Cartierville Winter Flood (Montreal, 00/12/1946): shots of flooding, ice-covered Riviere des Prairies, stretches of ice-free water, of solid ice. Shots of frozen, ice-covered flood water in streets, back yards. Shots of men wading through slush, clearing channels in slush with shovels, travelling by canoe as they ferry people about. Shots of delivery men walking on planks to reach houses on their routes. Shots of car and of farm tractor moving through a few inches of water. Cut to sign "House for Sale". Shot of two women putting on rubber boots before negotiating flooded street.