Calgary extends music hours for Stampede party tents until 2 a.m.

July 3 2019 7:18pm The city has decided to allow Calgary Stampede party tents to play music past midnight if they want to apply. While party tent owners are thrilled, some patio owners are fuming. Carolyn Kury de Castillo reports.…

Decision expected Wednesday on extended Stampede patio music hours

It’s expected city administrators will decide on Wednesday if bars will be able to play music on their patios past midnight during the 2019 Calgary Stampede. Story continues below The discussion comes after Cowboys Dance Hall was given the go-ahead…

Why Calgary might close Richmond Green Golf Course

The City of Calgary is looking at shutting down one of its municipal golf courses. On Monday, councillors will discuss a notice of motion that asks for the closure of the Richmond Green Golf Course after the end of the…

Calgary city council votes against small business grant program

There will not be a safety net for any Calgary businesses facing property tax increases this year. As tax bills arrived in the mail to property owners, city council voted 12-3 vote Monday to scrap the idea of a small…

Opinions clash on Calgary flood mitigation berms

The City of Calgary’s utilities and corporate services committee received its annual flood resiliency update on Wednesday. The committee heard details of the work that’s taking place to protect and mitigate the impacts of a 2013 flood. An expert panel…

Victoria mayor coming to tour Alberta oilsands with ‘open mind’

Two months before the Victoria mayor comes to northern Alberta’s oilsands, Lisa Helps’ goal in her visit to her neighbouring province is “to learn.” “I have a responsibility to keep an open mind,” mayor Helps told The Morning News on…

Victoria mayor to tour Alberta oilsands project

The Mayor of Victoria has taken up an invitation from a member of Calgary city council to visit the oil sands near Fort McMurray at the end of April. Ward 1 Coun. Ward Sutherland had gone on social media and…

Finance minister not happy with federal money for 2026 Calgary Olympic bid

Sat, Oct 27: Alberta’s finance minister and calgary city councillors are reacting to news that the federal government will contribute 1.75 billion dollars to Calgary’s efforts to host the 2026 Winter Olympic Games — but only if the province and…