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About Alberta 

Located in western Canada, the province of Alberta is bordered by the Canadian Rocky Mountains to the west and vast prairies and badlands to the east. To the north lie the Northwest Territories. The state of Montana is our nearest southern neighbour in the United States with which we share an international peace park (Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park).*

For more information about our beautiful province, check out the Government of Alberta's website here: https://www.alberta.ca/about-alberta.aspx

Welcome to Calgary!

About Calgary

Are you new to Calgary? Or do you know someone who is new to our city?

Calgary is the fourth most common destination for newcomers to Canada. Each year newcomers from around the globe choose our city as their new home. Their diverse cultures and communities have helped create Calgary’s identity.

Whether you’re from Winnipeg or China, Toronto or India, we provide a number of services to help newcomers feel welcome and settle into their new home.

 

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Welcome to Airdrie!

About Airdrie

We've often heard there is something about Airdrie, that only the people from Airdrie can understand, that which makes the city a great place to visit. 

A stop at the Nose Creek Valley Museum might hint toward our history, where early settlers founded a stopping point for the stream trains to take on a drink of the fresh Nose Creek waters, or a historic connection to our sister city in Scotland might depict a kings naming over Airdrie's high elevations. Whether you perceive it as a 'small town feel' or 'small city attitude'; Airdrie is filled with rustic charm and authentic appeal, farm fresh experiences, innovative technologies, urban design, neighbourly sentiment and family focused events that draws visitors in. For the city slicker, Airdrie often refers to its pioneer spirit; the sense of opportunity, entreprenueralism, building a strong and prosperous future.

Airdrie is a young and dynamic city, thriving in economic opportunity and bundled with every day amenities, where modern influence meets the spirit of the past

The City of Airdrie, with a population of 70,594, is located 10 minutes north of Calgary. That's only a quick 20min drive from the Calgary International Airport, offering a wide range of accommodations, dining establishments, attractions and experiences with both a small town feel and big city amenities.

Airdrie's location is ideal for the Alberta experience traveller. With an open, accessible and central position, making Airdrie your home base allows quick commutes to some of our nearby provincial attractions. A full list of attractions and distance can be found here.

Our genuine hospitality, cozy and world-recognized friendly disposition, makes Airdrie the ideal host for your next visit.

 

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Welcome to Canmore!

About Canmore

The Town of Canmore is one of the most beautiful places in all of Canada to live, work and play! Opening out across the floor of the Bow River Valley and flanked on all sides by the front ranges of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Canmore offers the best of all possible worlds. Beginning with an enviable geographic location approximately an hour and a half from downtown Calgary and five minutes from Banff National Park east gate, Canmore offers not only a spectacular location but unequalled outdoor recreational opportunities, great food, and great shopping in the heart of some of the world's most breathtaking scenery.

Canmore enjoys a singular relationship with its surroundings. Throughout its transition from humble working class beginnings to its current eclectic mix, Canmore has managed to retain its small town, wilderness flavour. In spite of unprecedented growth it has integrated this with some of the best dining and shopping in western Canada. Canmore is home to a community whose vision is based on the conviction that environmental sensitivity and economic sustainability can be reconciled.

Canmore is minutes away from Banff National ParkKananaskis Country and Bow Valley Provincial Parks, five world-renowned ski resorts, and six breath-taking golf courses. With an international airport just 1.5 hours away, Canmore has a myriad of opportunities to offer adventurous locals and visitors alike.

The town centre elevation is 1309 metres (4296 Feet) with surrounding summits reaching heights of 2936 metres (9,633 feet). The Bow River flows through the heart of town connecting residents to a network of wildlife corridors and trails. This unique geography supports an abundance of local wildlife and wildflowers and provides endless opportunities to experience nature at her best in and around town.

Capitalizing on opportunities presented by the 1988 Winter Olympics the residents of Canmore turned a small mining town with a once uncertain future into an international tourist destination earning a reputation for excellence and innovation. Our youthful, energetic and well-educated population values a vigorous, outdoor adventure lifestyle; a lifestyle that supports and encourages an entrepreneurial spirit. This compelling combination has made Canmore one of the fastest-growing and most desirable communities in Canada.

Keenly aware of the fine balance between economic growth and environmental stewardship, our community seeks to support businesses that take advantage of our incredible location while producing minimal environmental impact. Our future lies in the intellectual and creative wealth coming to the community from all over the world. There are strong growth opportunities in recreational tourism and the health and wellness sector. Opportunities that honour our past, sustain our tourism links and at the same time attract  new, collaborative innovation will provide a greater spectrum of employment opportunities and most importantly, will preserve our key asset: the natural environment. Welcome to Canmore.  We call it home.  

 

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Welcome to Cochrane! 

About Cochrane

Expect hospitality and friendly smiles from residents and business owners alike. Residents maintain a strong sense of community and an appreciation of the natural beauty that graces Cochrane.

Western heritage charm of First Street and downtown area and the magnificent views of the Foothills and Rocky Mountains from just about anywhere in town. Cochrane combines modern physical and technological infrastructure, small town ambiance and an incredible natural setting to create an unparalleled experience.

Adventure seekers will find endless opportunity in this outdoor paradise, from hang gliding to rafting, hiking and horseback riding (with real cowboys). Those seeking peace and serenity will enjoy the magnificent vistas, incredible sunsets, walks along the Bow River and intimate conversations in Cochrane’s eclectic coffee shops.

With over a century of history, Cochrane has always been a desirable location to put down roots. Although much has changed since the days of the original CP Rail Station, stone quarry and brick plants, the entrepreneurial spirit and handshake hospitality of Cochrane remains true to its western heritage.

Despite recent growth, Cochrane is committed to sustaining the friendly, small-town charm that has made it a community of choice for many families and professionals relocating in or to the Calgary region. Check out just a few of the many reasons why you will love the Town of Cochrane!

 

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Welcome to Okotoks!

About Okotoks

Okotoks is a beautiful community located 15 minutes from south Calgary and in a thriving trade zone encompassing businesses from all around southern Alberta. 

Home to over 28,000 residents, Okotoks has experienced an impressive level of growth in recent years and boasts a population increase of nearly 30% since 2008. Recognized for its entrepreneurial spirit and the ease of running a business there, Okotoks was awarded the #6 spot on the list of Canada's Most Entrepreneurial Cities in 2015 by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.

Not only a leader in business and entrepreneurship, the Town of Okotoks also benefits from having a thriving arts and music scene, along with an impressive line-up of recreation facilities. 

The Town of Okotoks is also well-known for its sustainability efforts. An innovator in its establishment of growth targets linked to infrastructure development and environmental carrying capacity, it is now pursuing a plan of continued managed growth for the foreseeable future. 

  

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Welcome to Bragg Creek!

About Bragg Creek

Situated in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Bragg Creek is a charming hamlet retaining all the quaint character of the past. Just a 30 minute drive from Calgary, close to the junctions of Highways 8 and 22, it’s a community of artists, ranchers, local businesses and commuters existing in harmony with the beauty of nature. The area attracts many visitors, from hikers and bikers to those seeking culture in the unique shops and restaurants. You won’t find big-box stores in Bragg Creek. Instead, you might find the occasional horse hitched up outside the local supermarket, a music or arts event, and crafts to buy from local artisans. The restful atmosphere, physical beauty, old log buildings and shopping centres are a magnet for a true diversity of residents and visitors.

Bragg Creek is well known as the gateway to Kananaskis Country, and many choose to take a picnic lunch to nearby Elbow Falls or one of the other beautiful leisure areas off Highway 66. West Bragg Creek Trails has over 152km of trails for hikers, bikers, horseback riders and skiers these trails crisscross the thick, wildlife-filled forest and open alpine meadows of the area. A section of  The Great Trail runs through Bragg Creek, part of a 14,864 mile trail system running across Canada.  Thrill seekers can try off-roading at the McLean Creek Provincial Recreation Area, while those looking for relaxation can simply admire the mountain views.

As residents and local business owners we are proud of where we live and invite you to enjoy it as much as we do.

 

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Welcome to Red Deer!

About Red Deer

Red Deer is located in Central Alberta, midway between the major cities of Edmonton and Calgary. Alberta’s busiest highway, The Queen Elizabeth II (QE II) Highway, runs through the region and connects Red Deer to Edmonton and Calgary. The term “Red Deer Corridor” is often used to describe the Red Deer area and the communities along the QE II Highway.

Our Economy

The Red Deer area has one of the fastest growing economies in North America and is consistently ranked as a prime location for doing business. This economic growth has created many job opportunities in our region.

Our economy is based on the oil and gas industry, agriculture, manufacturing, tourism, petrochemicals, and transportation. Learn more about Red Deer's Economic Profile.

Population

The Red Deer area is made up of the city of Red Deer and the towns surrounding the city in Red Deer County. Most of this population is concentrated in the city of Red Deer which is Alberta’s fourth largest city.

Getting Around Red Deer

Red Deer offers public transit, trails and pathways and an efficient road system. The Red Deer regional airport, and several bus lines offer transportation to and from our city.

 

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