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Calgary Transit

Over the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation weekend, we are adjusting our service hours. Use our trip planner to see when your bus is running.

On Saturday, Sept. 30 we will be operating buses, CTrains and On Demand on a Sunday level of service.  On Monday, Oct. 2, all services will be running normally. For more information on fares, schedules and service changes, please visit

For the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Calgary Transit has partnered up with the Indigenous Relations Office to help support and honour the healing journey of survivors and their families.

Four buses, wrapped in Orange Shirt Day colours, showcasing local Indigenous artist Kristy North Peigan, will be on-site at Fort Calgary on Saturday, Sept. 30. The buses will be used as a shuttle service between Fort Calgary, Prince’s Island Park, Shaw Millennium Park and Olympic Plaza where other community events are happening. View the shuttle bus route and schedule. Scroll to the Things to do section below for more information.


On Saturday, Sept. 30 on-street parking is free. Our Contact Centre and Impound Lot will be closed. For more information, please visit Calgary Parking.

Road construction and traffic safety
The following road closures will be in effect over the weekend:

Harvest Half Marathon – Saturday, Sept. 30 – 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

  • Midlake Rise S.E. is closed; Marathon walkers begin here at 7 a.m., runners at 7:45 a.m.
  • The right lane of northbound Sun Valley Boulevard S.E. is closed at Sikome Road S.E.
  • The right lane of northbound Sun Mills Drive S.E. is closed at Sun Valley Boulevard S.E.
  • The left lane of westbound Midlake Boulevard S.E. is closed east of Midridge Boulevard S.E.
  • Motorists are advised to watch for police on-site and are advised to use alternate routes.

Orange Shirt Day – Saturday, Sept. 30 – 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • 6 Street S.E. will be closed between 7 Avenue S.E. and 9 Avenue S.E.
  • Watch for higher than normal amounts of pedestrians and people attending the events.

CIBC Run for the Cure – Sunday, Oct. 1 – 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

  • Willow Park Drive S.E. is closed from Bonaventure Drive S.E. to Acadia Drive S.E.
  • Acadia Drive S.E. is closed from Willow Park Drive S.E. to Willingdon Boulevard S.E.
  • Willingdon Boulevard S.E. is closed between Acadia Drive and Fairmount Drive S.E.
  • Bonaventure Drive S.E. is closed north of Trico Centre to Willow Park Drive S.E.
  • Motorists are advised to watch for police on-site and are advised to use alternate routes.

Calgary Police Half Marathon – Sunday, Oct. 1 – 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • There will be restricted lanes and two-way traffic in the eastbound lanes of 50 Avenue S.W. between 19 Street S.W. and Mount Royal Gate S.W.
  • 19 Street S.W. will be closed between 50 Avenue S.W. and 58 Avenue S.W.
  • Motorists are advised to watch for police on-site and are advised to use alternate routes.

Things to do

Join us to commemorate Indian residential school victims, honour survivors and their families, and commit to acting on reconciliation.

Sept. 30, 9 – 10:30 a.m. at Fort Calgary, 750 9 Ave. S.E.

Enjoy presentations from various speakers including the Mayor, Indigenous Elders and school board representatives. The event will start with a blessing from an Elder followed followed by performances by Indigenous dancers.

For easy access to the event, a downtown shuttle bus will be available: View the shuttle bus route and schedule.

Everyone is strongly encouraged to wear orange as a sign of support and to honour the children who didn’t return from residential schools across the country.

To learn more about this event, visit

Around the house

Landfill hours
Landfill hours and locations are available on Hours for this weekend are as follows:

  East Calgary Spyhill Shepard
Saturday, Sept. 30 OPEN


7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.




7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.




7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Sunday, Oct 1 OPEN


7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.



Facility hours and closures
Calgary Recreation will have modified hours of operation, visit for more information.

Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023

Sean Chu

Sean Chu arrived in Calgary from Taiwan in 1985 speaking not a word of English, and within 7 years he was a sworn officer with the Calgary Police Service. From that point on Sean worked with the Calgary Police Service as on Officer for 21 years in a number of roles until 2013.

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