Canada's most livable city*

Place is not just the environment we live in, but also our overall quality of life. Creating conditions that enhance livability will support how well we attract new talent and businesses. Calgary has put a focus on creating a premier living environment; safe communities, being a global centre for business, arts, culture and recreation, and being a city that welcomes people. A city that offers these elements will be a city that attracts talent, fosters innovation and is a leader in economic growth. By becoming Canada’s most livable city, we offer people a better quality of life.

 *Economist Intelligence Unit, 2009-2019

Digital transformation in place

After years of population growth, Calgary is the third most ethnically diverse city in Canada. Our downtown is filled with modern and innovative architecture, while also offering low congestion levels and award-winning community projects. Our city continues to grow and improve each day.

  • Top 5 Ecosystem

    Startup Genome ranks Calgary a Top 5 Ecosystem for connectedness among 50 cities globally

  • 5th Best City

    Calgary is ranked the 5th best city to live in the world (Economist Intelligence Unit, 2009-2019)

  • Building new ideas

    Platform Calgary Innovation Centre cultivates community near Calgary’s Central Library


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