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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...
What it's like to serve on a Board, Commission or Committee
Serving on a board, commission or committee (BCC) is an important and vital volunteer role that helps make Calgary a great place to live. Shirley Stunzi and Lauri Brunner have been serving on BCCs for many years and during their tenure they have contributed to some very important changes in Calgary....
RECAP: 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Meeting - August 21
The Assessment Committee met on August 21 to discuss the latest City Secretariat update on:Multi-party negotiations Sport and venue information Citizen perspective survey Public engagementMulti-party negotiations The City Secretariat, on behalf of The City of Calgary, is continuing to work with the...
PARK(ing) Day – reimagining public spaces
CALGARY — What began as a single act of converting a metered parking space into a temporary park has become international, with The City of Calgary participating in the vibrant and fun street event – PARK(ing) Day. Today, Calgary is joining other cities across the globe to transform the most modest...
West Eau Claire Park — connecting Calgarians and the Bow River
CALGARY — The City of Calgary is officially opening the revitalized West Eau Claire Park and celebrating completing its vision of a place for Calgarians to gather and connect where downtown Calgary meets the Bow River. Starting at 8 a.m., Calgarians are invited to experience West Eau Claire Park with...
Media Advisory: PARK(ing) Day – reimagining public spaces
Media are invited to attend Calgary’s third annual PARK(ing) Day on Sept. 21, 2018. This worldwide event encourages artists, designers and citizens to transform parking stalls into fun, community gathering places. Notable Calgary installations include an adult ball pit; the world’s smallest small dog...
Recruitment for Vote Workers for the 2018 Vote
The Elections and Census Office will be hiring approximately 3,000 vote workers to facilitate voting in Vote 2018. Applications are now open for anyone interested in working the Vote. “We are looking for individuals who are passionate about the community and interested in democracy,” said Laura Kennedy,...
Fatal collision - 130 Avenue S.E.
The Calgary Police Service Traffic Section is investigating a single vehicle fatality in the southeast. At approximately 3 a.m., today, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, a patrolling CPS unit came across a fire near a car dealership in the 6400 block of 130 Ave. S.E. Closer inspection led to the discovery of...
Missing Person – Tianna MEDICINE SHIELD
The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance to locate a youth who was reported missing earlier today. Tianna MEDICINE SHIELD, 11, who also goes by the nickname ‘TT’, was last seen at the Marlborough Ctrain station heading downtown at approximately 8 p.m., today, Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018....
Agencies come together to search Bow River
Once again, the Calgary Police Service, the Calgary Fire Department, RCMP and the Calgary Search and Rescue Association (CALSARA) will be conducting a search of the Bow River in an attempt to find any missing persons who may have ended up in or on the banks of the river. Beginning at 10 a.m., on Thursday,...
Seeking public assistance in art gallery break and enter
The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance in a break and enter at an art gallery that occurred earlier this year, in which $500,000 worth of art was taken. On Sunday, May 20, 2018, at approximately 11:50 p.m., unknown culprits gained entry into a commercial building located at 602 11 Avenue...
Calgary firefighters add two names to list of fallen
Calgary has lost 47 firefighters in the line of duty, nine during active firefighting and 38 due to illnesses related to firefighting. To honour our city’s fallen firefighters, Mayor Naheed Nenshi, members of City Council, the Calgary Fire Fighters Association (Local 255) and citizens joined the Calgary...
CALGARY FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS FOR A TWO ALARM FIRE IN PANORAMA HILLS
The Calgary Fire Department responded at 3 am this morning to reports of a house fire on Panamount Common NW.Crews arrived, and reported 2 homes with heavy smoke and flames showing from each one. Residents had self evacuated before crews arrived. A second alarm was called to bring in additional resources...
Calgary Fire Responds To Two Alarm Fire In Downtown Core
At approximately 8:45 am this morning, Calgary Fire Department (CFD) crews responded to reports of a roof fire in the 100 block of Second Avenue SE. Reports are that the fire was witnessed by citizens in the area who called 911 to report the incident. Crews immediately struck a second alarm upon arrival...
Calgary Fire Crews Respond to Garage Fire in Silverado
Calgary Fire Crews Respond to Garage Fire in Silverado At approximately 2:00 PM this afternoon the Calgary Fire Department was called to the 300 block of Silverado Plains Close SW. Crews observed a large volume of smoke while responding to the address and declared a working fire while enroute to the...
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...
One-way traffic extended on 14th and 15th Avenue S.W.
CALGARY ­— To prepare for the next phase of construction as part of The City’s 17th Avenue S.W. Reconstruction Project, temporary traffic pattern changes are being introduced to a new portion of both 14th and 15th Avenue. Starting on Wednesday, July 18, 14th & 15th Avenue between 8th and 11th Street...

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