Opinions clash on Calgary flood mitigation berms

The City of Calgary’s utilities and corporate services committee received its annual flood resiliency update on Wednesday. The committee heard details of the work that’s taking place to protect and mitigate the impacts of a 2013 flood. An expert panel…

Joe McFarland: Calgary is adopting a ‘can’t do’ attitude

I couldn’t have been more proud to be living and reporting in Calgary than I was during the 2013 flood. It always puts a smile on my face thinking about how everyone came together in a difficult time to help clean…

City of Calgary creates online emergency preparedness course

The City of Calgary has developed an interactive online course it believes will help residents become better prepared to deal with an emergency or disaster. The “Ready Calgary” eLearning course deals with topics from knowing the risks around your neighbourhood,…