July 21, 2016 | Cailynn Klingbeil
Former CREB® president Becky Walters remembers how communities rallied in following natural disaster in 2013
Becky Walters remembers 2013 like most Calgarians do – one equally fraught with harrowing tales of devastation and inspiring stories of community spirit following a historic flood that left many communities underwater.
In June 2013, Alberta experienced heavy rainfall that sparked 32 states of local emergency in communities throughout southern Alberta and resulted in billions of dollars in insurable damages.
"It was something that affected the whole city, of course," said Walters, who, six months earlier, had become president of CREB®.