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Green Line Next Steps: In-Person and Online Feedback Wanted
Since the Green Line LRT was approved by City Council in June we’ve started preparing for major construction and now we need your help! Starting this month, The City of Calgary will be hosting events from 16 Avenue N to 126 Avenue S.E. Construction on stage 1 is set to begin in 2020 and work has begun...
Baconfest 2018 taps into Calgary’s potential look and feel in the 21st century
Calgary’s own urban planning film festival returns for its fifth year, starting January 17, 2018. We sat down with Rollin Stanley, General Manager of Urban Planning, and got his take on why everyone should attend Baconfest 2018. 1. For those who might be unaware, what is Baconfest? It’s a film festival...
Windrows: what they are and what to do about them
What is a windrow?This winter Calgary has seen some powerful snowfalls. And more snow brings more concerns about windrows and the trouble they cause for Calgarians. According to The City’s Snow and Ice Control Policy, crews are mandated to maintain the driving lane on residential streets to a safe,...
It's beets: City uses beet brine to combat icy roads
If you see brown on the roads this winter, don’t be alarmed - The City of Calgary is trialing beet juice mixed with salt brine as an anti-icing agent. Beet brine has an organic compound in it that reduces the corrosiveness in comparison to road salt. Beet brine has been tested in small amounts in Calgary...
IOC to visit Calgary and region this week
Members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be in the Calgary area this week to meet with the Calgary Olympic Project Team. The IOC is taking a new, more sustainable approach to engaging with Interested Cities at this stage of the bid exploration process, and this is the first time the...
Winnipeg Police Service: Wanted - 1st Degree Murder
Sent on behalf of the Winnipeg Police Service. Wanted – 1st Degree Murder: C17-180360 The Winnipeg Police Service Homicide Unit is requesting the public's assistance in locating the following male: Matthew MARJANOVIC, 29-years-old, of Winnipeg. He is described as male, Caucasian, 5’6”, 140 lbs, with...
The City of Calgary cancels naturist swim to be held at Southland Leisure Centre
A thorough review has been conducted by Calgary Recreation and security experts. Due to concerns about safety and security arising from volatile public commentary, The City has cancelled a naturist swim that was to be held Jan. 14, 2018 at the Southland Leisure Centre. “Safety and security are always...
Member Charged
The Calgary Police Service has charged a sworn member in connection with an alleged domestic matter. On Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, the Calgary Police Service Domestic Conflict Unit received a complaint dating back to Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Upon completion of the investigation, the CPS consulted the Edmonton...
Attempted murder charges laid following weekend shooting
The Calgary Police Service has charged a man and woman with attempted murder after a shooting in Marlborough yesterday. Just before 2 a.m., police were called to the 100 block of Marlyn Place N.E., for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, three people were taken into custody for questioning, and one...
High River RCMP seek hit and run vehicle
This release is being distributed on behalf of High River RCMP. High River, Alberta - RCMP in High River are asking for the public's assistance to locate a vehicle involved in a hit and run collision. On January 6, just before 9:00pm, High River RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection...
Seeking public assistance - Three suspects in two convenience store robberies
The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance to locate three suspects involved in two convenience store robberies. At approximately 3:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, a masked man entered a convenience store located in the 3900 block of 17 Avenue S.E. The man allegedly produced a firearm...
Calgary Fire concludes Seton theatre fire investigation
On the evening of Sunday November 4th, the Calgary Fire Department responded to a building fire at Seton Cr S.E. Responding crews arriving on scene reported smoke coming from a movie theatre that was under construction. A second alarm was immediately struck for more firefighting resources. No injuries...
Calgary Fire Department responds to north east garage fire
At approximately 3:20 Monday morning, the Calgary Fire Department responded to the 200 block of 17 Ave. NE following reports of a garage fire. On arrival, crews reported a working fire with flames coming through the roof of a detached garage. Due to the amount of flame visible when firefighters first...
Calgary Fire Department (CFD) responds to early morning house fire
At approximately 0530 this morning the CFD responded to reports of a house fire at the Greenwood Village Mobile Home Community. Upon arrival crews encountered a fully involved mobile home and two persons who had self-rescued. The Incident Commander quickly utilized a defensive attack to contain the...
Calgary Fire Crews Battle Flames and Extreme Cold at Bonavista House Fire
At approximately 7:15 this evening, the Calgary Fire Department responded to reports of a house fire in the 500 block of Lake Moraine Green SE. Fire crews arrived on scene to find smoke and 20 foot flames showing from the rear of the house. Firefighters knocked the flames down from the outside, before...
Road & Transit Closure Update
Please be aware that road and Transit closures remain in effect this morning after an incident involving falling glass occured this weekend. Road Closures: 1 St – between 5 Av & 8Av SW 6 Av between Centre & 2 St SW 7 Av between Centre & 2 St SW to pedestrians Transit: C-Trains are running through the...
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...

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