Livable Cities Forum

September 28 - 30, 2015

Calgary, AB

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Building Flood Resilient Communities

Join us for a national dialogue on municipal action

Explore the City of Calgary

through study tours and see the City’s bold initiatives come alive

Message from Mayor Nenshi …

Message from Mayor Nenshi …

Calgary’s 2013 flood was the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history. The damage to both public and private property was extensive. However, as Calgary rebuilt...

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Workshops on the move…

Workshops on the move…

Study tours will give you a chance to see first-hand a variety of local resilience projects in action.

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Meet the Partners

The 2015 Livable Cities Forum is proudly brought to you by the following partners.

The City of Calgary

  • population 1,406,721
  • pathways along rivers 800 km
  • Calgarians evacuated in flood 80,000
  • 2013 flood recovery budget $409M


  • members 1012
  • countries 84
  • global pop. represented 8.3%
  • N. Americans 126 Million

Canadian Water Resources Association

  • CWRA established 1947
  • professionals 1000
  • branches from BC to NL 8
  • years promoting effective water management 68