Volunteers and soldiers fill and load sandbags onto vehicles in Constance Bay. The area is yet again fighting a battle with flooding which is expected to drag on over the weekend.

The area in the west end of the Ottawa suffered severe flooding in the spring of 2017.

A state of emergency has been declared in Ottawa and the military has been deployed along with city crews and volunteers to assist with relief efforts.

April 26, 2019. Brendan Montgomery/Captis Photos