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Time capsule in Historic City Hall opened after 110 years
A snapshot of Calgary from days past came into focus today with the removal of a 110-year-old time capsule from under the cornerstone of Historic City Hall.The time capsule was put in place on Sept. 15, 1908 at a point during construction when the cornerstone had to be laid. It is now, while the building...
RECAP: 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Assessment Committee
At the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Assessment Committee meeting on November 6, a number of items were presented and discussed, including:The conclusion of the public engagement program The cost-benefit report by Ernst & Young The Calgary 2026 proposal on a Cultural Olympiad A Calgary 2026...
Ready to roll: bike share pilot launches in Calgary
The City of Calgary has issued the first of two operating permits for Phase One of the Council approved Dockless Bike Share Pilot. Dockless bikes are set to hit the streets of Calgary, as part of the first pilot project of its kind in Canada. Calgarians can expect to see shared bike services on streets...
A new forever home for Ella
In addition to many services and programs offered by Animal Services, the team there also helps reduce the number of homeless pets in Calgary by finding forever homes for impounded cats and dogs. This is how, back in July, Melody Favero found her new little dog, Ella.It all started about six months...
City of Calgary releases proposed 2019-2022 Service Plans and Budgets for public review
Today, The City of Calgary released One Calgary 2019-2022 Service Plans and Budgets for public review. As part of The City’s regular cycle of municipal elections and business planning, One Calgary is the proposed four-year strategic plan and budget for The City of Calgary, connecting day-to-day City...
Vote of the Electors 2018: Unofficial Results
Unofficial Vote Results The unofficial results of the 2018 Vote of the Electors: Are you for or are you against Calgary hosting the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games? I am for Calgary hosting 132,832 43.6% I am against Calgary hosting 171,750 56.4% Unofficial Vote 2018 results are available at...
2018 Vote Day Voter Turnout Numbers: 5 p.m.
Time Vote Day turnout Advance Vote Turnout Mail-In (Special) Ballot Turnout to-date 9:00 a.m. 13,263 46,620 7,974 67,857 1:00 p.m. 76,204 46,620 7,990 130,814 5:00 p.m. 153,163 46,620 8,001 207,784 2017 Election voter turnout summary Time Voter turnout noon 30,949 2:00 p.m. 85,984 6:00 p.m. 157,697...
2018 Vote Day Voter Turnout Numbers: 1 p.m.
Time Vote Day turnout Advance Vote Turnout Mail-In (Special) Ballot Turnout to-date 9:00 a.m. 13,263 46,620 7,974 67,857 1:00 p.m. 76,204 46,620 7,990 130,814 6:00 p.m. 46,620 2017 Election voter turnout summary Time Voter turnout noon 30,949 2:00 p.m. 85,984 6:00 p.m. 157,697 There were 767,734 voters...
Clerk stabbed during robbery
Police are seeking public assistance to locate a suspect who stabbed a convenience store clerk during a robbery last night. Just after 10 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, a man entered the Lucky 7 Convenience Store, located at 6800 Memorial Drive East, and demanded money from the cashier who was standing...
Wanted on Warrants - Ehsanullah RAHMANI
The Calgary Police Service Strategic Enforcement Unit is seeking public assistance to locate a man wanted on outstanding warrants. Ehsanullah RAHMANI, 30, of Calgary, is wanted on 12 outstanding warrants in relation to drug trafficking including six counts of trafficking in crack cocaine and six counts...
CPS member charged in on-duty incident
The Calgary Police Service has charged an officer following an alleged assault that occurred in March 2016. On the evening of Thursday, Mar. 24, 2016, officers responded to a complaint downtown that resulted in a man being arrested and charged. He was transported to the Arrest Processing Section where...
Woman charged with attempted murder following random attack
The Calgary Police Service has charged a woman following a serious incident on a CTrain platform. At approximately 2:30 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, a man and woman were waiting on the east side of the Victoria Park/Stampede CTrain platform for a northbound train. As a train was arriving at the...
Calgary Fire Crews Extinguish Basement Fire in Dover
At approximately 8:10 this morning, the Calgary Fire Department responded to multiple reports of a house fire in the 200 block of Dovertree Place SE. When fire crews arrived at the four-plex residential structure, smoke was showing from the basement windows. Firefighters made a quick entry from the...
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) unveil dedication at Calgary Fire Headquarters
Today at Calgary Fire Headquarters, MADD unveiled a bench in honour of their longstanding partnership in safety with the Calgary Fire Department. With the recent legalization of cannabis, both organizations stressed the importance of not driving high. “The bench is a symbol of the heartfelt appreciation...
Calgary fire crews respond to serious carbon monoxide incident sending five to hospital
Just after 7:00 this morning, Calgary fire crews were called to a building under construction at the 600 block of 7 Avenue S.E. for reports of a possible carbon monoxide (CO) incident. On arrival, firefighters found an unconscious male in the worksite office which was located in the parkade of the building....
Calgary Fire Department Responds to House Fire in Citadel
Calgary Fire Department Responds to House Fire in Citadel At approximately 9:40 this morning, the Calgary Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 100 block of Citadel Estates Terrace N.W. Fire crews were met with visible smoke from the second floor of the single family home on arrival. High...
New 194 Avenue roadway opens in South Calgary
At an event today on the newly constructed bridge over the Priddis Slough wetland, 194 Avenue between Macleod Trail and Sheriff King Street was officially opened. “Communities to the west of Macleod Trail and 194 Avenue are land-locked from Macleod Trail, separated by the CPR tracks and the Priddis...
Collaboration between City and industry sees final section of Metis Trail twinned
CALGARY — Twinning of the final section of Metis Trail between 80 Avenue N.E. and the future Airport Trail is now complete, thanks to a partnership between The City and developer Genstar. Several improvements have been implemented as part of this work, including new traffic signals at 88 Avenue N.E.,...
Long weekend road closures
Motorists are being advised of the following road/lane closures over the Thanksgiving long weekend, from Friday, Oct. 5 to Tuesday, Oct. 9: Northeast 1 Street N.E. will be closed between 15 Ave. and 13 Ave. N.E. on Friday, Oct. 5 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. This closure accommodates saw cutting. 1 Street...
Introducing ELA
CALGARY ­— The first autonomous shuttle in Western Canada has arrived in Calgary, providing the public with an opportunity to experience this technology first-hand. ELA, or ‘Electric Autonomous,’ is a fully-accessible 12-person vehicle, which will move passengers between the Calgary Zoo and TELUS Spark...

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