TOWN OF HIGH RIVER
This article is part of a monthly series from the Town of High River’s Business Renewal Officer.
I seem to like to quote our mayor in this column, so this week I am going to quote him again to kick off this month’s business update.
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The city is working with the insurance industry, hoping to prevent massive insurance increases related to flooding in south Edmonton neighbourhoods.
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Replacement bridges being planned along Calgary’s flood-ravaged Elbow River will be stronger, wider and possibly even taller, according to a project manager.
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It took a large effort to remove the mud, filth and standing water that ravaged the Wales Theatre, but for owner Syed Kidwai, making a harder decision—early retirement or rebuilding—didn’t even get a second thought.
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CALGARY – After historic and devastating flooding rocked many of its main attractions, Calgary’s tourism industry is on the rebound, say officials.
But for those who rely on the rivers for their livelihoods, business isn’t quite back to booming.
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HIGH RIVER — Work has begun on a river that runs along the hard-hit southern Alberta community of High River to help prevent future flooding.
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In the wake of the largest flood in Alberta history, the provincial government will ban future development in floodways — the areas hardest hit by “100-year floods.”
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Residents who have been cut off from their neighbours the past three weeks will soon be reconnected.
Highway 22 connecting Turner Valley and Black Diamond should be open to the public on July 15, if not sooner, after a large portion of the road was washed out in the June 20 flood, according to Alberta Transportation Public Affairs Officer Melinda Steenbergen.
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People in a north Edmonton community say a neighbouring housing project is costing them a lot of time and money.
The developers behind a new housing project in Lago Lindo have added a steep slope to the land to give new homes walk-out basements.
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CALGARY — The massive East Village development, situated so close to the Bow River, survived the recent devastating flood with minimal damage and has delayed construction of major projects by only a couple of weeks.
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