Ever notice the open space under the 4th Avenue Flyover? We're engaging local youth to help design and create concepts for how this space could be reimagined. calgary.ca/flyover
It’s Canada’s 150th anniversary. Come celebrate at our free Winter Fun Day events on Saturday, January 28 from 11am to 3pm at five park locations. Enjoy outdoor skating (weather permitting), nature games, a toasty fire and free coffee and hot chocolate (while quantities last). Visit calgary.ca/canada150 for details.

C’est le 150ième anniversaire du Canada. Venez fêter avec nous samedi le 28...
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Celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary at a winter fun day - January 28

Today the Government of Canada announced $2.73 million in funding - through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150) - for work on 13 recreational and cultural projects in Calgary!

Projects include:
1. Develop a nature playground at Forest Lawn Library
2. Install lighting at the community centre in Cedarbrae
3. Upgrade and expand the Cerebral Palsy community services...
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Home renovations are an exciting part of home ownership.

If you’re thinking about undertaking a new project, The City’s Planning & Development staff have some tips to help guide you through the process and keep your home, family and neighbours safe. Visit our website to learn more.
2017 property & business assessment notices have been mailed.

Once you receive your notice, visit calgary.ca/assessment and click on ‘Assessment Search’ for more details.
We have a variety of programs to get kids and youth thinking, creating, moving and socializing. Our unique programming is designed to help children and youth do better in school, stay productive, learn new skills and make new friends.

Held after school hours on school days, there are dozens of locations across the city.

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Calgary AfterSchool has a variety of free programs to keep kids active, creative and social

The economic downturn has affected us all. See how The City is addressing these challenges to assist Calgarians in 2017.
Today, The City of Calgary is mailing over half a million property and business assessment notices.
Residential assessment values have experienced an average decrease of four per cent from 2016, while non-residential values decreased by approximately six per cent.

• The 2017 median single residential assessment is $460,000 compared to $480,000 in 2016.
• The 2017 median residential...
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Cover all your resolutions in one easy step. With facilities all over the city and hundreds of drop-in programs. A Calgary Recreation Pass is the affordable, flexible and fun way to get active this winter. For more information visit calgary.ca/recreation today.

The City of Calgary - Calgary Recreation - more than you think!

Starting Monday, all three City landfills will be moving to four-day per week operations. At least one site will be open every day, including Sundays and most statutory holidays.

• East Calgary will be open Saturday to Tuesday
• Shepard will be open Tuesday to Friday
• Spyhill will be open Wednesday to Saturday

Hours at all sites will stay the same – 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The City of Calgary - Landfill hours and locations in Calgary

Don’t let those real Christmas trees go to waste!

Now that the holiday season is over, bring your real Christmas tree to one of 16 drop-off locations around Calgary for recycling. Before recycling your tree, make sure to remove all lights, ornaments, tinsel and tree stands. Do not wrap, tie or bag your tree.

This year’s program is drop-off only. As a cost-saving measure, there will be no...
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Kids are doing their countdown as we
finish up the party at the Municipal Building this New Year’s Eve. Be sure to
drop by Olympic Plaza for family skating, live ice carvings, fire
spinning, an ice slide, live performances, and more.

Les enfants font leur compte à rebours, pour terminer
en beauté la fête au Bâtiment Municipal. Assurez-vous de venir faire un tour
sur la Place Olympique pour...
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The New Year’s Eve festivities have begun! Drop by the Municipal Building and Olympic Plaza for free family friendly activities from 7 p.m. until midnight. [ Calgary.ca Link ]

Les festivités du Réveillon du Jour de l’An ont commencé! Venez faire un tour au Bâtiment Municipal et sur la Place Olympique pour profiter d’activités à caractère familial gratuites, de 19h à minuit.
Tomorrow is the day! Join the party on New Year’s Eve as we kick-off Canada’s 150th birthday year. Full list of events here: calgary.ca/NYE

Demain, c’est le grand jour! Joignez-vous à la fête du Réveillon du Jour de l’An et lancez l’année du 150ième anniversaire du Canada.

New Year’s Eve Celebrations 2017

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In accordance with The City’s Seven Day Snow Plan, plows are now in residential areas and playground zones.

On residential roads, you may see vehicles “flat-blading”, which means turning the blade under a sander downward to flatten the snow to a hard pack, so it is easier to drive on. Sometimes, this results in windrows, which many Calgarians have questions about.

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What to do when snowfall turns into windrows

Last week, City Council unanimously approved the 12 Avenue south corridor to host Calgary’s future Green Line LRT in the Beltline. Our next step is to further evaluate two options:

-- 12 Avenue south surface, which sees the LRT running at street-level through the Beltline east from 2 Street SW
-- 12 Avenue south tunnel + surface, which see the LRT running underground through most of...
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The City of Calgary - Green Line LRT project

The holiday party season is in full swing. While you are out enjoying Calgary’s bars, nightclubs and special events, get to know your exits. Knowing how to quickly escape in an emergency will help keep you safe this season. Learn what safety concerns to look out for here [ Bit.ly Link ]

The City of Calgary - Bar, nightclub, and special event fire safety

Play, swim, jump, splash and slide into 2017! Don't miss the New Year's Eve Family Events at either of our Leisure Centres (Village Square Leisure Centre and Southland Leisure Centre). You’ll find fun games and activities, a photo booth, and live DJs pumping out the tunes in our wave pools! Finish your early evening with a pool party countdown. Find out more at [ Calgary.ca Link ]

The City of Calgary - Calgary Recreation - more than you think!