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Volunteer opportunities with Calgary Parks this fall
With fall just around the corner, Calgary Parks is looking for volunteers to help take care and prepare City green spaces for winter. Throughout September and October, there are three different opportunities Calgarians can participate in.September 16 – Tree wiring in Pearce Estate Park Beavers play...
Questions about your water meter? We’ve got answers.
In most homes, there is a water meter that measures how much water is used each month, and the homeowner is then charged for the water used, as reported by the water meter. How do I know my meter is accurate?Water meters are mechanical devices – water needs to pass through the meter in order to record...
Back to school: keeping everyone safe on our roads
It’s back to school time! As school doors open, traffic gets a little heavier on our streets. People are back from holidays, school buses and public transit are on regular routes, and more people are walking, cycling or driving to school. To help with the transition and share the roads safely, read...
The importance of pet licensing
As good pet parents, we’re confident that our cat or dog will never get out of our reach because ‘we’re the boss’, but pet escapes happen to the best of us. Our furry friends slip through our legs when we open the door, make a run for it chasing after rabbits, or break out of the yard when a gate is...
Official List of Candidates – 2017 General Election
The following is the official list of candidates for the 2017 General Election. The official candidate list was finalized at noon, Sept. 19, as candidates had 24 hours to withdraw their name from the ballot. Please note that one candidate has withdrawn for Separate School Board Trustee Wards 1&2 (plus...
Unofficial List of Candidates Announced for 2017 General Election
This morning candidates filed their Nomination Papers to run in the 2017 General Election on October 16\. The following is the unofficial list of candidates. The list will not be final until noon, September 19, as candidates have 24 hours to withdraw their name from ballot. The official list will be...
City of Calgary shares funding proposal for arena/events centre
Today, Mayor Naheed Nenshi joined with members of Calgary City Council to share with Calgarians The City of Calgary’s funding proposal for a new arena/events centre in Victoria Park. For over a year, negotiators from The City have regularly met with the Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation (CSEC)...
The City of Calgary to host 20th IPA Triennial World Conference
Calgary, Alberta – The sold-out 20th International Play Association (IPA) Triennial World Conference is set to go ahead this week, with 700 children’s play advocates and professionals from more than 30 countries, along with fun activities that are open to all Calgarians. Hosted by The City of Calgary...
Statement from Acting Chief Ray Robitaille - Officer-involved shooting
The following statement was provided by Acting Chief Ray Robitaille in relation to an officer-involved shooting that took place yesterday, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. I want to begin by sharing with you that every single day our officers are faced with dynamic situations in which the preservation of...
Tips from public lead to arrest in sexual assault case
The Calgary Police Service Sex Crimes Unit has charged a man following a public plea for information in a sexual assault investigation. At approximately 12:40 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, a man entered an apartment building, located in the 1100 block of 6 Avenue S.W. Inside, it is believed he sexually...
Update - Officer involved shooting - Thursday, Sept. 20, 2017
The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) is investigating following an officer involved shooting that occurred earlier today. At approximately 4:15 p.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, officers responded to a domestic related call at a residence in the northeast. Upon arrival the suspect had...
Officer involved shooting - Thursday, Sept. 20, 2017
The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) is investigating following an officer involved shooting that took place in the 500 block of Markerville Road N.E., today, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. One man has been taken to hospital in life threatening condition. Further details will be released as...
Fire Ban Lifted for City of Calgary
As a result of two days of rain, improved air quality and lower temperatures, the Calgary Fire Department has lifted the August 29 ban on outdoor fires. Calgary Fire Department continues to urge citizens to use caution when using outdoor open flames, including barbeques and backyard fire pits and when...
Calgary Fire Department Responds to Residential Fire in Bowness
At approximately 6:30 Wednesday evening, the Calgary Fire Department responded to a house fire at the 4700 block of Bowness Road NW. Fire crews arrived at the incident address to find a four-plex style residential building with visible smoke and flames showing from the roof of the structure. Firefighters...
Fire Department honours its fallen with annual Memorial Ceremony
On Tuesday, September 12, the Calgary Fire Department will remember 45 Calgary firefighters in a memorial ceremony that acknowledges the sacrifice of Calgary firefighters who have fallen in the line of duty or who succumbed to illness related to their service to the community. This year, the CFD will...
Calgary Fire Department deployment to town of Waterton
At the request of Parks Canada through the Alberta Emergency Management Agency, CFD is deploying to support the town of Waterton due to the wildfire. In addition to deploying an advance party to coordinate with Parks Canada personnel, CFD is also deploying approximately 16 members, two mechanics and...
Calgary road closures - September 21, 2017
Calgary road closures – September 21, 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 - September 20, 2017
Calgary road closures – September 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 - September 19, 2017
Calgary road closures – September 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 - September 14, 2017
Calgary road closures – September 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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