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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...
City Services: Victoria Day 2019
The City of Calgary is adjusting its hours of operation for Victoria Day on Monday, May 20, 2019. Things to do Tee up this long weekend at City driving ranges Visit calgary.ca/golf to book a tee time, download our free golf app and learn more about special offers at our eight municipal courses located...
May long weekend road closures: What you need to know
Motorists are being advised of the following road/lane closures for Friday, May 17 – Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Note: Lane closures may be impacted by weather conditions over the long weekend. Anderson Rd. and 24 St. S.W. intersection The Anderson Rd. and 24 St. S.W. intersection will be heavily restricted...
9-hole sneak peak of 18 holes at McCall Lake golf course opens May 17
Golfers will be able to enjoy the McCall Lake Golf Course again this year. Embedded in the communities of McCall and North and South Airways since 1981, McCall Lake Golf Course has been an integral part of Calgary Recreation’s mandate to enrich the lives of Calgarians and improve the quality of life...
Near where? Near here!
This weekend Calgarians are invited to attend the launch of the Near Here pilot, a community-led event happening on Saturday, May 18 at 11 a.m. The Near Here project began at The City of Calgary’s 2018 Pedestrian Hackathon and went on to receive a grant from the Alberta Traffic Safety Fund to bring...
Seeking public assistance - Missing person - GRESL
The Calgary Police Service is seeking public assistance to locate a man who was last seen on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in the 8400 block of Elbow Drive S.W. Brian GRESL, 35, is 6'1" tall, 150 pounds with blue eyes and long brown curly hair. He was wearing a black hoodie with a white zipper and strings,...
Double fatal collision - Metis Trail N.E.
The Calgary Police Service Traffic Section is investigating a double fatal collision that occurred just after midnight, Saturday, May 18, 2019. At approximately 12:30 a.m., a 2009 Toyota Corolla, driven by a 42-year-old male was making a turn from southbound Metis Trail N.E. onto eastbound 128 Avenue...
Taradale suspicious death deemed homicide
Following an autopsy by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, a suspicious death that occurred earlier this week in the community of Taradale has been determined to be a homicide. At approximately 11:50 p.m., on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, police were called to the 200 block of Taracove Road N.E., for...
More charges laid against Calgary massage therapist
Investigators from the Calgary Police Service Sex Crimes Unit have laid additional charges against a massage therapist previously charged with sexual assault. Following a second media release last month, ten additional victims came forward to report alleged sexual assaults that occurred during massage...
Calgary Fire Department responds to fire at Calgary Metals
CALGARY FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO FIRE AT CALGARY METALS At approximately 6 a.m. this morning the Calgary Fire Department (CFD) responded to reports of a structure fire in the 3400 block of Ogden Rd. Calgary 911 received a phone call from an on scene worker with reports of visible flames and smoke....
Calgary Fire Crews Quickly Extinguish Northwest Garage Fire
At approximately 4 am this morning, Calgary Fire Department (CFD) crews responded to reports of a structure fire. Callers reported seeing a huge orange glow coming from their neighbors’ backyard in the 6300 block of Travois Crescent NW. When fire crews arrived on scene, they encountered a detached single...
Calgary Fire Crews Respond to Fire in Bridgeland
At approximately 1:25 pm, Calgary Fire Department (CFD) crews responded to reports of a structure fire in the 400 block of 2nd Ave NE. Upon arrival, fire crews quickly gained access to the apartment building and noticed smoke on the second floor. Crews were able to confirm a small contents fire in one...
Calgary fire crews fight early morning house fire in Sandstone
At approximately 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday April 9th, the Calgary Fire Department (CFD) responded to a 9-1-1 call for a house fire in the 300 block of Sandstone Drive N.W. A neighbour across the street on his way to work noticed the fire and called it in. On arrival, fire crews found smoke and flames coming...
City announces snow route parking ban in effect as of 12 pm on Monday, February 18
Saturday, February 16, 2019 For immediate release City announces snow route parking ban The City of Calgary is advising citizens of a snow route parking ban that will go into effect on Monday, February 18 at 12 p.m. Due to significant accumulations of snow and high drifting across Calgary, the Snow...
Winter Cycling Congress showcases Calgary to the world
The City of Calgary is hosting the seventh annual Winter Cycling Congress to learn and share best practices for how winter cycling contributes to building an accessible, equitable and resilient city. Experts from around the world will be on-hand February 6-8 at the new Central Library to discuss how...
Revisions to heavy vehicle restrictions on 9 Avenue S.E. bridge
Calgary – As a precautionary measure, heavy vehicle restrictions on the 9 Avenue S.E. bridge into Inglewood are being revised. The City has also closed one lane of traffic in order to reduce weight on the bridge. Currently, trucks heavier than 8.5 tonnes are not allowed to cross the bridge between 7...
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...

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