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There's an energy in Calgary that exhilarates, invigorates and motivates    

It's a place of big skies and big ideas. Nothing is etched in stone, anything is possible and everything is on the horizon.

We play as hard as we work, and together we've created a vibrant, ever-changing city that will amaze, challenge and provoke.

Our lifestyle is active, our perspective is global and our western values run deep.

There's opportunity here - to start a business, start a new life, or start an adventure. And everyone is welcome to be part of the energy.

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Calgary has the largest concentration of head
in Canada

  Calgary has the highest personal income per capita
in Canada: $56,969


Calgary has the largest concentration of small businesses in Canada

FP500 2012 Database

Conference Board of Canada, 2013
Statistics Canada, 2012

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Calgary has one of the lowest tax regimes in Canada   Calgary created 24,200 jobs in 2013, 10.8% of Canada's total
  Calgary has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Canada
Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada, 2013

Here is a listing of the highest-demand
positions in Calgary:

Journeymen trades:

    • Carpenters
    • Electricians
    • Gasfitters
    • Pipefitters
    • Insulators
    • Ironworkers
    • Steamfitters
    • Welders

Professional positions:

  • Engineers
  • Land surveyors
  • Finance
  • Professional services
  • Hotels & hospitality
  • Creative Services
  • Manufacturing


Learn more about what opportunities await:

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Living in Calgary

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Calgary has over 3,500 restaurants

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Calgary has the most sunshine of any major Canadian city

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Calgary has more than 700 festivals and cultural events each year

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Almost 30% of the 1.4 million people that live in Calgary are immigrants
  Calgary's housing is more affordable than Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Vancouver and the national average.   Calgary has 5,300 public parks, 220 communities and over 960 km of urban pathways - making it the longest system in Canada

2011 National Household Survey,
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Statistics Canada, 2012

City of Calgary

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For opportunities check out our
Action Calgary partners:

Calgary Hotel Association



ATB Financial

Calgary Herald



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