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Volunteer opportunities with Calgary Parks this fall
With fall just around the corner, Calgary Parks is looking for volunteers to help take care and prepare City green spaces for winter. Throughout September and October, there are three different opportunities Calgarians can participate in.September 16 – Tree wiring in Pearce Estate Park Beavers play...
Questions about your water meter? We’ve got answers.
In most homes, there is a water meter that measures how much water is used each month, and the homeowner is then charged for the water used, as reported by the water meter. How do I know my meter is accurate?Water meters are mechanical devices – water needs to pass through the meter in order to record...
Back to school: keeping everyone safe on our roads
It’s back to school time! As school doors open, traffic gets a little heavier on our streets. People are back from holidays, school buses and public transit are on regular routes, and more people are walking, cycling or driving to school. To help with the transition and share the roads safely, read...
The importance of pet licensing
As good pet parents, we’re confident that our cat or dog will never get out of our reach because ‘we’re the boss’, but pet escapes happen to the best of us. Our furry friends slip through our legs when we open the door, make a run for it chasing after rabbits, or break out of the yard when a gate is...
Election Day Voter Turnout Numbers ( as of 6 p.m.)
As of 6 p.m., voting stations have reported voter turnout of 157,697 or 34.89 per cent of total voter turnout for the 2017 General Election. The final turnout for the 2017 Advance Vote was 74,965. There were 666,663 enumerated electors during the 2017 Civic Census. In 2013 at 6 p.m., voter turnout was...
Election Day voter turnout numbers as of 3 p.m.
Today’s voter turnout as of 3 p.m. is 85,984. The total voter turnout, including Advance Vote, is 160,949 (24.14 per cent). There were 666,663 enumerated electors during the 2017 Civic Census. In 2013 at 3 p.m., voter turnout was 75,145 on Election Day (11.25 per cent) and 22,410 during Advance Vote....
Election Day voter turnout numbers as of 12 p.m.
As of 12 p.m. (noon), voting stations have reported voter turnout of 30,949 for a total voter turnout of 15.88 per cent for the 2017 General Election. In 2013 at 12 p.m. (noon) voter turnout was 27,302 or 4.09 per cent. The final turnout for the 2017 Advance Vote was 74,965. There were 666,663 enumerated...
Advance Vote numbers by voting station
The final turnout for the 2017 Advance Vote was 74,965, which is the highest Advance Vote turnout in the history of Calgary. The final 2013 Advance Vote turnout was 22,410 and the 2010 Advance Vote turnout was 23,721. The 2017 Advance Vote turnout represents an increase of 235 per cent over 2013. The...
Victim identified in Bowness shooting
Following an autopsy, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has formally identified the victim of a shooting in the Bowness area as Arnold KERFONT, 44, of Calgary. At approximately 5:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, emergency crews were called to the 4600 block of Bowness Road N.W., for reports...
Update: Oakmoor Drive homicide investigation
The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is seeking public assistance in locating a man wanted for questioning in a recent death investigation. The person of interest, Mohammadali DARABI, 32, of Calgary, is being sought in connection with the death of his roommate, a man in his 20s who was found deceased...
Man charged with sexual assault and forcible confinement
The Calgary Police Service Sex Crimes Unit has charged a man in relation to a sexual assault and forcible confinement that occurred earlier this month. The victim met a man through a dating website and subsequently made arrangements to meet him on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at a hotel in southwest Calgary....
Suspicious death in Oakridge
The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is currently investigating a suspicious death in the southwest community of Oakridge. At approximately 4:45 p.m., on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, police were called to a residence in the 2300 block of Oakmoor Drive S.W., after a man was found deceased inside the home...
Calgary fire crews battle early morning house fire in N.E.
Just after 5:00 this morning, 9-1-1 received calls regarding a fire at the back of a house on Tarrington Green North East. Residents of the house were alerted to the fire by a woman banging on their door. The fire quickly grew and climbed up the siding and into the eaves of the house. When fire crews...
Calgary Fire Department Rope Rescue Team responds to a swing stage event
At approximately 11:30 this morning the Calgary Fire Department responded to reports of window cleaners in distress. Upon arriving at 225 6th Ave SW, crews encountered falling glass from a broken window on the 51st floor. With the assistance of CPS, crews quickly set up an exclusion zone around the...
Calgary Fire Department opens doors to community during Fire Prevention Week
To close out Fire Prevention Week 2017, the Calgary Fire Department is hosting fire station open houses in three locations across the city on Saturday Oct. 14. All Calgarians are invited to come visit between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m for fire truck tours, treats, refreshments and tons of information about...
The City of Calgary ready for snow
The City of Calgary is prepared for the upcoming winter season and is ready to address tomorrow’s snowy and windy conditions. Environment Canada is calling for cool, high winds overnight followed by approximately 10 cms of snow in the Calgary area throughout the day Monday. “In anticipation of high...
Calgary road closures - September 28, 2017
Calgary road closures – September 28, 2017 This press release is aimed at informing 911 and the media of major road closures and lane restrictions. For information on closures in your area, visit Calgary.ca/trafficinfo. Find up to the minute road closure information on the Transportation Twitter account...
Calgary road closures - September 27, 2017
Calgary road closures – September 27, 2017 This press release is aimed at informing 911 and the media of major road closures and lane restrictions. For information on closures in your area, visit Calgary.ca/trafficinfo. Find up to the minute road closure information on the Transportation Twitter account...
Calgary road closures - September 26, 2017
Calgary road closures – September 26, 2017 This press release is aimed at informing 911 and the media of major road closures and lane restrictions. For information on closures in your area, visit Calgary.ca/trafficinfo. Find up to the minute road closure information on the Transportation Twitter account...

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