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Troops deployed as Canada braces for worse flooding

OTTAWA: Waterlogged parts of eastern Canada were hit with more rain on early Sunday, as freshly deployed troops helped evacuate residents ahead of peak flooding expected in the coming days. Torrential rains combined with runoff from melting snow have caused rivers to overflow their banks, posing a critical situation from Ottawa to Montreal. The worst is yet to come, Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard warned on Saturday. “The water will continue rising over the next two or three days,” he said after visiting the town of…