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Historic City Hall's Tower Clock set to return to work
At 107 years old, the City Hall Clock has already had a long career keeping time for Calgarians – and its career isn’t over. The iconic Calgary time piece will be back in its tower in Historic City Hall when restoration completes in 2020. Until then the Tower Clock, as it is fondly referred to, will...
Time capsule in Historic City Hall opened after 110 years
A snapshot of Calgary from days past came into focus today with the removal of a 110-year-old time capsule from under the cornerstone of Historic City Hall.The time capsule was put in place on Sept. 15, 1908 at a point during construction when the cornerstone had to be laid. It is now, while the building...
RECAP: 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Assessment Committee
At the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Assessment Committee meeting on November 6, a number of items were presented and discussed, including:The conclusion of the public engagement program The cost-benefit report by Ernst & Young The Calgary 2026 proposal on a Cultural Olympiad A Calgary 2026...
Ready to roll: bike share pilot launches in Calgary
The City of Calgary has issued the first of two operating permits for Phase One of the Council approved Dockless Bike Share Pilot. Dockless bikes are set to hit the streets of Calgary, as part of the first pilot project of its kind in Canada. Calgarians can expect to see shared bike services on streets...
The Calgary Awards celebrates over 20 years of outstanding Calgarians
For over 20 years The City of Calgary has been recognizing outstanding citizens and organizations with The Calgary Awards. As one of the largest citizen recognition programs in our city, Calgarians are encouraged to recognize fellow citizens, local organizations and businesses for their contribution...
The City of Calgary, YMCA Calgary and the Calgary Public Library celebrate the opening of a new community hub in Calgary’s southeast
On January 14th 2019, The City of Calgary, YMCA Calgary and the Calgary Public Library will open the Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton to the public. Amenities available immediately include the fitness area, gymnasia, library, art studios, theatre, daycare, multipurpose/community rooms and two arenas....
Reminder: don’t let your real Christmas tree go to waste – compost it!
Composting Christmas trees keeps waste out of landfills and reduces harmful greenhouse gas emissions. Here’s how Calgarians can compost real trees this year: Use your green cart After removing all lights, ornaments, tinsel and string, follow the same steps as you would for branches from your yard: Cut...
City of Calgary Announces Departure of City Manager Jeff Fielding
CALGARY, AB – The City of Calgary announced today that City Manager Jeff Fielding will be leaving the organization in March and will return to Ontario where he has accepted a new role with The City of Toronto. His last day in the office is still being determined. “Jeff has provided incredible leadership...
Victim identified - Suspicious death 15 Street N.W.
Following an autopsy by The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, the identity of the man that was shot on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, has been confirmed as Jordan MOORE, 34, of Calgary. The Homicide Unit continues to investigate. CASE # 19030682/3828
Police lay charges after paramedic struck with car
The Calgary Police Service has charged a man following a hit and run involving a paramedic who was responding to an emergency call. At approximately 9 p.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, an ambulance with its emergency lights activated was parked in the 1-100 block of Hillgrove Drive S.W. While a paramedic...
Suspicious death investigation - 15 Street N.W.
The Calgary Police Service continues to investigate a suspicious death on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. At approximately 12:10 a.m., police were called to the alleyway behind the 100 block of 15 Street N.W., for reports of an injured man suffering from a gunshot wound. The 34-year-old man was transported...
Police investigating suspicious death
The Calgary Police Service Homicide Unit is currently investigating after a seriously injured man found in an alley died in hospital. At approximately 12:10 a.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, police were called to the alleyway behind the 100 block of 15 Street N.W., for reports of an injured man suffering...
Calgary Fire Department Responds to House Fire in Bankview
Calgary Fire Department (CFD) crews responded to reports of a house fire just after 3 am this morning in the 2200 block of 14A Street SW. Upon arrival, reports stated smoke was showing from the upper level of the single story home. Crews quickly gained access to the interior, located the seat of the...
Calgary fire crews battle two structure fires 20 minutes apart
This afternoon at approximately 4:10, 9-1-1 received a call regarding a fire in a residence at the 4900 block of Verulum Place NW. When fire crews arrived on scene, they encountered two patients who had evacuated the house prior to CFD arrival, but not before inhaling some smoke on their way out. Firefighters...
Calgary Fire Department Responds to Chlorine Leak at Sports Center
At approximately 1:05 this morning, the Calgary Fire Department responded to reports of a possible chlorine leak at a sports center in the 2200 block of MacLeod Trail south. Upon arrival fire rescue crews were met by facility staff who indicated an alarm warning in an isolated chlorine room. The facility...
Calgary fire crews quickly extinguish south east garage fire
Just before 3:00 this afternoon, Wednesday January 9th, 9-1-1 received several calls regarding a building fire at the 6600 block of Penbrooke Drive S.E. Callers reported seeing thick black smoke coming from either a trailer or a garage at the rear of the property. When fire crews arrived on scene, they...
Pedestrian underpass below Glenmore Trail closing due to safety concerns
The City of Calgary has made the decision to permanently close the pedestrian underpass that runs beneath Glenmore Trail to the east of Macleod Trail (beside the LRT tracks). The decision was made in cooperation with the Calgary Police Service, who raised safety concerns stemming from reports of regular...
New 194 Avenue roadway opens in South Calgary
At an event today on the newly constructed bridge over the Priddis Slough wetland, 194 Avenue between Macleod Trail and Sheriff King Street was officially opened. “Communities to the west of Macleod Trail and 194 Avenue are land-locked from Macleod Trail, separated by the CPR tracks and the Priddis...
Collaboration between City and industry sees final section of Metis Trail twinned
CALGARY — Twinning of the final section of Metis Trail between 80 Avenue N.E. and the future Airport Trail is now complete, thanks to a partnership between The City and developer Genstar. Several improvements have been implemented as part of this work, including new traffic signals at 88 Avenue N.E.,...
Long weekend road closures
Motorists are being advised of the following road/lane closures over the Thanksgiving long weekend, from Friday, Oct. 5 to Tuesday, Oct. 9: Northeast 1 Street N.E. will be closed between 15 Ave. and 13 Ave. N.E. on Friday, Oct. 5 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. This closure accommodates saw cutting. 1 Street...

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