Park Cart Smart

When you set out your blue, green, and black carts properly, you’re helping to ensure safe and efficient operation of The City’s waste...

Be YardSmart

Did you know? Calgaryʼs drinking water is supplied by the Bow and Elbow watersheds, which face many pressures, including a changing climate and...

Celebrate World Bee Day on May 20, 2022

In 2019, Calgary was declared Canadaʼs 36th Bee City. This designation highlights The City of Calgaryʼs commitment to providing habitat and resources for...

Let The Dogs Run Free: Map Shows Off-Leash Areas in the City

As the weather warms up, itʼs the perfect time to get outside with your four-legged friend. Calgary has 157 public off-leash areas with...

Navigating Calgary’s Ring Road

As a growing city and one that moves, Calgary’s Ring Road makes our road network better and provides more options to get around...

Water Your Trees, Shrubs, and Flowers with a Rain Barrel

Did you know, watering your yard can account for 30 to 40 percent of your annual water use? With changing weather patterns in...

Digital Service Squad Program Aims to Give Small Businesses an Online Boost

The City of Calgary has launched the Digital Service Squad program to provide free support, helping small businesses succeed in the online world.The...
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Disc Golf: Fun for All Ages

Disc golf is a popular year-round outdoor activity. It’s low cost, fun, easy to learn and can be played by all ages and...
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Understanding Rights-of-Way and Your Property

Did you know that part of your yard is made up of rights-of-way, and your property line doesn’t begin at the edge of...
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How Much Do Water Leaks Really Cost Us?

As a part of your home maintenance, don’t forget to check your taps, hot water heater, water softener, and especially toilets for leaks....
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Weekly Green Cart Returns End of April

Weekly green cart pickup returns the last week of April. Check your schedule at calgary.ca/collection and sign up for reminders, including email, phone,...

Keeping Storm Drains Clear This Spring

Storm drains (or catch basins) are the main way stormwater gets into our underground pipes, or rather our stormwater management system. There are...