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Exercising with a buddy can help you achieve fitness goals
It often feels that we’re bombarded with the latest health and fitness trends but did you know there is one trend that has outlasted all the rest? And has a successful track record? There is a growing amount of evidence that supports the ‘buddy system’ as highly effective in reaching your fitness goals....
Keeping Calgary free of cigarette waste: #buttfreeYYC
Smoker or non-smoker, you’ve likely witnessed someone flicking a cigarette butt –­­ disposing of cigarette waste improperly (yes, that is a littering offense), or you have walked by butts that are the casualties of smokers in city streets. While in recent years Calgary has been reported as one of the...
City of Calgary takes cREative new approach to construction
Work on 17th Ave to replace water and sanitary lines, repair and rebuild the road and make public realm improvements including new sidewalks, benches, trees and street lights is well underway. Crews are almost halfway through the first year of construction and The City has developed with a new, unique...
City’s new planning Notices aim to hit the mark with citizens
Calgarians are often interested in learning more about applications to redesignate (rezone) a land use, or develop a site in their community. To inform Calgarians about these applications, The City of Calgary places a Notice (sign) on the property.A new Notice is being piloted this summer, and The City...
Lilydale Plant to find a new home in southeast Calgary industrial area
The City of Calgary and Sofina Foods Inc. are pleased to confirm they are working towards an agreement to purchase the land at 2126 Hurst Road SE (existing Lilydale plant location) to accommodate the Green Line LRT. Discussions are also underway on the sale of City-owned land for a new processing facility...
Major milestone reached for Macleod Trail and 162 Avenue South Interchange
After two years of construction, a major milestone will be achieved tomorrow when Canada’s first Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) opens to traffic at Macleod Trail and 162 Avenue in south Calgary. “This is the second of four major interchange projects opening this summer—projects that are a $255...
Green Cart collection starts next week in the northwest
Nearly 100,000 homes in northwest Calgary will get to start using their green carts for the first time as Green Cart service expands to their quadrant next week. As Green Cart service begins in the northwest, residents will also experience a change in their regular garbage routine. They are being reminded...
City Services: Heritage Day 2017
Getting around Calgary Transit Calgary Transit will provide a Sunday level of service on Monday, Aug. 7. For more information on fares, schedules and service changes visit calgarytransit.com or follow us on Twitter @calgarytransit. Parking No payment is required for on-street parking and holiday rates...
Mounted unit makes arrest in firearm call
Vimy, Ortona, Juno, and Maverick, four Calgary Police Service Horses (PSH), wrangled three youth yesterday. At approximately 9:40 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, three youth entered a grocery store in the 3000 block of 17 Avenue S.E. and were allegedly committing a theft of property when they were...
Charges laid in gun call at restaurant
Duran Ross BUFFALO, 32, of no fixed address, has been charged with four counts of possession of drugs, and one count each of possession of an imitation weapon for a dangerous purpose, carrying a concealed weapon, use of imitation firearm during commission of offence and mischief. He will appear in court...
Calgary Police improve transparency on officer conduct investigations
The Calgary Police Service has made new information available to citizens on how concerns and complaints about officer conduct are handled. New webpages explaining the process the Service follows when citizens report a concern have been added to calgarypolice.ca. Citizens can learn about the laws that...
Charges pending in gun call at restaurant
Charges are pending against a man after it is alleged he brandished a weapon in a restaurant, causing more than 30 people to flee. Calgary police officers were in Marlborough Mall on an unrelated call when they noticed people screaming and fleeing from the McDonald’s within the Walmart just after 6...
Calgary Fire Department Aquatic team pulls female from the Bow River
Fire Calgary Department Aquatic Team pulls female from the Bow River At approximately 5:00 this afternoon, the Calgary Fire Department responded to reports of an adult female in distress floating downstream on the Bow River. The Fire Department Aquatic Rescue team successfully located the female who...
Calgary fire crews knock down fire in Montgomery
At approximately 3:15 this morning, the Calgary Fire Department responded to reports of a house fire in the community of Montgomery, in the 1600 block of 46 St. NW. Upon arrival fire crews were met with smoke and visible flames from the attic of the single family house. Firefighters initiated a transitional...
Calgary fire crews rescue man from south east house fire
At approximately 8:45 this morning, 9-1-1 received a call regarding a house fire at the corner of 45 Street and 19 Avenue S.E. An elderly couple residing there was alerted to the fire in the kitchen by their smoke alarm. The woman ran outside to get help and a couple driving by stopped and called 9-1-1...
Calgary road closures - August 17, 2017
Calgary road closures – August 17, 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...
City-wide LED street light replacement complete
The City of Calgary has completed a four-year project replacing 80,000 street lights across the city with new energy efficient LED bulbs a year and a half early, and on budget. “The investment The City made with this technology achieves nearly 5 million a year in electricity cost savings. This savings...
Calgary road closures - August 15, 2017
Calgary road closures – August 15, 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 - August 14, 2017
Calgary road closures – August 14, 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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