Fun Video Gets Across Anti-Idling Message

“Take a big breath of fresh Alberta air. Aren’t we lucky to have good air to breathe?” Lindsay Adams, Elbow Valley Elementary principal opened a special clean air assembly for 275 grade three and four students. The students were keen to see the launch of a new Alberta Airsheds Council (AAC) video that was filmed… Show more

CRAZ AGM

The Calgary Region Airshed will be hosting the AGM on June 6th at Ralph Klein Park. Keynote Speaker will be Deputy Minister Andre Corbould, Alberta Environment and Parks. Thank you to our sponsors: AGAT Labs, WSP Canada, and Lafarge. For more information please contact Tanya.carlson@craz.ca Show more

Wheatland County Goes Green, With the Help of CRAZ!

In October, 2016, Wheatland County adopted an environmental policy committing the municipality to being a leader in environmental accountability, which to us, means taking responsibility for municipal actions that may impact the environment. The four keys to implementing this commitment are: balancing the environment with the social and economic needs of the community; leading by… Show more

The Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley

The Biosphere Institute of the Bow Valley is a charitable organization committed to helping ensure the ecological integrity of the local ecosystem through education, research and outreach. The Institute helps individuals, groups and businesses take steps to make sustainable changes. It provides workshops, shares information and develops practical solutions that are realistic and make a… Show more

CRAZ and Telus Spark Science Center Partnership

An exciting new partnership has been formed between the Calgary Region Airshed Zone and the Telus Spark Science Center! In honor of CRAZs’ 10 Year Anniversary, Spark has been working with us to create three special events to share air quality with everyone. The first event, or I should say display will be open to… Show more

Alberta Airshed Council

While many Albertans are familiar with Airsheds in the Province, fewer people may be aware of the Alberta Airsheds Council (AAC) and the role it plays in bringing Airsheds together, and supporting the air monitoring framework so that air quality information is collected and shared with all Albertans. The AAC facilitates communication, cooperation and sharing… Show more

CRAZ: A Year in Review

We are coming to the end of 2016 and what a year it has been for the Calgary Region Airshed Zone. We have continued on our journey of collecting data, charting trends and analyzing data. Our committees have been hard at work understanding the trends, making sure the equipment we are using is the best… Show more

Lafarge, in Exshaw announces the completion of major modernization & reduces environmental footprint

Lafarge Canada Inc. in Exshaw announced the completion of major modernization and environmental upgrades. Physical construction began in 2013, with more than 600 contracted employees on site at construction peak in addition to 160 permanent employees. The team achieved a very strong safety record, hitting nearly three million hours without a lost time incident. “It… Show more

Town of Okotoks Idle Free Bylaw

As part of our Sustainable Community strategy, the Idle Free Bylaw (Bylaw 18-15) was passed in Okotoks-aimed at protecting our environment and the health of our community. Some of the main concerns that led Okotoks to adopt this bylaw were due to excessive idling of vehicles when waiting to pick up children, and also in… Show more