SW Ring Road Elbow River Open House

The Weaselhead Glenmore Park Preservation Society is hosting a public open house to look at the Southwest Calgary Ring Road plans for the Weaselhead and Elbow river area. The open house, to be held on October 7th and moderated by former MLA Dave Taylor, will feature presentations by Alberta Transportation, Cows and Fish and the Miistakis Institute, as well as the Weaslehead/Glenmore Park Preservation Society itself.

The presentation by Alberta Transportation looks to be the only public presentation of the SW ring road plans before the Province begins their own ring road information sessions later this month.

SW Calgary Ring Road Open Forum Details
October 7, 2014
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Cedarbrae Community Centre, 11024 Oakfield Dr. S.W.

EDIT: October 21 2014
The presentation portion of the open house was filmed and can be viewed on the video below. It provides and excellent overview of the Elbow river crossing design and the challenges and decisions that led to the proposed solution, as well as an exploration of the environmental issues that surround the design and the crossing of the river valley:

 

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Flood Relief – Finding Higher Ground – Treaty 7 Benefit Concert

In response to the recent flooding in southern Alberta, I wanted to highlight a two-day benefit concert event, which includes a performance by a Juno award-winning artist. The event is being run Friday and Saturday, June 28 and 29, by the Tsuu T’ina to raise money for affected Treaty 7 First Nations communities in southern Alberta. The concert will be held at the Buffalo Run Golf Course at Anderson Road. Continue reading “Flood Relief – Finding Higher Ground – Treaty 7 Benefit Concert”