Archive for April 20th, 2012

Air Your Concerns About CP Rail!

April 20th, 2012

City of Calgary Alyth Yard and surrounding areas study is in phase 1, community concerns.

The purpose of this workbook is to help the consulting team identify specific community concerns and tap into community knowledge about industrial and residential land use issues in the area.

The information collected during the study will help the consulting team to:

  • design a monitoring program that will collect quantitative data about air quality, noise and vibration during phase 2 of the study;
  • document the impact of local industrial operations on nearby residents;and
  • use community input to identify potential mitigation measures.

Please share your views and experiences with us by filling out this workbook. please be sure to mark where you live on the attached maps or fill in the space at the bottom of the map to let us know where you live, this information will be important to us when summarizing the results.

Send the completed forms to:

Liisa Tipman
Brown & Associates Planning Group
fax: 403.262.4480
mail: suite 600, 940-6th ave sw, Calgary, AB, T2P 3T1

Alyth Yards Surrounding Areas Study 04 2012

Volunteers: Count Yourself In!

April 20th, 2012

Celebrate your volunteers by counting their hours during National Volunteer Week: April 15 – 21.

 National Volunteer Week is here! And now is the time to COUNT YOURSELVES IN! Volunteers Count! collects volunteer hours contributed during NVW, and the stories that accompany them, from volunteers and organizations. Visit the Volunteers Count! webpage this week to record hours and stories in order to help Volunteer Alberta capture a snapshot of volunteering activities across Alberta. 

 Don’t miss your opportunity to win some great prizes! Everyone who records the hours spent volunteering will be entered into a draw for:

  • •1st prize: $500 to a nonprofit organization of their choice
  • 2nd prize: $250 to a nonprofit organization of their choice
  • 3rd prize: Registration to Vitalize 2012 in Calgary, June 7-9, 2012

For more information visit spread the word to volunteers in your community so they can also…. COUNT THEMSELVES IN! You can use the following messages to share this opportunity through Facebook or Twitter:

Facebook: Help Volunteer Alberta capture a snapshot of volunteerism activities in the province by recording your volunteer hours, and stories that accompany them, with Volunteers Count! during National Volunteer Week at    

Twitter: #AB volunteers – record your volunteer hours and tell @volunteerab your story during #NVW with Volunteers Count!

Happy counting!

If you have any questions about Volunteers Count, please contact

Sam Kriviak, Volunteer Alberta Project Coordinator:
(780) 482-3300 ext. 225.