What is Calgary known for?

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and World Cities Research Network date January 13, 2014 accessdate 2014-02-20 Also, Calgary was one of the top 200 cities worldwide, by the Brookings Institution, that had a top performing local economy for 2011. The city was ranked first nationally, and 51st in the world, in that aspect. commons:Calgary

record speed

Essent ISU Worldcup held at the Olympic Oval, Groves set a world record on December 6, 2009, at the team pursuit with teammates Christine Nesbitt and Brittany Schussler with a time of two minutes 55.79 seconds. http: worldcupwatch sport ss newsid 21658.html#canada+sets+world+record+speed+skating+pursuit '''Amy Nixon''' (born September 29, 1977) is a Canadian curler (curling). At the age of four she moved with her family to Regina

comedy gold

-TV Toronto One , local television station in located in Toronto; and three digital television specialty channels: MTV Canada (now MTV2 (MTV2 (Canada))), MTV2 (now Juicebox (Juicebox (TV channel))) and TV Land Canada (now Comedy Gold (Comedy Gold (TV channel))). * A-Channel (A-Channel (Craig Media)) (now Citytv) ** CKAL (CKAL-TV) - Calgary, Alberta ** CKEM (CKEM-TV) - Edmonton, Alberta Cultivation and uses Bur oak makes an outstanding ornamental tree

business unique

, and business. Unique collections in the archives include catalogs, cookbooks, records of land sales by the Canadian Pacific Railway, maps, school yearbooks, extensive genealogical resources, and an excellent collection of resources for the study of Métis genealogy. Location The Siksika Nation reserve, Siksika 146 is located one hour's drive east of the city of Calgary, and three kilometres south of the Trans Canada Highway #1. The administrative and business district are strategically located adjacent to the Town of Gleichen (Gleichen, Alberta) to accommodate visitor traffic. '''Ian Willoughby Bazalgette''', VC (Victoria Cross), DFC (Distinguished Flying Cross (UK)) (19 October 1918 – 4 August 1944) was born in Calgary, Alberta and while serving in the Royal Air Force was awarded the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British (United Kingdom) and Commonwealth (Commonwealth of Nations) forces. birth_date commons:Calgary

play voice

the voice of Muay Thai on TSN (The Sports Network), host of the legendary Stampede Wrestling TV show in Calgary and the play-by-play voice of PRIDE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIPS pay per view telecasts from Japan. He currently serves as the host of the MMA Show on The Score Television Network and play by play announcer for Strike Force. The Fight Show delivers the latest news in Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing and Pro-Wrestling; Interviews, Special Features, the fight game's best

running fast

-Thurs, 10:30AM-1:30 AM Fri-Sat, 10:30AM-11:00PM Sun price content This is the original location of one of the longest-running fast food institutions in Calgary (opened 1958). Chicken On The Way delivers wonderful deep-fried chicken, french fries and corn fritters, at a fair price. This is an old-school joint; no frills, nothing fancy, and none of that new-fangled low-fat junk. The dining space here is two picnic tables next to busy 14th St. But it's still hands-down the best fried chicken

winning team

the 1989 Stanley Cup (1989 Stanley Cup Finals)-winning team – Joel Otto, and Colin Patterson (Colin Patterson (ice hockey)). Jamie Macoun used to live in the neighbourhood, but eventually moved away. ref>

team spirit url http: Slam Hockey NHL Calgary 2006 10 10 pf-1992532.html accessdate 2010-04-05 date 2006-10-10 publisher Canadian Online Explorer author Randy Sportak After finishing his NHL career in Vancouver, he returned to Calgary, where he has lived in the same neighbourhood as two of his Flames teammates from the 1989 Stanley Cup (1989 Stanley Cup Finals)-winning team – Joel Otto, and Colin Patterson (Colin Patterson (ice hockey)). Jamie

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population social

sharing a common border with the City of Calgary of more than 15 kilometers and enveloping an agglomerate population of more than 60,000 people it has never been considered a part of the Calgary Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) (Calgary Region) by Statistics Canada. However, with membership in a regional metropolitan economic association, this Municipal District and its enclosed towns are generally accepted as constituent population, social and economic components of the Calgary Region Greater

international taking

. Calgary Springbank Airport, Canada's eleventh busiest, serves as a reliever for the Calgary International taking the general aviation traffic and is also a base for aerial firefighting aircraft. Calgary's presence on the Trans-Canada Highway and the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) mainline (which includes the CPR Alyth Yard) also make it an important hub for freight. The Rocky Mountaineer and Royal Canadian Pacific operates railtour service


leader_title4 MLAs (Legislative Assembly of Alberta) leader_name4 title List of MLAs frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 Moe Amery 2 Manmeet Bhullar 3 Neil Brown (Neil Brown (Canadian politician)) 4 Wayne Cao 5 Christine Cusanelli 6 Alana DeLong 7 Jonathan Denis 8 Gordon Dirks 9 Mike Ellis (Mike Ellis (Canadian politician)) 10 Kyle Fawcett 11 Heather Forsyth 12 Rick Fraser (Rick Fraser (politician)) 13 Yvonne Fritz 14 Kent Hehr 15 Sandra Jansen 16 Linda Johnson (Linda Johnson (politician)) 17 Darshan Kang 18 Donna Kennedy-Glans 19 Jason Luan 20 Ric McIver 21 Jim Prentice 22 Dave Rodney 23 David Swann 24 Jeff Wilson (Jeff Wilson (politician)) 25 Teresa Woo-Paw established_title Established established_date 1875 established_title2 Incorporated   - Town (List of towns in Alberta)  established_date2 November 7, 1884 established_title3  - City (List of cities in Alberta) established_date3 January 1, 1894 area_magnitude unit_pref area_footnotes  (2011) area_total_km2 825.29 area_metro_km2 5107.55 area_urban_km2 704.51 population_as_of 2011 population_footnotes population_total 1096833 (3rd (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population)) population_density_km2 1329.0 population_metro 1214839 (5th (List of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in Canada)) population_density_metro_km2 237.9 population_urban 1095404 population_density_urban_km2 1554.8 population_demonym Calgarian population_blank1_title Municipal census (Municipal census in Canada) (2014 (Alberta municipal censuses, 2014)) population_blank1 1195194 blank_name_sec2 GDP blank_info_sec2 US$ (American dollar) 97.9 billion blank1_name_sec2 GDP per capita blank1_info_sec2 US$ 69,826 timezone MST (Mountain Time Zone) utc_offset −7 timezone_DST MDT utc_offset_DST −6 latd 51 latm 03 latNS N longd 114 longm 04 longEW W coordinates_display title elevation_footnotes elevation_m 1045 postal_code_type Postal code span postal_code T1Y to T3R (List of T postal codes of Canada) area_code 403 (Area code 403), 587 (Area code 587) website footnotes


The economy of Calgary includes activity in the energy, financial services, film and television, transportation and logistics, technology, manufacturing, aerospace, health and wellness, retail, and tourism sectors. http: industries The Calgary CMA is home to the second-most corporate head offices in Canada among the country's 800 largest corporations.

Calgary anchors the south end of what Statistics Canada defines as the "Calgary–Edmonton Corridor".

In 1988, Calgary became the first Canadian city to host the Olympic Winter Games (1988 Winter Olympics).

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