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Calgary is the city of choice for the world’s best entrepreneurs. We embrace technology to solve the world’s greatest challenges: cleaner energy, safe and secure food, efficient movement of goods and people, and better health solutions.


The economic strategy built by our community for our community proved to be the right strategy in 2020 among a fast-changing economy and digital transformation. 

2020 Update

A Community-Created Strategy

Calgary in the New Economy, our community’s economic strategy, was guided by the community’s top CEOs and community leaders representing a variety of industries, post-secondary institutions and municipal agencies. Insights were also gathered from community stakeholders and citizens. The Strategy is our city’s plan to support economic competitiveness, embrace shared prosperity and build a strong Calgary.

The implementation of Calgary in the New Economy puts the foundations in place to create sustained prosperity.

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Key Pillars

Calgary saw significant advances in each of the strategy’s four areas of focus: Talent, Innovation, Business Environment, and Place. Examples of progress in 2019 include:

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