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Old Refinery Park Proposed as Replacement for 17 Ave SE / Cushing Bridge Boat Ramp

As part of the stakeholder consultation with Calgary’s River Access Strategy, Calgary River Users Alliance has been negotiating with Calgary Parks to open 17 Ave./Cushing Bridge Boat Ramp to public access. Unfortunately, the Calgary Fire Department could not grant public access to trailered drift boat and rafts. The following Report  documents the reasoning behind the decision […]

Calgary’s River Access Strategy goes to City Council in March 2017

Calgary’s RIVER ACCESS STRATEGY addresses the Notice of Motion to Calgary City Council approved in June 2016 with the intention of providing easier, safer, legal, and environmentally sustainable river access along the Bow and Elbow rivers. This strategy aims to: Provide increased user access to the Bow and Elbow rivers, so that Calgarians can enjoy a healthy and […]

Harvie Passage Redevelopment on Schedule

The following is an update from Chuck Lee, Alberta Whitewater Association: Mike Holroyd, Mark Taylor and I did a site tour of Harvie Passage on November 18, 2016 with Darren Shepard and Chuck Slack from the engineering team to see the progress on the High Water Channel. Over the last several months, the construction has […]