CRAZ 2018 AGM

Calgary Region Airshed Zone ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WHEN June 5th, 2018 9am – 3pm WHERE Ralph Klein Park 12350 84th St. SE, Calgary, Alberta AGENDA 9:00 – 10:00 am Breakfast 10:00 – 10:10 am – Welcome by Jill Bloor, CRAZ Executive Director 10:10 – 10:40 am – CRAZ Monitoring by Mandeep Dhaliwal, CRAZ Air Quality… Show more

Schools, Air Pollution, and Active Transportation – Calgary, Alberta

A team from the University of Calgary conducted a study that takes a first look at the relationship between walk-ability and air pollution, especially near schools. This builds on recent work, which shows that air pollution varies substantially over our city. Don’t forget that our city is BIG: it extends over more than 800 square… Show more

Learning from Alberta Airsheds-Fort Air Partnership

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone enjoys collaborating and learning from all the Airsheds in Alberta. This blog post was written by Fort Air Partnership which encompasses Lamont County, Fort Saskatchewan, Bruderheim, Gibbons, Elk Island, and Redwater. Cold Weather Impacts Air Quality Most of the time, local air quality in the Fort Air Partnership (FAP) Airshed… Show more

National Sweater Day

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone is proud to join the Alberta Airshed Council (AAC) in promoting the 2018 National Sweater Day on February 8th. Join in the fun and post a wearing a sweater @Calgaryairshed @Albertaairsheds #sweaterday #ABairmatters #cleanair Here is the great post be AAC: National Sweater Day is a fun way to think… Show more

Calgary Region Airshed Zone – 10 Year Anniversary in 2017

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone (CRAZ) is celebrating 10 years of monitoring and providing education on air quality for Calgary and region. CRAZ is a non-profit association with members from government agencies (federal, provincial, and municipal), non-government organizations, industry and the public. The CRAZ vision since 2007 has been to have air quality that is… Show more

Dust Effects on Human Health

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone held a Workshop on the Dust effects on Human Health on November 21st, 2017. Thank you to all that attended the workshop.  The presentations were informative and engaging. To view the presentations: http://craz.ca/documents/#Documents%2FPresentations%2FDust%20Workshop   Please contact Tanya.carlson@craz.ca if you would like more information on presenters or DUSTOUT product information. Show more

Dust Effects on Human Health Workshop

On November 21st, 2017, The Calgary Region Airshed Zone is pleased to be working with Vulcan County to bring a new workshop on Air Quality to the region.  The workshop will have presentations on dust effects of human health, what is dust and what are airsheds and their responsibilities to Albertans.  Everyone is welcome to… Show more

Working Together to Manage Air Quality

CRAZ has several committees that each provide different expertise in managing our region’s air quality.  The Technical Committee oversees the network of monitoring stations (continuous, passive and mobile) and reviews the data each month to make sure the stations are operating properly and to check for any air quality problems.  CRAZ works closely with Alberta Environment… Show more

A Simplified Wildfire Smoke Guide

A Simplified Guide To Wildfire Smoke The Calgary Region Airshed Zone with Alberta Health Services, the City of Calgary, and Alberta Airsheds Council has produced a Simplified Wildfire Smoke Guide.  This document was created with the 2017 wildfires in mind.  Protecting our children, older adults and the public is very important to all contributing to… Show more

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