.
The Metropolitan Church (left) and the Y.W.C.A. (right) were just two buildings damaged by the Regina Cyclone of 1912.
Men pose against the damage caused by Regina’s 1912 cyclone.
This photo captures the remains of a house that was destroyed by the Newfoundland tsunami in 1929.
The 1946 earthquake in Courtenay, B.C. caused major damage to the streets.
A man surveys the damage to Courtenay Elementary School in B.C. after an earthquake shook the area in 1946.
Residents of Winnipeg navigate the 1950 floodwaters on a makeshift wooden path.
Text by Joanna Dawson & Sarah Reilly
Not just the land of ice and snow, this timeline highlights some of the worst natural disasters in Canadian history.
1 = poor, 5 = excellent
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