A Message From CRCAG to Calgary Economic Development

April 29, 2015 by CRC Action Group in News

Dear Members, Here’s a note that we sent along to Bruce Graham, President and CEO of Calgary Economic Development, in response to his Opinion Letter in today’s Calgary Herald: http://calgaryherald.com/opinion/columnists/graham-are-we-ready-for-flood-season  Bruce,  On behalf of the many hard working folks on CRCAG (www.protectcalgary.com), THANK YOU for these statements regarding the impact of flooding to the entire City. It’s a message we’ve been pounding for months and to see your leadership, along with the Mayor’s, on […]

CRCAG Update-Election Survey to Candidates

April 23, 2015 by CRC Action Group in News

Election Survey Earlier this week CRCAG sent a questionnaire to the candidates running in Calgary-Bow, Calgary-Buffalo, Calgary-Elbow, Calgary-Fort and Calgary-Mountain View on flood mitigation. We have asked the candidates to respond by May 2nd. Once we get the candidate responses we will email them out and post them on our website.The CRCAG Election Questionnaire on flood mitigation can be found here.Mandate SurveyThanks to all of the members who responded to our […]

CRCAG needs your feedback!

April 20, 2015 by CRC Action Group in News

CLICK HERE FOR THE SURVEY   As we near the second anniversary of the devastating flood of 2013, the Calgary River Communities Action Group (CRCAG) continues to advocate for solutions to protect the citizens of Calgary from a future flood event.  We have not wavered from the mandate set out in the early days of our formation and fundamentally our goals remain the same.  Below is a re-statement of CRCAG’s […]

ESRD and City of Calgary Public Information Sessions

April 16, 2015 by CRC Action Group in News

Meeting with Alberta Environment Sustainable Resource Development and City of Calgary Flood Resiliency GroupOn April 10, 2015 Directors of CRCAG met with ESRD and the City of Calgary Flood Resiliency Group to discuss public information sessions for the Bow and Elbow River communities.CRCAG expressed to ESRD and the City of Calgary that specific information sessions tailored to the concerns of Bow and Elbow River communities would be most beneficial. We […]

Meeting with City of Calgary Flood Resiliency Group

April 4, 2015 by CRC Action Group in News

On Tuesday March 3, 2015 Directors of CRCAG met with the City of Calgary Flood Resiliency Group. Adam Legge from the Calgary Chamber of Commerce was invited on behalf of CRCAG to attend as well. The Flood Resiliency Group is working toward implementing the 27 recommendations made in the Expert Panel Report. To access the report please visit: http://www.calgary.ca/UEP/Water/Documents/Water-Documents/Flood-Panel-Documents/Expert-Management-Panel-Report-to-Council.PDF).Water Resources is nearing the completion of revised flood maps for the City […]

Water Collaborative Meeting Feb 11th

April 3, 2015 by CRC Action Group in News

CRCAG representatives were present at the Water Collaborative held on Feb 11, 2015. The detailed environment review ESRD request AMEC to perform for the McLean Creek Dam (MC1) was presented. A number of environmental, land use and social impacts were identified. A decision on whether the Province will proceed with the project will be announced some time in April. IBI presented its flood damage assessment for the City of Calgary.  […]