About Calgary & the Rocky Mountains
Calgary is a vibrant multicultural city 1 hour east of the majestic Canadian Rocky Mountains. With a population quickly approaching 1 million, Calgary has all the offerings of a large city while retaining a strong sense of community spirit.
Calgary offers many of the amenities one would expect in a city of its size including a thriving arts and culture community, world class accommodation, professional sports, excellent post secondary institutions including the world renowned University of Calgary, as well as wonderful shopping and dining.
The largest city in Alberta and the fastest growing major city in Canada, Calgary is the centre of Canada's oil and natural gas industries.
Home of the famed Calgary Stampede Rodeo, Calgary is close to many outdoor activities and tourist attractions as well as Banff and Lake Louise.