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The goats are back!
For the next week, a herd of approximately 200 goats will be dining on weeds in Confluence (West Nose Creek) Park as phase two of The City’s targeted grazing program begins.Phase one was undertaken in 2016, and we’re excited about the results. So far we’ve learned that goats can be used in an active...
13 deserving Calgarians receive recognition at the 2016 Calgary Awards
On June 28, The City of Calgary presented 13 awards to recipients at the 2016 Calgary Awards. Mayor Nenshi and members of City Council were in attendance to recognize the many deserving recipients at the ceremony. The Calgary Awards showcase The City’s priorities of community, the environment, accessibility,...
2017 Calgary Stampede & Parade - getting around and staying safe
It's that time of year when many Calgarians step out of their suits and into their boots, spontaneously yell "yahoo" and consume more deep fried food in one sitting than the rest of the year combined. As the Calgary Stampede approaches, we're here to help you get there and stay safe.STAMPEDE WEEK Biking...
The City to extend area closure in NW Calgary to continue monitoring coyotes
The City has extended the green space closure in Panorama Hills / Hidden Valley (adjacent to Country Hills Golf Course) as well as the regional pathway in Panorama Hills (close to Stoney Trail) to reduce the risk of further confrontation between people and the protective coyote parents living in the...
City Releases 2017 Census Results
The latest census data released today by The City of Calgary shows Calgary’s population at 1,246,337, up 11,166 from the previous year. This is an increase of 0.90 per cent. The census covers the period from April 2016 to April 2017. This year’s census results were collected within the new ward boundaries...
Official opening of new affordable housing development in Bridgeland
The City of Calgary is celebrating the official opening of its newest affordable housing development located at 816 McDougall Road N.E. in the community of Bridgeland. The second City affordable housing development to open this year, the 24 residence stacked-townhome development features four studio,...
Green cart collection starts this week in the southwest
It’s time for southwest residents to set out their green carts as weekly Green Cart collection begins this week. “Today marks another huge step forward for Calgary’s environment,” says Green Cart Implementation Leader Philippa Wagner. “With residents’ participation, this program will keep nearly half...
Recruitment for Election Workers for the 2017 Municipal Election
The Elections & Census Office will be hiring approximately 3,000 election workers to facilitate voting in the 2017 Municipal Election. Applications open July 17, 2017 for anyone interested in working the election. “We are looking for individuals who are passionate about the community and interested...
Deceased identified in domestic homicide
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has identified the victim of the domestic homicide for which charges were laid earlier the week. Early on Monday, July 17, 2017, human remains were found at a construction site in Okotoks, Alta. On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, the Calgary Police Service charged...
Police update on gun violence
Due to the recent series of violent shootings, stabbings and homicides, the Calgary Police Service wants to reach out to Calgarians to discuss the current situation, the steps being taken to address these problems, and how they can assist. The CPS Specialized Offender Unit, with Service-wide support,...
Person of interest identified in quadruple homicide
The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit has identified a person of interest in a recent quadruple homicide, and is asking for the public’s help in locating her. The woman is believed to have played a significant role in the events that led to the deaths of two women and a man who were found dead in...
Update - Caregivers of child located
The Calgary Police Service has located the parents of the child that was found earlier this morning in the Varsity area.The Child atRisk Response Team (CARRT) is currently investigating. Partner agencies are involved. To protect the privacy of the family, no further details will be shared at this time....
Calgary fire crews fight southwest school fire and a kitchen fire in Erin Woods
Just before 5:00 this evening, 9-1-1 received multiple reports of flames visible on the roof of a school at the 800 block of Rideau Road S.W. When fire crews arrived on scene, they encountered visible flames and smoke coming from the roof of the building.Fire crews quickly accessed the roof and extinguished...
Calgary Fire Department fights duplex fire on Whitlock Place North East
At approximately 3:45 this afternoon, 9-1-1 received calls reporting smoke and flames coming from a house on Whitlock Place in north east community of Whitehorn. When fire crews arrived, they encountered one half of a duplex which was fully involved with fire. Firefighters quickly knocked the fire down...
Calgary Fire Aquatic Team pulls male from the Bow River
Calgary Fire Aquatic Team pulls male from the Bow River At approximately 2:15 this afternoon, the Calgary Fire Department responded to reports of an unconscious adult male floating downstream on the Bow River. The Fire Department Surface Rescue team successfully located the male who was then pulled...
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...
Calgary road closures - July 20, 2017
Calgary road closures – July 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...
Calgary road closures - July 19, 2017
Calgary road closures – July 19, 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 - July 18, 2017
Calgary road closures – July 18, 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...
Glenmore Trail and Ogden Road S.E. Interchange project reaches milestone
As part of making life better for Calgarians, a major milestone will be achieved tomorrow when motorists begin using the new Glenmore Trail between 18 Street S.E. and Barlow Trail. “This is the first of four interchange-related projects that will be recognized this summer as part of the $250 million...

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