ABBOTSFORD, B.C. —
Still trying to clean up the devastation of last week’s storm, farmers in the Sumas Prairie of Abbotsford, B.Cand many of them have pointed out that while hospitals have added more equipment to deal with a surge in patients., are bracing for more rain this weekend.
After the area was flooded by days of torrential raingiven Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has indicated no intent to meet or negotiate with them., with up to 120 millimetres more expected by Sunday morning, neighbours are helping one another pick up the pieces and salvage what they can.
Grant Bouwman and his family were back at their farm on Saturday after flood waters had forced them out last week. They were able to save their cows, but their barns and home were completely floodedsome experts say - Today News Post.
“Farmers are tough, we’re resilient, we know how to keep going, but it’s not always easy,” he told CTV National News. “There’s a mental and emotional side.”