Reminder Standing Policy Committee Meeting Tomorrow, March 22, 9:30am City Council Chambers

March 21, 2017 by CRC Action Group in News

To hear firsthand about the City’s Flood Mitigation Measures Assessment Report and 2016 Flood Resiliency Update, you are welcome to attend the Standing Policy Committee on Utilities and Corporate Services meeting tomorrow. The meeting is open to the public and citizens have the opportunity to address the committee to share their thoughts and opinions.   You may access the Agenda and meeting materials here.   Your CRCAG team

The Springbank Off-stream Reservoir project was in the news again. Unfortunately the stories are all about opposition.

March 16, 2017 by CRC Action Group in News

Redwood Meadows joins Tsuut’ina fight against Springbank dry dam, Calgary Herald, Mar 15, 2017   Braid: New Tsuut’ina chief scolds Notley for failing to meet on Springbank dam, Calgary Herald, Mar 15, 2017   Reaching out to your elected officials with concerns is always helpful. Please CC us on any message you send (at   Premier Notley: Minister Mason: Mayor Nenshi:

City of Calgary: Report and Opportunity to Speak

March 16, 2017 by CRC Action Group in News

We were requested by the City of Calgary to pass along the following message:   In 2013, Calgary experienced its largest flood since 1932. The 2013 floods resulted in significant damages to public infrastructure and private property. Following the event, The City formed an Expert Management Panel of River Flood Mitigation to identify opportunities to reduce Calgary’s flood risk and build resilience. The panel delivered 27 recommendations to Council aimed […]

Good news for Bragg Creek

March 15, 2017 by CRC Action Group in News

An open house in Bragg Creek gave residents an opportunity learn more about local flood mitigation projects planned to protect the area. The County intends to start construction as soon as this summer, subject to regulatory approval and any required land acquisitions.   Information about the project is available on the Rocky View County website (click here). More information about the public meeting as reported in the Rocky View Weekly […]

MLA Greg Clark questions Government about the Springbank Project and the Tsuut’ina Nation

March 14, 2017 by CRC Action Group in News

Yesterday afternoon MLA Greg Clark for Calgary-Elbow had the opportunity to question the government about the Springbank flood mitigation project. He asked if they are still committed to the project and what they re doing to address the concerns raised by the Tsuut’ina Nation.   You can view the exchange here or read the transcripts available here.   Reaching out to your elected representatives with your concerns is always helpful. […]

CRCAG and Don’t Damn Springbank talk with Danielle Smith

March 10, 2017 by CRC Action Group in News

CRCAG representative Brenda Leeds Binder and Don’t Damn Springbank Representative Ryan Robinson were guests on Danielle Smith’s talk show on AM 770 yesterday.   CRCAG speaks first, followed by Don’t Damn Springbank – but stay tuned until the end to hear CRCAG’s response to Mr. Robinson’s comments. Clips from Kevin Littlelight, Tsuut’ina spokesman are also aired.   To listen to the segment, click here, scroll down the Danielle Smith March […]

Your Letters on the Floodway Development Regulation

March 6, 2017 by CRC Action Group in News

Following our last post regarding the current status of the Provincial Government’s flood hazard mapping exercise, and the “Floodway Development Regulations” now under development, we’ve received from our Members copies of numerous letters to Municipal Affairs Minister Anderson. What follows is a sample of these that the authors have graciously allowed us to share. They are all worth reading:   ++++++   The Honourable Shaye Anderson, Minister of Municipal Affairs, […]