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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.

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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