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Flood updates live TONIGHT: Ministers, Mayor, experts to speak at CRCAG AGM

Each year our fellow advocacy group Calgary River Communities Action Group hosts an event to provide information on current flood mitigation efforts. The CRCAG Annual General Meeting runs tonight virtually and you can register via Zoom here: registration link. Mayor Nenshi and Minister Doug Schweitzer will speak in addition to scheduled presenters as follows: This is

By | 2020-12-15T12:35:06+00:00 December 15th, 2020|

Tsuut’ina withdraw objections to Springbank Reservoir

It's official! The Tsuut'ina Nation will no longer oppose the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir project (SR1). As one of the project's largest and most vocal opponents, this is a significant breakthrough for the project. The Tsuut'ina have been vocal in their protests against SR1 since early-2017 and formally opposed the project in

By | 2020-04-14T13:48:18+00:00 April 14th, 2020|

Provincial 2020 budget survey closes Friday

Want to keep flood mitigation efforts moving forward? Submit your feedback to help inform the 2020 provincial budget. Click here to complete the 2020 provincial budget survey This is an important opportunity to highlight the importance of flood mitigation projects and ensure they receive the funding required. Survey closes Friday, February 7 at

By | 2020-02-06T12:31:05+00:00 February 6th, 2020|

Top 10: 2019 achievements and 2020 milestones

In reflecting on 2019, we'd like to offer a big thanks to all of our supporters for their attention and advocacy this year. We can't do this important work without you and the achievements listed here are, in part, due to the sustained effort of the Flood Free Calgary community and

By | 2020-01-09T11:34:04+00:00 January 9th, 2020|

Reminder: Submit feedback on Bow River reservoir options before Oct 31

The deadline for public feedback on the three short-listed Bow River reservoir options closes at 4 p.m. on October 31. This is an important opportunity for stakeholders to get their feedback on record. That includes all Calgarians who would be protected from future flooding by the selected reservoir. AEP's Bow Basin Water Management

By | 2019-10-29T13:28:30+00:00 October 29th, 2019|

Public invited to provide feedback on Bow River reservoir options

Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) has short-listed three Bow River reservoir options. This upcoming Tuesday, October 15 is the last of three public information sessions intended to share project information and collect public feedback. Bow Basin Water Management Options Info Session #3 Tuesday, October 15, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. RockPointe Church 255024 Lochend Road (25

By | 2019-10-29T13:11:26+00:00 October 10th, 2019|

Provincial ministers emphasize commitment to SR1 at CRCAG Annual General Meeting

In September, the Calgary River Communities Action Group (CRCAG) hosted their Annual General Meeting. Both Ministers Ric McIver and Doug Schweitzer spoke at the event and each emphasized the province's strong commitment to protecting Calgary, and to the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project (SR1) specifically. Each year this event offers an opportunity

By | 2020-01-05T22:40:59+00:00 October 1st, 2019|

Invite: Ministers McIver and Schweitzer to speak at CRCAG AGM on Sept 19

The Calgary River Communities Action Group is hosting its Annual General Meeting next Thursday. This event is an opportunity to hear directly from elected officials on key flood mitigation projects. Date: Thursday, September 19 Time: Doors to public at 6:30 p.m. Program starts at 7:00 p.m. Location: Royal Canadian Legion #1,

By | 2019-09-13T17:07:34+00:00 September 13th, 2019|

Bow River project focuses on site selection

With respect to the Bow River Water Management Options project, Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) has spent the last six months focusing on site selection for three reservoir options on the Bow River upstream of Calgary. As part of its commitment to engagement, AEP has provided community stakeholders with an update

By | 2019-07-08T12:21:48+00:00 June 30th, 2019|