Baconfest
Jan06

Baconfest

The brain-child of Planning, Development & Assessment General Manager Rollin Stanley, Baconfest was originally intended as one-time film festival in 2014 to celebrate a short film series created by Ed Bacon. The event was so well received by Calgarians that it became an annual film festival celebrating and exploring urbanism in all its forms.

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Cubicle Cast Christmas
Dec15

Cubicle Cast Christmas

Another fun filled Cubicle Cast! This time our hosts were shrunk to elf size and placed in locations around the Municipal Building. Since the set used was so small we were not able to film them head to toe and improvised some fun new pants for them to wear.

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Drawings restored from 1912
Nov24

Drawings restored from 1912

Two 1912 technical drawings of proposed bridges across the Bow River at Centre Street in the Corporate Archives collection have recently been restored, thanks to a grant from the Alberta Historical Resources Foundation through the Archives Society of Alberta. Both drawings were in poor condition, requiring conservation work to repair tears and clean and flatten the images.

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Snow Clearing featuring “The Wille”
Nov24

Snow Clearing featuring “The Wille”

City crews use a variety of machines to maintain roads throughout winter and keeping Calgarians driving safe. Take a closer look at the Wille, a unique piece of equipment used for clearing the cycle tracks after it snows.  

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Four-car train service
Nov13

Four-car train service

Calgary Transit is announced it is launching four-car CTrain service ahead of schedule.  

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United Way Shaker
Nov01

United Way Shaker

This was a templated promotion in support of the United Way Shaker, organized by the Senior Executive Association.

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The Hockey Parents’ Party
Nov01

The Hockey Parents’ Party

This fun promotional spot is in support of the Hockey Parents’ Party.   It hypes a get together for parents in the same way a sports network would promote a major hockey game. Part of the idea behind this and other collateral for the event was to celebrate the parents and coaches in a fun way that honours their commitment to community hockey.

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Pulling a bus for United Way
Oct29

Pulling a bus for United Way

On Oct. 29, teams from several City of Calgary business units competed to pull a 13-ton bus across the finish line in the fastest time. The bus pull event, which promises to be a lot of fun, is being held in support of the Civic Employees United Way Campaign. Teams of 10 competed to pull 40-foot, 13-ton buses 100 feet in the fastest time.

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