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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
offices
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

 
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For opportunities check out our
Action Calgary partners:




Calgary Hotel Association




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ATB Financial


Calgary Herald


CTV


CTV


DMG events


Kiewit


Pattison

Suncor

 

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