The City of Calgary will have to scale back its plans for flood protection after the provincial government announced its grant scheme yesterday.

The total amount of grants available to towns and cities in Alberta is $325 million over the next three years; Calgary’s plans alone amount to over $300 million.

City officials say that although they will, of course, apply for as much funding as they need for projects, they do not expect to get the entire amount they had hoped for and will therefore have to make adjustments.
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