Restoring Calgary parks could take years

They’re some of the most picturesque areas in the city, but when the Bow and Elbow rivers surged over their banks during the June floods, dozens of Calgary parks and nearly 100 kilometres of pathway were inundated with water, silt, downed trees and other debris. Some pedestrian bridges were washed away, as were stretches of the riverside pathways.

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$90M plan aimed to improve Edmonton river valley access

EDMONTON – A $90-million plan to enhance access to the river valley was officially launched Wednesday, with two major projects slated for the Edmonton-area.

Those projects are a footbridge to connect Terwillegar Park and the Centennial Valley Lands and a trolley-type structure to connect Jasper Avenue with lands near the Rossdale community.

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