Calgary’s mayor Naheed Nenshi says his city has turned the corner on the destructive flooding, but says the city remains in a state of emergency and it will be some time before all evacuees can head home.
Officials say it could be midweek before access to the city’s downtown is fully restored.
Severe flooding in Alberta has claimed the lives of three people and displaced more than 175, 000 people across the province.
Global News has compiled some of the incredible footage of the Alberta floods.
Aerial footage of the flooding damage in Calgary including the Calgary Zoo
One man took the opportunity to kayak through his neighbourhood near the Bow River
Aerial view shows extensive flooding in Stampede Park
Video of a house shattering against the bridge during the flooding in Bragg Creek, AB.
A tree being pulled out from its roots by the powerful flood waters of the Bow River
A combine drives through the flooded streets in High River, AB
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