Federal Court Hearing – Springbank landowners seek to quash Minister of Environment and Climate Change’s decision

April 7, 2017 by CRC Action Group in News

Federal Court Hearing scheduled for Application to quash Minister’s decision   A decision made by the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change to not refer the Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project to a review panel under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act has been opposed by a group of Springbank residents.   Last fall, six landowners from Springbank filed an application in the Federal Court of Canada seeking to quash the […]

Save the Date – CRCAG AGM!

April 5, 2017 by CRC Action Group in News

Save the Date!   CRCAG Annual General Meeting Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Location – TBD   We have planned an information filled agenda to keep our members informed about progress and challenges regarding flood protection for Calgary and policy issues impacting property value.   All three levels of government will be speaking including:   Mayor Naheed Nenshi on behalf of the City Hon. MP Kent Hehr on behalf of the […]

Latest Information on the Province’s Ongoing River Hazard Studies

April 3, 2017 by CRC Action Group in News

The following information has been provided to us from the Ministry of Environment and Parks, to post on our website. It provides the current status of the “Upper Bow River Hazard Study” and the “Bow and Elbow River Hazard Study”, and is attached verbatim. The results of some of this work will inform future policy development, including, we expect, the “Floodway Development Regulation” (FDR) on which we’ve commented previously.   […]

Councillor Carra is standing by to light his hair on fire, if required….

April 3, 2017 by CRC Action Group in News

CRCAG has two main priorities: advocate to have sensible upstream mitigation on the Bow and Elbow rivers as soon as possible; and ensure that new government building development policy is based on revised flood mapping and adequately recognizes the upstream mitigation measures that will be installed.   We are pleased to report that the political level in the City is now engaging on these same issues.   You may have […]