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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...
A new forever home for Ella
In addition to many services and programs offered by Animal Services, the team there also helps reduce the number of homeless pets in Calgary by finding forever homes for impounded cats and dogs. This is how, back in July, Melody Favero found her new little dog, Ella.It all started about six months...
City crews to repair water valve at Heritage and 14 St. S.W.
To accommodate City crews working on a water valve repair, two westbound lanes on Heritage Drive S.W. will be closed at 14 Street S.W. starting Monday, Dec. 10. The repair will not disrupt water service to customers. Repair work is scheduled to take up to one week. This work is considered a high priority...
Designated service animal relief area now open at Municipal Complex
Media clips available for use CALGARY – The City of Calgary has officially opened a designated service animal relief area outside the west entry doors of The Municipal Complex. This site is a comfort area for service animals who support people with physical, vision or other mobility challenges. “Access...
The City of Calgary temporarily closes Jack Setter Arena
As a follow-up to the February roof collapse at the Fairview Arena, The City undertook a process to have engineering reports prepared on potential high-risk facilities on City land. On Friday, The City received the report on the Jack Setter arena, 2020, 69 Ave. S.E., which advised that a large accumulation...
City Council finalizes the One Calgary 2019-2022 Service Plans and Budgets
Today, City Council deliberated and finalized the One Calgary 2019-2022 Service Plans and Budgets. As part of The City’s regular cycle of municipal elections and business planning, One Calgary is the four-year strategic plan and budget for The City of Calgary. “I’m really pleased with where Council...
Update - Seeking Public Assistance - Missing person located - EMMETT
Clifford EMMETT has been safely located. Thank you to the public and media for your assistance.Original release below: Seeking public assistance - Missing person - EMMETT The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance to locate a missing elderly man. Clifford EMMETT, 80, was last seen at approximately...
Seeking public assistance - Missing person - EMMETT
The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance to locate a missing elderly man. Clifford EMMETT, 80, was last seen at approximately 7 p.m., on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at his residence in the community of Taradale. He is 5'7" tall, approximately 195 pounds, with balding salt and pepper hair and...
Calgary Police Service member charged in off-duty incident
A member of the Calgary Police Service has been charged in relation to an incident stemming from a domestic dispute. On Monday, May 28, 2018, it is alleged that an off-duty Constable was involved in a domestic dispute at a residence in Airdrie. Following that incident, it is alleged that the officer...
Charges laid after Calgary Police Service badge and phone stolen
The Calgary Police Service has charged a man following an investigation into a break and enter where a police badge and phone were stolen from a police officer’s home. At approximately 7 p.m., on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, an off-duty Calgary Police Service member was at home in the community of Cambrian...
Calgary fire crews respond to kitchen fire in Auburn Bay
Just after 1:30 this afternoon, Monday December 03, 9-1-1 received a call for a kitchen fire on Auburn Bay Manor S.E. A woman coming home from grocery shopping, heard loud beeping coming from her neighbours' house. The male resident then came outside and asked her to come and help him in the kitchen....
Calgary fire crews fight house fire after a truck drives into the home
At approximately 10:40 on Thursday evening, fire crews responded to the 5800 block of 4 Avenue N.E. for reports of a building fire. On arrival, firefighters found a pick-up truck which had collided with a house causing significant structural damage. Fire crews quickly fought the fire and conducted a...
Calgary Fire Department Responds to Basement Fire in Coral Springs
At approximately 3:05 this afternoon, the Calgary Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 100 block of Coral Springs Close NE. When fire crews arrived at the incident address smoke was pushing out from the eaves of the roof. The first arriving fire crews initiated an aggressive interior attack...
Calgary Fire Crews Extinguish Basement Fire in Dover
At approximately 8:10 this morning, the Calgary Fire Department responded to multiple reports of a house fire in the 200 block of Dovertree Place SE. When fire crews arrived at the four-plex residential structure, smoke was showing from the basement windows. Firefighters made a quick entry from the...
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...
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...

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