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Chief David Crowchild Memorial Award and CAUAC Aboriginal Youth Award honours recipients striving to build cultural bridges
Aboriginal Awareness Week Calgary, which runs from June 18 - 22, is a week-long event that promotes pride, understanding, and awareness of Indigenous cultures, traditions, achievements and contributions to Canadian society. June 21, Indigenous Peoples Day, falls during Aboriginal Awareness week and...
Five years after the 2013 Southern Alberta flood, Calgarians demonstrate resiliency
Five years ago, heavy rains fell on a melting snowpack upstream of our city, sending water rushing towards Calgary and other Southern Alberta communities. City officials issued a flood warning, declared a state of emergency and gave an evacuation notice for communities at risk. Evacuees and citizens...
RECAP: 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Meeting – June 12
On June 12, the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Assessment Committee met for the fifth time to discuss the:City Secretariat update Bid Book overviewThe assessment committee was introduced to Calgary 2026 (formerly Bid Corporation) Chair Scott Hutcheson. Serving the needs of citizens, Alberta...
RECAP: 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Meeting – June 5
On June 5, the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Assessment Committee met for the fourth time to discuss milestone dates and the Games concept. In addition to this week’s committee update, the Chair of the Bid Corporation (BidCo) was announced on Thursday, June 7, at the Olympic Oval, with Scott...
Chief David Crowchild Memorial and Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards honour Shawna Morning Bull and Wacey Little Light
In time for National Indigenous Peoples Day and Aboriginal Awareness Week in Calgary, today in the Municipal Plaza Atrium, an award ceremony was held to announce and celebrate the winners of both the Chief David Crowchild Memorial and the Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards. Shawna Morning Bull was...
The City of Calgary marks five years since the 2013 Southern Alberta Flood
The 2013 Southern Alberta flood caused significant social and economic disruption, and unprecedented damages. Since then, The City of Calgary has embarked on a journey from recovery to resiliency. “Calgarians demonstrated extraordinary resilience during and after the devastating flood of 2013,” says...
The City of Calgary encourages kids to keep moving following 2018 ParticipACTION Report Card
The City of Calgary is encouraging parents, children and youth to discover new ways to keep active following the release of the 2018 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. The report card gave Canadian kids a score of D+ for overall physical activity. This grade is particularly...
The City of Calgary and Contemporary Calgary announce lease agreement for Centennial Planetarium
The City of Calgary and Contemporary Calgary are pleased to announce a lease agreement has been reached, enabling a new world-class gallery for modern and contemporary art to be opened in the Centennial Planetarium in 2019. “This agreement is excellent news for Calgarians and our cultural sector. Our...
Police charge doctor with sexual assault
The Calgary Police Service Sex Crimes Unit has charged a retired doctor with sexual assault following three women reporting incidents dating back to 1991. In January 2018, a woman contacted police to report that she had been sexually touched without consent during an examination by a neurologist in...
Senior assaulted and robbed outside casino
The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance to identify a woman believed to be connected to the assault and robbery of a senior outside a casino. At approximately 9 p.m., on Thursday, June 7, 2018, an 88-year-old man attended the Calgary Casino located at 1420 Meridian Road N.E. The senior...
Missing person located - KULYK
Mike KULYK, 81,has been located and is safe. The Calgary Police Service would like to thank the media and the public. Original release below: The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance in locating a missing senior. Mike KULYK, 81, left his home in the 600 block of Princeton Way S.W., around...
Missing senior - KULYK
The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance in locating a missing senior. Mike KULYK, 81, left his home in the 600 block of Princeton Way S.W., around 9 p.m., and was last seen near the Eau Clare YMCA at 10 p.m., tonight, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. KULYK is Caucasian, 5’7” tall, with a slim...
Fire Crews Respond To 2 Alarm Fire In Tuxedo
At approximately 1130 pm this evening, Calgary Fire Department crews responded to reports of a house fire in the 100 block of 25 Avenue NE. Upon arrival, crews were faced with a significant amount of smoke and flame showing from the inside as well as the exterior of a single story family home. A 2nd...
Bow and Elbow Rivers Boating Advisory
The Calgary Fire Department is advising Calgarians against boating and all other watercraft activities on both the Bow and Elbow Rivers. The current flow rate on the Bow River is in excess of 270 cubic meters per second while the Elbow is above 50 cubic meters per second. The intense rain today and...
Calgary Fire Department Responds to Two Alarm Residential Fire in Woodbine SW
Calgary Fire Crews Battle Two Alarm fire in Woodbine At approximately 10 pm on Tuesday evening, The Calgary Fire Department responded to multiple reports of a house fire at 100 block of Woodbrook Way SW. When crews arrived they found 3 homes fully involved in fire. Hose lines were set in place to protect...
Calgary fire crews fight early morning fire in Martindale
At approximately 6:15 on Monday morning June 04, Calgary fire crews were called to the 100 block of Martindale Drive N.E. for reports of a house fire. The fire quickly spread and as firefighters arrived on scene, they encountered substantial flames coming from both houses. The incident commander quickly...
Motorists advised of significant traffic impacts this weekend on Calgary roads
Motorists are being advised of the following road/lane closures for Friday, June 22- Monday, June 25, 2018: Crowchild Trail /Memorial Drive As part of the Crowchild Trail Upgrades project, The City will be doing a concrete pour starting at 9 p.m. on Friday, June 22. The following closures and lane restrictions...
City gears up for summer construction season
The City’s Transportation department announced summer construction season is upon us and this year it includes close to 30 major infrastructure projects and more than 40 road repaving jobs. Mayor Naheed Nenshi said a total investment of $441 million dollars ($408M: 29 major transportation construction...
City roads seeing less potholes as crews fix 3,500 in two months
Calgary - Mayor Naheed Nenshi today visited Calgary road crews who are working across the city, filling potholes. Crews have been out repairing potholes since early April and have filled more than 3,500 in the past two months. “Every year, we get potholes thanks to the freeze-thaw cycle conditions that...
Motorists to be advised of significant traffic impacts this weekend on Calgary roads
For the second weekend in a row, motorists are being advised to avoid sections of Glenmore Trail or expect significant delays. Starting at 9 p.m. on Friday, May 25, eastbound Glenmore Trail will be reduced to one lane and westbound Glenmore Trail will be reduced to two lanes between Deerfoot Trail and...

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