Calgary has one of the most affordable housing markets among major Canadian cities. It is a great place to own a condo or home and still live comfortably.
2. The Mountains Are Calling!
Calgary is about 1 hour from the Rocky Mountains where you can hike, camp, ski, canoe and bask in the beautiful scenery. Check out Banff National Park for some amazing year-round activities!
3. Clean Streets
Calgary was ranked the cleanest city in the world by Forbes magazine. From the green spaces throughout, to recycling and waste management initiatives, the city boasts a cleaner environment for everyone.
4. Hello Sunshine!
In Calgary there are an average of 333 days of sunshine per year! Even with cold temperatures, you can still get some vitamin D!
5. Tax Advantage
Albertans pay the lowest overall taxes compared to other provinces. That means no provincial sales tax, no land transfer tax and no health premium!
6. World Class City
According to the Global Liveability Index, Calgary is the 3rd best place to live in the world! Its unique events and gorgeous scenery have kept it in the top 5 for years. Calgary is also home to world class education, infrastructure and health care!
7. The Energy!
Calgary’s slogan is “Be Part of the Energy”. It is a young, diverse and vibrant place to settle in.
8. Growth Landscape
Home to more than 700 startups and corporate head offices, Calgary is an attractive market for strong investment. The city also has the highest average wage for employees in Canada.
9. Parks and Paths
Calgary boasts over 900 kilometres of paved pathways that connect you to beautiful natural spaces and communities. Some notable places to check out are Princess Island Park, Fish Creek Park, Confederation Park. If you like bike riding, Calgary is also home to one of the largest bikeway networks in North America.