Today, Calgary AfterSchool is planning a variety of fun and educational activities for youth to learn about the importance of Pink Shirt Day and why they should never tolerate bullying. Youth will have the opportunity to learn about the consequences of bullying through a variety of educational learning sessions. Learn more about Calgary AfterSchool:

The City of Calgary - Calgary AfterSchool
Our Spring/Summer Program Guide is hot off the presses - offering thousands of programs and day camps for you and your family to get active and creative. Registration is open February 27.

Spring/Summer Program Guide
The Calgary Tower lit pink in support of Pink Shirt Day. #pinkshirtday
The City works closely with development industry professionals to identify opportunities that could bring economic stimulus for Calgary.

'Building our City Together' is an expo taking place in the City Hall atrium tomorrow (Feb 22) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. that brings together representatives from The City, development industry and community initiatives to answer any questions you have about...
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We’re adjusting our hours of operation for the Family Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 20.

Find info about transit schedules, free on-street parking, free skating, free public swim times and free special events at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Fort Calgary.

Also be sure to check out Calgary’s first GLOW – Downtown Winter Light Festival (pictured below) Feb. 17-20, to see art installations,...
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City Services: Family Day 2017
Join us for free family fun on the holiday weekend. Enjoy an afternoon of wildlife crafts, nature games, scavenger hunts and more.

We Are Family – free family event

Rediscover play at Calgary’s mobile adventure playground. Try our new winter adventure play space where kids can explore, build and learn in their own way using tires, buckets, snow and more. You’ll be amazed at what your child can create. Visit for more information.

The City of Calgary - Mobile Adventure Playground
7:50 a.m. February 15, 2017
Get out of our dreams, and into our buses.

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Here’s your chance to recognize an individual or organization that has helped make Calgary a great place to live by nominating them for a Calgary Award.

Submit your nomination by visiting

Nomination deadline is March 1, 2017
Snow routes affected by the parking ban are nearly complete. As a result, the snow route parking ban will be lifted at 6 a.m. on Thursday, February 9.

We thank Calgarians for their patience and cooperation during the ban. Clearing snow routes faster and more effectively benefits all Calgarians and helps make travel safer throughout winter.

Priority 1 routes were also completed within 24...
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Snow route parking ban will be lifted at 6 a.m. on Thursday, February 9.
Spend some family time in nature on the holiday weekend. Bring the kids for a fun-filled afternoon of wildlife crafts, nature games, scavenger hunts and more. Enjoy a guided walk around the park or try out our spotting scopes to catch a glimpse of the sanctuary’s high flyers. Join us for this exciting event perfect for the whole family on Sunday, Feb 19 from 1-3pm at the Inglewood Bird Sactuary.

We Are Family – free family event

Did you know that The City’s safety codes officers visit large construction sites like Calgary's New Central Library at least three to five times per week? They verify that the building meets Alberta’s safety codes, which help to ensure people can get out in an emergency, like a fire. Here’s an inside look.
As a result of snow accumulation across Calgary and continuing snowfall, a City-wide snow route parking ban has been advised. This ban will go into effect at 6 p.m. on Monday, February 6. This parking ban will help crews clear Priority 2 routes as efficiently and safely as possible. The ban is expected to be in effect for 72 hours, or until lifted by The City.

Calgarians who park on a snow...
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The City of Calgary - Snow route parking bans
Keep the ice on the rink not on the walk.

Got a Snow Angel who is also hockey fan? Our friends at CTV Calgary have provided us with two Calgary Flames tickets for February 13!

You can enter yourself and your Snow Angel for a chance to win on our website or by calling 311. We will draw one name on February 10 to win the pair of tickets.

Nominate a Snow Angel
The Calgary Local Immigration Partnership is hosting “Building a Life in Calgary”, an event designed to provide support and resources for newcomers and refugees who have now been living in Calgary for one to two years. This event will be held on Saturday, February 4 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the BMO Centre, Stampede Park.

This event includes workshops, discussions with established immigrant...
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The City of Calgary - Calgary Local Immigration Partnership
We've deployed over 400 kms of fibre optic cable across Calgary. Check out the latest post on our Industrial and Commercial Real Estate Blog. Learn about ‘dark fibre’ and why it benefits The City’s business development and our future growth.

Dark fibre: What is it and how does it benefit Calgary?
Interested in doing a job that counts? The City of Calgary is accepting applications for census takers and enumerators from Jan. 23 to Feb. 9. Census Takers will go door-to-door in late April visiting homes in their assigned area to collect census information and voter registration using tablets. Find out how you can apply at

The City of Calgary - Interested in doing a job that counts?
Happy Lunar New Year! Wishing everyone a prosperous year of the rooster.