A Show of Merritt: Lordco’s Merritt, B.C. store gives back to flood relief effort

Maple Ridge, British Columbia — The flooding that swept through British Columbia’s interior affected the Canadian auto community in many ways, but perhaps none so profoundly as Lordco Auto Parts’ Merritt, B.C. store. The rain began on Nov. 13, causing severe flooding throughout much of the province’s southern mainland and prompting some communities to declare […]

Team Toyota: B.C. Toyota dealers donate $36,750 to Red Cross flood relief

Toronto, Ontario — Toyota’s B.C. Dealers Association played a big part in helping their neighbours get back on their feet following November’s severe rainfall, contributing to a combined donation of $151,750 to Canadian Red Cross and its British Columbia Floods and Extreme Weather Appeal. The donation was put towards food and lodging for those affected […]

Future-Proofing: B.C. atmospheric rivers caused estimated $450 million in insured damage

Vancouver, British Columbia — Experts are putting the damage incurred from past weeks’ atmospheric river weather in British Columbia around the $450 million mark, according to preliminary estimates from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. (CatIQ). The weather event that began on Nov. 13 and lasted over two weeks is expected to be the most costly […]