A city with a limitless future and endless opportunities

Calgary is the place where bright minds and big ideas come together with an unmatched spirit to help solve global challenges. Like the mountains that surround us, big things are happening here. In Calgary, the possibilities are everywhere. What’s in the water in Calgary is a signature entrepreneurial spirit, a supportive business environment with some of the most affordable Class A downtown office space in North America, and an enviable lifestyle with a Rocky Mountain playground just one hour’s drive away. It’s no wonder Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Calgary as one of the top 10 most livable cities in the world.

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Economy snapshot

  • Lowest Corporate Income Tax Rate

    At 8%, Alberta has the lowest corporate income tax rate in Canada.

  • One of the Most Livable cities

    Calgary is one of the Top 10 most livable cities in the world.
    Source: Economist Intelligence Unit, 2024

  • 5G Ready + Connected City

    Calgary is 5G-ready with carrier-agnostic dark fibre networks.


Calgary is the 3rd most diverse city in Canada with 165 languages spoken.
Source: Statistics Canada, Census 2021


Housing is affordable with the median price of a single-family detached home at $688,100 CAD.
Source: Canada Real Estate Association (CREA), 2024


A digital transformation is happening across all of Calgary’s industries. Our digital transformation spend is projected to grow by 13% from 2021 to 2024, representing $7.5 billion (in spending by Calgary businesses). Calgary is driving towards the next generation of a sustainable, inclusive and resilient innovation ecosystem. From fueling and feeding to healing and moving, Calgary has a long-established innovation ecosystem that’s attracting international investment.

Calgary Tech Stories

Calgary's game-changers, innovators and visionaries are putting our city on the map for solving the world's greatest challenges — right here.

Where is Calgary

Calgary is connected to everything — connecting over 18 million people per year to over 140 destinations globally. Canada’s sunniest and most liveable city is home to 1.5 M people in the Calgary Metropolitan Area (CMA) and is conveniently located within a 60-minute drive to Banff and the Rocky Mountains and a one-hour flight to Vancouver, Seattle and the Pacific Ocean.

A vibrant, multicultural city of 1.5 million people, Calgary’s strengths are rooted in our values - innovative, entrepreneurial, and inclusive. Home to diverse industries, we are a city that embraces change and change-makers. Whether it's feeding, fueling, healing, or moving, Calgary is helping solve the world's problems through the adoption of transformative technologies. For any company embracing digital transformation, Calgary is the ideal city to grow your business.

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