Volunteers are still needed for our 50th annual Pathway and River Cleanup on Sunday, May 7 from 9am to noon. Get your friends together and register your group by April 10. Volunteers must be 12 years or older.

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Yesterday's Treaty 7 flag-raising ceremony.
Yesterday, Mayor Nenshi and Treaty 7 Chiefs joined together in a ceremony to raise the Treaty 7 flag at City Hall.

The ceremony acknowledged that Calgary, traditionally known as Moh’kinsstis, is situated on the traditional territory of the Treaty 7 Nations. The ceremony also blessed the shared journey between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous peoples with principles of mutual recognition and...
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If you’ve joined the thousands of Calgarians who help keep walkways safe, build community spirit and lend a hand to older adults and those with limited mobility – You’re a Snow Angel!
If you’ve had a Snow Angel, thank them by nominating them for prizes. We will be giving away a snow-blower on March 31 and a snow-blower and a hand-blower on at the end of the season on April 14. Visit...
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What does it take to plan and build a new school in Calgary?

A significant amount of growth in the population in the last few years meant there were over 50 plans to build or modernize schools since 2015. With this record number of projects, there was a need for increased, proactive collaboration between The City, school boards and Alberta Infrastructure.

To learn more about how the process...
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The rehabilitation of Historic City Hall is one of the most significant heritage projects currently underway in Canada. Of the building’s 15,522 pieces of sandstone, 15,142 of those will receive some kind of heritage restoration treatment, one by one.

Interesting fact about Historic City Hall: There were once jail holding cells in the basement - 12 for males and 3 for females.

Read little...
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We're celebrating Thank Your Driver Day on Friday, March 17, though it's traditionally observed around the world on March 18 - the day bus service debuted in Paris back in 1662 (with horse-drawn carriages).

Every weekday Calgary Transit operators help more than half a million Calgarians get around the city. They keep us safe by maneuvering large vehicles through unpredictable traffic, tough...
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If you shop, live, work or pass through CF Chinook Centre or LRT station area, we want to hear from you.

We’re updating our station area plan policy document and considering a re-zoning application by the land owner.

The policies in this plan will provide direction for land use, densities, mobility, the public realm, parks and open spaces that will guide re-development focused around the...
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If you travel or live in SW Calgary, join us at an info session about four transportation projects that are happening in the area.

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Projects:
- Macleod Trail/162 Avenue S Interchange
- Macleod Trail/194 Avenue S - West Connection
- Spruce Meadows Way SW Widening (a Calgary-led ring road project)
- 162 Avenue Connection (a...
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Info Session - Macleod Tr/162 Ave/Spruce Meadows Way/194 Ave

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Over 4,000 grade 5 and 6 students from Calgary schools have taken over the Municipal Building Atrium during the 14th annual Safety Expo, learning hands-on ways to stay safe at home, school and play.
Clean up and get dirty. Get your group together for the 50th annual Pathway and River Cleanup taking place on May 7 from 9am to noon. Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Register by April 10.

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Pro tip: use your water meter to check for household leaks.
1. Turn off all taps and water appliances in your home.
2. Check the water indicator – this could be a gear, triangle or needle on the face of the meter. If it keeps turning you have a leak in your house.
3. Check your toilet, taps, humidifier, hot water heater, water softener and other water using devices for leaks.
4. Visit...
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March is Crime Prevention Month. We want to remind Calgarians the importance of recognizing and reporting fraud. Fraud prevention starts with fraud awareness. Always make sure a company is licensed before you enter into a contract. Businesses licensed by us have had their qualifications validated and meet the necessary standards to operate in Calgary. There are more than 12,000 licensed...
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Crime Prevention Month: Hiring a contractor

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Calgary was awarded membership last May to the 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) global network - Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation.

Today we begin the work to develop Calgary’s Resilience Strategy with participants from the City’s leadership, civic and community organizations, businesses and foundations, academic institutions and government agencies, along with 100RC staff.

This day-long...
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Over 29 exhibitors from The City, industry and community came together for the first-ever Corporate Approvals Team expo, 'Building our City Together', on Feb. 22.

“We all want the same thing; we all have the same interest, and that is building a great city together.” - Leslie Evans, Federation of Calgary Communities Executive Director

Thank you to everyone who participated!
Check out photos from the February 21 Winter Bike Photo Booth. Tag yourself or a friend if you see someone you know!

On February 21 2017, Calgarians celebrated year-round cycling at the 4th annual Winter Bike Photo Booth on RiverWalk in the East Village with hot chocolate and pedal-powered tunes by Open Streets Calgary. Educational materials about cycling in Calgary and Pathway & Bikeway maps...
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The well-attended expo drew citizens, City staff, and community and industry partners.
Lunch hour panel discussion participants:

- City Manager, Jeff Fielding,
- BILD Calgary Region CEO, Guy Huntingford,
- and, Federation of Calgary Communities Executive Director, Leslie Evans

exploring ideas for how we can work together to build our city. Discussion focused on the importance of collaboration between all partners.
On February 21 2017, Calgarians celebrated year-round cycling at the 4th annual Winter Bike Photo Booth on RiverWalk in the East Village with hot chocolate and pedal-powered tunes by Open Streets Calgary. Educational materials about cycling in Calgary and Pathway & Bikeway maps were provided to event attendees. Thank you to Calgary photographer Steven Coutts for capturing the portraits.

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Help keep Calgary clean. We’re looking for volunteers for our 50th annual Pathway and River Cleanup on Sunday, May 7 from9am to noon. Get your friends together and register your group by April 10. Volunteers must be 12 years or older.

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