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…

Flood forecast: What does 2019 look like for Calgary?

The City of Calgary has launched its flooding readiness program while also weighing in on what this flood season could look like. The prime time for flooding is between May 15 and July 15. Flood risk awareness program manager Sandy…

Man pulled from Calgary’s Bow River in life-threatening condition

First responders have found a man in his 40s who entered the Bow River in Calgary on Saturday. Police said a call about the man came in at 3:30 p.m. Officers added that crews were on scene near the Reconciliation…

Wildlife experts excited about otter sightings in Calgary: ‘Just wonderful’

Lindsay Whittaker was walking her dog along the path overlooking the Bow River near Calgary’s Edworthy Park this week when the movements of a couple of creatures caught her eye. “They would kind of just jump back in the water…