The mayor of Abbotsford, BC, and city emergency officials are scheduled to provide an update on the battle against the floods at 2 p.m. PST Saturday.
Global News will broadcast the event live here and on our Facebook page.
BC Floods – The province opens the second corridor between the Lower Continent, the interior
The city remains in a state of local emergency, with massive flooding in the Sumas Prairie agricultural area.
BC floods: Abbotsford abandons levee plan
Crews have been fighting to repair gaps in a key levee that protects the prairie from waters flowing north from the flooded Nooksack River in Washington state.
Canadian Forces troops have come to town to help with the work.
British Columbia Floods: Abbotsford Abandons Controversial Levee Plan, Repairing Levee Breaks Instead
More than 600 people have been evacuated from the area, which also remains under a boil water advisory.
On Friday, Abbotsford officials scrapped a controversial plan to build a new levee on the north side of Highway 1 through the area, which could have cost multiple homeowners their homes.
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