Event CategoryDisaster
Event GroupNatural
Event SubgroupBiological
Event TypeEpidemic
PlaceAcross Canada
Event Start DateJanuary 1, 1918
Event End DateJanuary 1, 1925
CommentsAcross Canada, 1918-1925. More than 50,000 dead, two million affected; as part of a world-wide outbreak, Spanish Influenza hit Canadians hard, affecting more than one quarter of the population. The Canadian Red Cross assisted 230 communities in 1918.
Injured / Infected2000000
Estimated Total CostUnknown
Federal DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial DFAA PaymentsUnknown
Provincial Department PaymentsUnknown
Municipal CostsUnknown
OGD CostsUnknown
Insurance PaymentsUnknown
NGO PaymentsUnknown
Utility - People Affected0