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The City celebrates World Wi-Fi Day
Today is World Wi-Fi Day, a day to recognize and celebrate the significant role Wi-Fi is playing in connecting cities and communities around the world. It is hard to believe that the Internet has been around since 1969 and last year the Internet got its very own global day of recognition. Did you know...
Four things you need to know about the Community Standards Bylaw
When you ask Calgarians what they love about this city, the answer is often “the people.” While most of us do our best to be good neighbours, sometimes we need a little guidance to do the right thing. That’s where the Community Standards Bylaw comes in. Updated at the end of 2016, the bylaw promotes...
The City is honouring recipients at the 2016 Calgary Awards
The City of Calgary will be presenting the 2016 Calgary Awards to recipients on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Calgary Municipal Building Atrium. Media are invited to attend the event to obtain interviews and/or photographs. The Calgary Awards is The City’s citizen recognition program...
Calgary Bid Exploration Committee predicts $2.4 billion required in net funding
CALGARY -In a presentation to Calgary City Council today, the Calgary Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC) provided an overview of the potential economic picture if Calgary were to bid for and win the right to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. CBEC estimates an overall funding requirement...
2017 Election - Candidate nomination packages now available
Candidate nomination packages will be available starting Tuesday, June 13, 2017 for anyone choosing to run for Mayor, Councillor, and/or Public or Separate School Trustee in the 2017 Calgary Municipal Election. Nomination papers and information packages can be picked up at the Elections & Census Office,...
Update on the 2017 Taxi Plate Selection Process
The City of Calgary is pleased to announce that a review of the 2017 Taxi Plate Selection Process is complete. Earlier this year, The City held a selection process for the release of 222 new taxi plates. Following the selection process, Administration became aware of issues with the process. Accordingly,...
Police investigating possible child luring
The Calgary Police Service is investigating after a teen girl reported that a man attempted to lure her into a vehicle in the community of Braeside. At approximately 8:30 a.m., on Friday, June 23, 2017, the girl was on her way to school, walking in the area of Brabourne Road and Brookpark Drive S.W.,...
CHARGED: Multiple assaults in downtown Calgary
Jason Matthew McKENZIE, 28, has been charged with one count of aggravated assault. He will appear in court today, Thursday, June 22, 2017. The investigation continues. No further information is available at this time. Original release below. In Custody: Multiple assaults in downtown Calgary One man...
Two men charged with weapons and drug trafficking offences
Two men have been charged with weapons and drug trafficking offences following a two-month investigation by the Calgary Police Service. In May and June of this year, officers with the Strategic Enforcement Unit initiated an investigation into two men believed to be selling drugs in a dial-a-dope operation....
Gun seizure following high-risk vehicle stop
The Calgary Police Service has charged four individuals in relation to firearms that were found in a vehicle during a high-risk vehicle stop. At approximately 10:50 a.m., on Saturday, June 17, 2017, police received a report of four men at a convenience store in northeast Calgary who were seen to have...
City of Calgary lifts boating advisory on the Bow River
Due to improving conditions on the Bow River, The Calgary Fire Department has lifted the boating advisory issued on June 1. “The flow rate has stabilized below the 280 m3/s trigger point and river conditions have improved,” says Carol Henke, Public Information Officer, Calgary Fire Department of the...
UPDATE: Oil-like Substance on Bow River Contained
Earlier today, the Calgary Fire Department responded to reports of an unknown substance in the Bow River and the Western Irrigation Canal near Harvie Passage. Working with Alberta Environment and City Water Services, crews have contained the oil-like residue with further analysis pending to determine...
Calgary Fire Department Investigates Unknown Substance on Bow River
At approximately 6:20 a.m. this morning, the Calgary Fire Department was called to the Bow River near Harvie Passage to investigate an unknown substance in the Bow river and the Western Irrigation Canal. Hazardous Material, Aquatic teams and Fire crews are on site, along with other City business units...
Calgary fire crews fight two alarm fire in Marda Loop
At approximately 4:35 the morning of June 06, Calgary fire crews were called to a building fire at the 2100 block of 33 Avenue S.W. One caller to 9-1-1 reported seeing flames over 20 feet high and when fire crews arrived, the building was fully involved with fire. A second alarm was called for additional...
Calgary road closures - June 22, 2017
Calgary road closures – June 22, 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 - June 21, 2017
Calgary road closures – June 21, 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 - June 20, 2017
Calgary road closures – June 20, 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...
Media Advisory: HandiBus appreciation event
Media are invited to attend the Calgary HandiBus Foundation’s donor appreciation event on Wednesday, June 21. The HandiBus Foundation is passionate about ensuring Calgarians with disabilities always have access to safe, caring and respectful transportation. The not-for-profit foundation uses donations...

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