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Animal Services saves the day by reuniting lost cat with owner
On July 13, after spending a few days out of town, Tammy Brehaut returned back home to learn that her beloved cat, Pan, had gone missing. Tammy called 311 and filed a missing pet report, put up posters in her neighbourhood, and with the help of friends and neighbours, looked for Pan in every corner,...
Speed limit reductions: they're just one small part of The City's traffic safety strategy
This week, Calgary City Council voted in favour of several new traffic safety initiatives, including consideration of speed-reductions in residential areas, specifically on un-marked side-streets. As a result, over the next year, we’ll be researching the benefits and costs of reducing speeds on these...
Prepare yourself and protect your family by taking the new emergency preparedness eLearning course
Are you prepared for an emergency in your home, workplace or community?This week we launched our brand new eLearning course to empower you with the essentials of emergency preparedness. The course is part of Ready Calgary, a community preparedness program developed by the Calgary Emergency Management...
Calgary Captured: the nuts and bolts of our wildlife monitoring program
Here at The City, we’re always looking for more information about our wild neighbours and how they’re making use of space in Calgary. To find out more, Calgary Parks installed remote wildlife cameras across the city’s natural areas to give us a peek into which species are using our parks, and how they...
City amends bylaw to issue permits for livestock as emotional support animals
Today, Council approved recommendations brought forward by The City to amend the Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw to allow a process for citizens to apply to keep livestock as Emotional Support Animals when a mental health professional determines the animal provides a therapeutic benefit to a patient....
The City of Calgary is prepared for cannabis legalization
CALGARY– With the legalization of cannabis fast approaching, preparations are now complete from a City perspective. With public safety and health top of mind for most Calgarians, City officials met today at the Calgary Power Reception Hall to answer questions around impaired driving, public consumption...
Entries being accepted for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell book prize
Calgary – Entries are now being accepted for The City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, one of the awards given as part of The Calgary Awards. The City’s official awards program that recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions by individuals and organizations in the community. Details on...
City sees big increase in use of new online business services
CALGARY ­— Nearly half of all small business applications at The City of Calgary are now submitted online. Since the August launch of myBusiness – an online service designed for new business owners to explore how to start or manage a business in Calgary – 48 per cent of applications that have been received...
Fatal pedestrian collision at Erlton LRT Station
The Calgary Police Service is investigating a third fatal collision that occurred today. At approximately 1:20 p.m., police were called to the Erlton LRT Station for reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a CTrain as the CTrain approached the platform. An adult male was pronounced deceased...
Fatal collision in northeast Calgary
The Calgary Police Service is investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision that occurred today on Stoney Trail. At approximately 11:50 a.m., today, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, police were called to a single-vehicle collision that occurred on northbound Stoney Trail, near McKnight Boulevard N.E. The sole...
Fatal Pedestrian Collision in Somerset
The Calgary Police Service Traffic Section has been called to investigate a pedestrian collision that occurred earlier this morning. At approximately 8 a.m., today, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, police were called to the Somerset-Bridlewood LRT station for reports that a child had been struck by a CTrain....
Update: Fatal Shooting - Signal Hill S.W.
The autoposy for the victim of last night's fatal shooting has been scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. The condition of the second victim has been updated to stable.Homicide detectives continue today to interview witnesses. No further information about the incident is available at this time.Original...
Calgary Fire Crews Respond To House Fire in Tuxedo
At approximately 1130 pm this evening, Calgary Fire Department (CFD) crews responded to reports of a house fire on Edmonton Trail and 28th Avenue NE. Upon arrival, fire crews faced significant smoke and flame from a single family home. Firefighters were able to effectively control the spread of flames...
Calgary Fire Department visits more than 100 homes during annual smoke alarm blitz
As part of Fire Prevention Week running from October 7th to 13th, 2018, members of the Calgary Fire Department, along with representatives from the Alberta Fire Commissioner’s Office and ATCO, visited more than 100 homes in the community of Marlborough Park to help install, test and replace their smoke...
Calgary Fire Department appoints Junior Fire Chief to act as city safety ambassador
Nyrmin Dhanoa was named the 2018 Junior Fire Chief today in a ceremony at Varsity Fire Station 17. Fire Chief Steve Dongworth made the announcement and presented Nyrmin with duty gear and a special certificate honouring her appointment. Each year during Fire Prevention Week, the Calgary Fire Department...
Calgary Fire Department ramps up engagement with Calgarians during Fire Prevention Week
Calgary Firefighters are ramping up fire safety education programs for Calgarians during Fire Prevention Week, October 7th to 13th, 2018. The focus this year is “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere”. Three main initiatives are planned for the week. Each year, the Calgary Fire Department...
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...
Next phase of 17 Avenue S.W. Reconstruction Project set to begin following the Labour Day weekend
CALGARY – After pausing construction during the months of July and August, work on the next phase of the 17 Avenue S.W. Reconstruction Project is set to kick off on Sept. 4. Starting on Tuesday, there will be a closure in place from College Lane to 8 Street S.W., including the intersection of 7 Street...
Motorists advised of significant traffic impacts this long-weekend on Calgary roads
Motorists are being advised of the following road/lane closures for Friday, Aug. 3 - Monday, Aug. 6, 2018: Southwest closures Westbound 8 Avenue S.W. will be closed at 5 Street S.W. beginning on Friday, August 3 at 7 p.m. until Saturday, August 4 at 5 a.m. This closure accommodates underground utility...

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