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Sandbagging efforts in high gear in Quebec, New Brunswick flood zones

from THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL — More than 600 Canadian soldiers have fanned out across Quebec, filling and stacking sandbags as officials warn that flood waters are likely to keep rising this week due to warming temperatures that contribute to snowmelt and ice movement. Urgence Quebec said yesterday that five major floods were threatening thousands of Quebecers, that 1,280...