The province has notified a number of municipalities in midwestern Ontario that it has activated its Disaster Recovery Assistance program in flood-affected areas.
Heavy rainfall on June 22nd and 23nd caused widespread flooding throughout the region, affecting more than 400 homes and small businesses.
The Nottawasaga Conservation Authority classified the two days of rainfall as a once-in-100-years storm.
The province says individuals, small businesses, farmers and not-for-profit organizations who experienced property damage or loss from the disaster may be eligible for help with emergency and recovery expenses.
The municipalities affected are Adjala-Tosorontio, Grand Valley, Mapleton, Minto, Mono, New Tecumseth and Woolwich.
(The Canadian Press)