Naming charged officers a 'double-edged sword': Colley-Urquhart ...

Critics and supporters are speaking out after a member of the Calgary Police Service was charged with aggravated assault.and more »...

Concrete connection to Calgary's past preserved in sidewalk stamps

Titled 'Calgary Can't Spell,' a Calgary Herald editorial published in 1909 urged the city to "prevent any further occurrences of the disgraceful spelling with which...

Tax hikes for businesses outside downtown core blamed on vacancy rates

The shift in the tax burden from downtown offices to business properties outside the core demonstrates why the City of Calgary needs to find new...

police member charged with aggravated assault

Calgary police Insp. Ryan Ayliffe said the front-line patrol officer is on administrative leave after a May 2015 incident left one man with serious head...

Varcoe: Shiny downtown office tower taxes dim under falling values ...

Look up at all of Calgary's shiny downtown office towers the next time the sun peeks out. For years, the skyscrapers congregated south of the...

Repairs delay Devonian Garden re-opening

Area Coun. Druh Farrell said there's a green space deficit in downtown Calgary and the prolonged closure of the popular indoor park isn't helping. “It's...

4 Calgary stories to watch in 2017

... this time around, but so far no high-profile contenders have stepped up to take on his purple army. All 14 incumbent councillors have put...

Calgary is 'remarkably resilient': Naheed Nenshi reflects on 2016

It's been another eventful year for Calgary city council. Between the debate over the cycle track, the proposal for a new arena and the decision...

Fort Mac fire, Premier Rachel Notley top reader news poll

To reader Julia La Rue Tialho, the relentless economic pain should have been paramount, with its impact putting Calgary's hopes of banishing homelessness by 2018...

Pricey city art sits in warehouse two years after being pulled for safety concerns

Evan Woolley, a vocal supporter of public art, said that bill wouldn't be large but nonetheless added the situation with Wishing Well is hardly a...

Despite arrival of Uber, company says they may not take much pressure off New Years Eve travel

A taxi drives by a sign announcing the kickoff of Uber ride service in Calgary on Thursday October 15, 2015. Mike Drew / ... Shane...

Calgary service fees: what's changing in 2017

Following a freeze that kept many user fees unchanged from 2015 to 2016, the cost to swim, skate, exercise and take transit is set to...

Mayor Naheed Nenshi talks economy, legalizing marijuana in 2016 year-end interview

WATCH ABOVE: Unemployment is at an all-time high in Calgary along with rental vacancies. Mayor Naheed Nenshi reflects on everything from the terrible economy, the...

Calgary family grateful to spend Christmas together after near-fatal accident

“Changing the bylaw or taking the initiative and get it done, and worry about who pays the bill later, because we're talking safety,” ward 12...

Unionized city workers get 4% pay raise, but next contract talks won't be fun, mayor says

As unionized city employees ring in the new year with a four per cent raise (which follows a 3.5 per cent hike in 2016, 3.2...

Uber users in Alberta will now know trip cost upfront

That changed as of Thursday afternoon when Uber rolled out a new feature in Calgary and Edmonton. Uber Alberta users can now enter their destination...

Calgary city council taking a pay cut in 2017

READ MORE: 3.8% pay hike for Calgary city council. The memo says council salaries will go down 2.49 per cent in the new year. Brian...

City council salaries to roll back 2.49% in 2017

Calgary city councillors will see their salaries rolled back by 2.49 per cent on Jan 1, 2017. The change is based on Statistics Canada weekly...

Calgary cycle track pilot approval means more tweaks to network for 2017

Gian-Carlo Carra aptly dubbed “wiggles” during the city's meeting on Monday, will need to be straightened out. But Thivener said they might change in conjunction...

Calgary aims to lower pedestrian injuries in 2017

Druh Farrell, the real number is much higher. “Many are not reported,” said Farrell. “They go home and find out they've broken something. It's often...

City council votes to make Calgary's controversial cycle track a permanent reality

Ray Jones voted in favour of keeping the bike lanes on Monday and against the pilot in 2014, said she's been impressed with how the...

Council votes to make Calgary's cycle tracks permanent

Not all on council supported the network, with councillors Sean Chu, Peter Demong, Joe Magliocca and Ward Sutherland voting against the motion to make the...

'We've got to reform ASIRT:' Nenshi calls for changes to police watchdog

Calgary SunThe province's police watchdog and the Alberta Police Act are in need of reform, say the mayor and a city councillor who sits on...

Calgary Naheed Nenshi echoes police calls for act, ASIRT reform

“We've got some work to do with the province,” said Nenshi. “We've got to reform ASIRT a little bit, to make sure it's more efficient,...

Calgary council set to decide future of Centre City Cycle Track Network

After more than a year of back-and-forth debate, city council is set to vote Monday whether to keep the Centre City Cycle Track Network, remove...

Change to property tax assessments could 'save taxpayers money': Sutherland

Annual property tax assessments should be scrapped in favour of three-year reviews, says one city councillor following a report showing Calgary is among the highest-levied...

Downtown cycle track metrics disputed in Manning Centre report

A new report by the Manning Centre on the downtown cycle track network says city administrators manipulated data to highlight its benefits, while downplaying safety...

Aging affordable housing gets $18M boost for repairs and renovations

Brian Pincott, who is also chair of the Calgary Housing Company, said the repair costs are higher than they should be, as funding from governments...

City of Calgary whistleblowers wont get complete anonymity: policy

Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart had questions for the city auditor about the true anonymity. Metro File. Coun. Diane Colley-Urquhart had questions for the city auditor about...

Nenshi says hosting Olympics would expedite airport transit link

A successful 2026 Olympic bid could speed up the city's long-term plans to connect the Calgary International Airport to light rail transit, Mayor Naheed Nenshi...

New core parkade welcome relief for city dominated by cars

Shane Keating, chairman of city's council's Transportation and Transit committee. “Other modes ... As Keating says, Calgary is still about choice — and while council...

City looks at changes to whistleblower policy

Calgary's existing whistleblower program extends to councillors, meaning the city auditor's office investigates any complaints to do with councillors. “That was not ideal,” said Ward...

City councillors eye tweaks to whistleblower rules

Some of the potential changes were spurred by the recent hiring of two part-time watchdogs, ethics advisor Alice Woolley and integrity commissioner Allen Sulatycky, who...

Bill Brooks: Calgary stars take to the dance floor for a good cause

Sean Chu is not only a dedicated Councillor but an impressive dancer as well evidenced by his performance at the 5th annual Dancing With the...

Councillors want to ensure business improvement areas have reliable funding

The concept spread and Calgary's first BIA was created in the early 1980s with help from Richard Pootmans, who was at the time a local...

Councillor Ray Jones demands update on CPS problems

A week after Mayor Naheed Nenshi, police chief Roger Chaffin, and Calgary Police Commission chair Howie Shikaze vowed to clean up the service after a...

Calgary councillor Jim Stevenson doesn't plan to seek re-election in 2017

Coun. Jim Stevenson says it's unlikely he will seek re-election in next fall's municipal election. Stevenson has represented Ward 3 in northeast Calgary since 2007.

councillor's about-face thwarts planned basement suite for mom

A Calgary man says he was shocked his city councillor voted against his application for a secondary suite — after there was an indication he...

City councillor 'stepping back' from ward issue to avoid conflict of interest

CBC News has learned a city councillor will not take part on any future votes regarding a matter in his ward after the city's new...

Heritage and laneway homes step towards saving history

“The key is that anytime a property is zoned for higher than the building on the site there's some financial incentive to demolish and recoup...

City prefers tunnel for Green Line LRT

On Wednesday, the committee learned about the preferred option from city staff and voted in favour of a recommendation to start acquiring land across Calgary...

Interchange at Macleod and 25th rejected as city tries to alleviate commuter woes

There are some days when it feels like you could dash into the Humpty's and grab a bite before eventually making it to the lights...

Councillor and election candidate trading barbs in Ward 11

Brian Pincott sent a letter to community associations making clear that Jeromy Farkas is not a Ward 11 representative. Farkas says he ... However Farkas...

Committee recommends that city start buying land to build Green Line LRT

On Wednesday, the committee learned about the preferred option from city staff and voted in favour of a recommendation to start acquiring land across Calgary...

Calgary councillors seek solutions as over-taxed businesses plead for help

“From every different direction somebody's coming after you with a demand for payment.” Coun. Brian Pincott thinks the city has a role to play in...

Native Centre celebrates aboriginal grads with banquet and powwow

The students are the first to graduate from a University of Calgary Faculty of Social Work program to train aboriginal social workers off campus. The...

Calgary joins worldwide movement to bring awareness to issue of elder abuse

“Every older person has the right to participate fully in our society and the right to feel safe and live free of fear of abuse,”...

Toronto Argonauts release veteran players Chad Kackert, Adrian McPherson

The Toronto Argonauts released veteran running back Chad Kackert on Wednesday. Also let go were veteran quarterback Adrian McPherson, defensive linemen Jamal Young and J.C.

Calgary Coun. Sutherland pushes no city tax increase for next year as budget battle looms

Ward is onside. Ward is in for zero. Coun. Ward Sutherland, number two on city council's finance committee, insists no city tax hike in 2017...

Calgary needs laneway housing design guidelines: Druh Farrell

Mark Erickson and Matthew Kennedy are co-owners of Studio North, a design firm based in Calgary that's carving a niche from these laneway housing projects.