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Historic City Hall's Tower Clock set to return to work
At 107 years old, the City Hall Clock has already had a long career keeping time for Calgarians – and its career isn’t over. The iconic Calgary time piece will be back in its tower in Historic City Hall when restoration completes in 2020. Until then the Tower Clock, as it is fondly referred to, will...
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...
City Council requests sub-service reviews and budget reductions
City Council requests sub-service reviews and budget reductions (Calgary, AB) – In November, 2018, Council requested a list of sub-services to the 61 services identified in the One Calgary 2019-2022 Service Plans and Budgets. Today, The City provided a report outlining 245 sub-services and Council approved...
OPENING- 9 Avenue S.E. temporary bridge, over the Elbow River
The 9 Avenue S.E. bridge replacement project will reach its next milestone early Thursday morning, when traffic will shift onto the temporary bridge. Opening the temporary bridge to drivers allows construction of the new bridge, while supporting neighbouring businesses and communities: allows the contractor...
Calgary’s International Avenue wins national award
Great communities don’t just happen. They are the result of countless hours of planning as well as input from residents and businesses to form a joint vision of the future. Calgary’s International Ave. is well known to Calgarians for its diverse shops, eateries and transit-friendly development. Now,...
2019 Spring Pulse survey results
The Spring Pulse survey results have been released by The City of Calgary Monday, July 15, 2019. We hear from Calgarians that they expect and value opportunities to provide input to The City; the Spring Pulse survey is one way Council and Administration can hear directly from citizens. A copy of the...
Update: Seeking public assistance in disappearance of Abdikadir TUKHOV
The two people identified in a photo related to the 2016 disappearance of Abdikadir TUKHOV have been identified. The Calgary Police Service would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance. No other updates are available at this time, however police encourage anyone with information...
Homicide Unit investigating serious assault
The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is investigating a serious assault that occurred earlier this afternoon. At approximately 2 p.m., today, Thursday, July 18, 2019, police officers driving in the 3500 block of 32 Avenue N.E., were flagged down by a citizen seeking help for a man in medical distress...
Seeking public assistance in disappearance of Abdikadir TUKHOV
The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is seeking public assistance in relation to the disappearance of Abdikadir TUKHOV, who was reported missing in December 2016. Abdikadir TUKHOV, 43, of Calgary was reported missing by friends on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016. He was last seen on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016,...
Calgary Police Service sees increase bank fraud scams
The Calgary Police Service is warning citizens to be mindful of a reoccurring trend of suspicious phone calls from scammers posing as bank officials. While this kind of scam has been seen before, the new twist relies on old technology. Scammers hope to catch a potential victim on a landline, rather...
Calgary Fire Department perform high angle rescue downtown
Calgary Fire Department Perform High Angle Rescue Downtown The Calgary Fire Department Technical Rescue Team (TRT) performed High Angle elevator rescue downtown. Just after 10:30 pm on Friday July 12, the Calgary Fire Department (CFD) responded to reports of eight people trapped in an elevator at the...
Calgary Fire Department fights fire at Grant MacEwan School
The Calgary Fire Department responds to a working fire at Grant MacEwan School Just after 3:00 am this morning, the Calgary Fire Department (CFD) responded to reports of smoke coming from the roof of the school. On arrival crews determined there was smoke coming from the west end of the roof and called...
Calgary fire crews respond to Forest Lawn kitchen fire
At approximately 2:30 on Thursday afternoon July 4, Calgary fire crews were called to a duplex in Forest Lawn for a report of an an injured person as a result of an accidental kitchen fire. A resident at the home was visiting with a friend and had planned to cook french fries. He started to heat oil...
Calgary crews fight house fire in Beddington Heights
At approximately 4:25 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, 9-1-1 received multiple calls to report a house fire on Berkley Crescent N.W. When fire crews arrived on scene, thick black smoke and flames were visible coming from the front of the bungalow. Firefighters entered the home and quickly knocked down the...
Green Line Stage 1 update
June 26, 2019 – CALGARY -- The City’s top priority is to build the Green Line within our budget of $4.9 billion while maintaining our project vision to build a transit service that connects existing communities in north and southeast Calgary connecting people and places. The Green Line is an important...
City announces snow route parking ban in effect as of 12 pm on Monday, February 18
Saturday, February 16, 2019 For immediate release City announces snow route parking ban The City of Calgary is advising citizens of a snow route parking ban that will go into effect on Monday, February 18 at 12 p.m. Due to significant accumulations of snow and high drifting across Calgary, the Snow...
Winter Cycling Congress showcases Calgary to the world
The City of Calgary is hosting the seventh annual Winter Cycling Congress to learn and share best practices for how winter cycling contributes to building an accessible, equitable and resilient city. Experts from around the world will be on-hand February 6-8 at the new Central Library to discuss how...
Revisions to heavy vehicle restrictions on 9 Avenue S.E. bridge
Calgary – As a precautionary measure, heavy vehicle restrictions on the 9 Avenue S.E. bridge into Inglewood are being revised. The City has also closed one lane of traffic in order to reduce weight on the bridge. Currently, trucks heavier than 8.5 tonnes are not allowed to cross the bridge between 7...

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