Alberta Professional Planners Institute 2016 Annual Conference
October 2-4, 2016
Canada’s west has endured a variety of changes in recent years. Economically, politically, demographically, technologically, environmentally – we are immersed in our evolution. We have been and will be confronting, embracing, and addressing an unfolding political landscape, economic challenges, climate change, technical advancements, and immigrant influx and cultural diversification. Not only that, the planning frameworks for Alberta are also undergoing transformations. Whether addressing emergent opportunities or delivering transformation, new challenges and creative solutions provide important platforms for actively sharing and embracing the changes around us. At the 2016 APPI Conference we gather with the great minds of the planning profession to learn, discuss, and boldly meet change.
From Devastation to Renewal (Zaluski & von Hausen)
Amy Zaluski RPP, MCIP, Policy Planning Supervisor, Rocky View County
Michael von Hausen RPP, FCIP, President, MVH Urban Planning & Design Inc. and Adjunct Professor, Simon Fraser University
5B From Devastation to Renewal: Hamlet of Bragg Creek Revitalization Plan
In the summer of 2013, the Hamlet of Bragg Creek suffered major damage during one of the worst floods in Alberta’s history. The Hamlet core was underwater, trees were uprooted, roads and pathways were washed out, and servicing infrastructure was destroyed. The Recovery in the Hamlet of Bragg Creek has been particularly challenging and the community has struggled to restore its former charm even three years after the flood. To support the community’s efforts, the County initiated the Bragg Creek Revitalization Plan, an action orientated document that not only guides the flood recovery efforts, but also outlines a new vision for the Hamlet to reach its full potential. The team is excited to share with you all the changes that have happened and those that are still to come. Learning Units: 1.0