Moving to Calgary

Moving to Calgary

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Welcome to the Moving to Calgary home page. Our focus is on providing objective information to assist you in moving to Calgary, Alberta.

Whether you’re looking for accommodation, things to do, or tips to help you settle in, we have a wide range of resources for anyone moving to Calgary.

A combination of wild-west landscape, urban sprawl, and downtown commercialism has made Calgary the largest city in Alberta. Its population is slightly larger than that of Edmonton.

Many oil companies have their headquarters in Calgary. Much of the city’s highly-educated workforce have jobs in the energy industry.

Moving to Calgary is a good choice for anybody hoping to begin or continue a career. You’re in extra luck if you want to work in construction, engineering, agriculture, high-tech, or energy.

We want to get you both prepared and excited for your big move! For those already in Calgary, our information will help you get settled.

This content has been kindly shared by those who have taken these steps before you, so feel free to share your experience on moving to Calgary with us as you go through the process.

Any ideas about adding to our Calgary section? Contact us at — we’re here to help! And to search for apartments for rent in Calgary, visit

Moving to Calgary from abroad?

We highly recommend you keep up-to-date with latest immigration developments. As anyone will tell you, changes happen regularly that can affect your move.

You can do this by downloading our Getting Started Guide. This gives you our free immigration and settlement guide, which will opt you in for free, relevant updates into your inbox.

Deirdre HalfertyDeirdre Halferty

I came to Calgary from Derry 30 years ago and planned to stay for three years! Anything you want to know about living in Calgary and area, I can tell you.

I promise to provide the most professional, ethical and informed real estate services in the industry. My most important assets are honesty and integrity, whereby my clients become my friends.

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