Yearly Archives: 2014

War memorial defaced as vandals target Kensington

A Calgary artist whose mural has repeatedly been targeted by vandals isn’t sure he has the will to rework the damaged artwork. Daniel J. Kirk returned from working on a public art project in Fort McMurray this week to find…

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New penalty for teens caught painting graffiti in Calgary: Art class

Calgary teenagers caught spraying graffiti will now be given an ultimatum: a $1,000 fine, or a weekly arts program. Calgary police are launching a two-year pilot project next week through the Boys and Girls Clubs of Calgary. Up the Wall…

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311 App accepts Graffiti Complaints

The City of Calgary has mobilized its service requests. We expanded our 311 services through 311 Calgary mobile app. With the App, you can connect with The City anytime, anywhere. Using the 311 Calgary mobile app to submit a service…

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The art of a criminal act: Police, artists at odds on graffiti

The building is quiet, cold, abandoned. Two street artists from the Calgary area have been scoping the place out for a week, long enough to be confident they can hang out here for hours unnoticed. If police come, there are…

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Cleaning Up Graffiti – CTV News Report

According to City of Calgary statistics more buildings, both homes and  businesses, are being tagged by graffiti artists. Martin Onon manages an apartment block in the Beltline for the past five  years.  His biggest problem isn’t chasing tenants for late…

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Partners in Crime Prevention Workshop Series – Managing Graffiti

The Partners in Crime Prevention Workshop series is geared towards helping both community association volunteers and area residents learn valuable inforamtion about crime prevention and safety topics relevant to their community. Managing Graffiti Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014 7:00pm to…

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