Calgary is Diverse and Multicultural
25% of Calgary is foreign born, with over 120 languages spoken
Average age of Calgarians is 35.7, making it one of the youngest major cities in Canada
In 2010, Calgary elected Canada’s first Muslim Mayor, Naheed Nenshi
At 48,000sq.ft. Calgary is home to Canada’s largest Mosque, the Baitunnur Mosque
Home of “the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth”, the city will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Calgary Stampede in 2012
Calgarians spend the most in Canada on art events and works.
These statistics are amazing and give you a sense of just how diverse this great city is! No wonder the Economist ranked us 5th best city to live in the world. We are so lucky to have so many languages, cultures and beliefs in this city. Everyone contributes to our shared experiences and makes us proud to call ourselves Calgarians! What are some of the things you love about this city ? Leave us a comment, we would love to hear your opinion.