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A man operating an excavator works to shore (Credit: Getty Images )

A man operating an excavator works to shore up the flooding Cougar Creek in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. (June 21, 2013)

Flooding in Western Canada

Over 100,000 people were told to evacuate Calgary and Alberta Canada as heavy rain fall caused rivers to flood.

Roger Poirier pilots a boat along a residential
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Roger Poirier pilots a boat along a residential street after gathering belongings from his flooded house in High River, Alberta, Canada. (June 20, 2013)

Jimmy Damji, 83, and his pet dog Sparky
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Jimmy Damji, 83, and his pet dog Sparky do some shopping for groceries after being evacuated from their home as waters rise in Calgary and Alberta, Canada. (June 21, 2013)

A police car sits stuck in a parking
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A police car sits stuck in a parking lot of an apartment building after heavy rains caused flooding, closed roads, and forced evacuation in Calgary and Alberta, Canada. (June 21, 2013)

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Mike Sommers carries his dog Kratos through the
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Mike Sommers carries his dog Kratos through the floodwater outside his apartment in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. (June 21, 2013)

A kayaker paddles down a flooded street in
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A kayaker paddles down a flooded street in High River, Alberta, after the Highwood River overflowed its banks. (June 20, 2013)

A member of the Canmore Fire Department drives
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A member of the Canmore Fire Department drives through the back entrance to the Canmore General Hospital in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. (June 21, 2013)

Residents watch the flooding Cougar Creek as it
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Residents watch the flooding Cougar Creek as it takes out Eagle Terrace Road, center, and nears the top of the Elk Run Blvd Bridge in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. (June 20, 2013)

Houses along Cougar Creek show extensive damage after
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Houses along Cougar Creek show extensive damage after heavy flooding in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. (June 21, 2013)

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A man operating an excavator works to shore
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A man operating an excavator works to shore up the flooding Cougar Creek in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. (June 21, 2013)

The houses along the east side of Cougar
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The houses along the east side of Cougar Creek in front of Three Sisters Mountain suffer damage in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. (June 21, 2013)

A house on the banks of Cougar Creek
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A house on the banks of Cougar Creek suffers damage during flooding in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. (June 21, 2013)

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