Capping off a great Environment Week- Calgary Region Airshed Zone

2021 Emerald Award Winner Calgary, Alberta, June 4th, 2021 The Calgary Region Airshed Zone (CRAZ) is honored to be the recipient of the 2021 Emerald Awards in the air category; recognizing projects and initiatives that improve air quality. “Showcasing the Albertan environmental projects and initiatives that have addressed and mitigated the effects of local, regional,… Show more

Lafarge Canada Inc. and Calgary Region Airshed Zone celebrate industry collaboration this Clean Air Day

June 2, 2021 Clean Air at the forefront of new Lafarge Sustainability Strategy  Lafarge Canada Inc. and Calgary Region Airshed Zone celebrate industry collaboration this Clean Air Day (Calgary Alberta) As a long-standing industry member of the Calgary Region Airshed Zone non-profit organization, Lafarge Canada Inc. continues to demonstrate unwavering commitment to clean air for… Show more

CRAZ Annual Report

CRAZ 2020 Annual Report On June 1st, 2021, the Calgary Region Airshed Zone held a virtual Annual General Meeting. Great presentations were held: Air Quality Monitoring and Organization Annual Update 2020 Monitoring Update Mandeep Dhaliwal, CRAZ Air Quality Program Manager Tanya Carlson, CRAZ Engagement Program Manager Air Quality Management Municipal Toolkit Air Quality Management Municipal… Show more

Real Costs of Air Pollution in the CRAZ Region

Real Costs of Air Pollution in the CRAZ Region Human caused air pollution has real and significant costs to human health and the economy however these impacts are often difficult to quantify. Fortunately, Health Canada has developed a modelling tool called the Air Quality Benefits Assessment Tool (AQBAT) that can be used to estimate the… Show more

CRAZ March 2021 Newsletter

The Calgary Region Airshed Zone is pleased to publish its March 2021 Newsletter. We are taking a moment to thank our members for their continued support. Find out more about the benefits of membership and CRAZ committees. CRAZ March Newsletter – 2021 Show more

Stop Needless Idling Campaign

Stop Needless Idling Campaign The Calgary Region Airshed Zone is joining forces with all the Airsheds in Alberta to launch a “Stop Needless Idling” campaign from January 11th to March 15th, 2021. Research shows that reducing the idling time of a vehicle to 60 seconds or less reduces negative impacts on air quality and the… Show more

CRAZ December Newsletter – 2020

  The Calgary Region Airshed Zone would like to thank all of our members for their ongoing support. To all our volunteers, committee members, and Board, with your support our organization continues to grow and do great things for air quality. Please read our December Newsletter and find out all the exciting projects coming in… Show more

Membership to the Calgary Region Airshed Zone

These are unprecedented times.  COVID-19 is present everywhere putting us on uncharted paths.  Here’s hoping everyone is in good health and coping well!! The future has never been more unpredictable in Alberta.   CRAZ is doing everything possible to bring members and stakeholders together to focus on air quality issues in the region.  We know we… Show more

Purple Air Project

  PURPLE AIR PROJECT The Calgary Region Airshed Zone is collaborating with Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) to bring Purple Air Monitoring to the region. Purple Air Monitors are low cost sensors that are used to supplement government air data to provide a better understanding of local-scale air pollution. The level of pollution can… Show more

EcoSchools Canada now available in Alberta!

In spring 2019, the Alberta Council for Environmental Education teamed up with the City of Calgary and Calgary’s two major school districts to engage Calgary’s school community in environmental stewardship and climate action that directly supports the city’s newly adopted Climate Resilience Strategy and other environmental strategies.  The main goal was to create a framework for collective action that fosters a common… Show more