University of Calgary

Local Research & Industry

Submitted by admin on Tue, 06/26/2007 - 11:55.

The city of Calgary is home to the second largest concentration of head offices in Canada. Business in Calgary is at an all time high with over 3,500 businesses operating in the downtown core alone, and the city now produces over $37 billion in goods and services annually. The Calgary region is also the national leader in employment growth, with one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country. Calgary is the youngest city in Canada with an average age of 34. In addition, Calgarians have the highest average personal income in Canada. Major industry sectors in Calgary continue to include Oil and Gas, Wireless/Telecom, Geomatics and Information Technology. For more information, visit the Calgary Economic Development website.

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