Calgary

👥 Population: 1.3 million

🕑 Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (MST): UTC -7

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🚈 Getting around
🧭 Where to live
🏠 Temporary accommodation
🍏 Groceries
📼 Travel remotely
👩‍💻 Work space

Calgary is the largest city of the province Alberta in western Canada. Based in the Canadian praries, Calgary is consistently ranked as one of North Americas most livable cities.

Calgary's weather ranges from continental to subarctic. Warm summers and cold, dry winters. Summers are usually 17ºC on average and winters are an average of -5ºC.

Getting around

Uber available

✅  yes as well as Blacklane and local taxis

From airport

Calgary Airport

Bus/Train: With Calgary Transit it takes 30 minutes from the airport to the city. Tickets start at C$8.

Shuttle: With Calgary Allied Airport Shuttle it takes 25 minutes from the airport to the city. Tickets start at C$45.

Car rentals: Car rental options

Within

Calgary Transit

Methods: Bus, tram

Where to live

Downtown (includes East Village & Chinatown): Close to all major venues, public transportation, shopping, and lots of restaurants. Good for everyone.

Mission: Smaller, good for families. Has many restaurants & cafes.

Beltline/17th Street: Many bars and nightclubs.

Hillhurst/Kensington Village: Popular neighbourhood, has many restaurants and quaint shops. Good for everyone.

Temporary accommodation

Airbnb

Website

A 1 bedroom place typically costs between C$1,000 and C$2,200 per month.

A 2 bedroom place typically costs between C$1,100 and C$3,000 per month.

Groceries

Markets

Calgary Farmers Market

Crossroads Market

Hillhurst Sunnyside Market

Supermarkets

Real Canadian Superstore's website only works with in Canada, so use a VPN to access the website.

Calgary co-op

Real Canadian Superstore

Walmart

Convenience stores

7-Eleven

Travel remotely

Work space

To get you started quickly, we focused on picking one, cool, unique, and comfortable coworking space per location. Prices are for a desk in a shared space, for every day use. Expect dedicated spaces to cost more.

Coworking space

Seventy 70

Prices are from C$300 per month.