Caution | Mandatory Outdoor Water Restrictions

Due to continued dry conditions, mandatory Stage 1 Outdoor Water Restrictions are in place until further notice.

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Service plans and budgets

Our service plans and budgets

Providing Calgarians with world-class City services every day

Ranked as the third most livable city in the world by The Economist in 2022, Calgary has the second lowest cost of living of any major city in Canada, and we are proud to be an amazing place to make a living and to make a life.

Quick facts

100 corporate head office, most per capita of any Canadian city

700 startups, many in tech

Highest GDP per capita of major Canadian cities

Most rapid transit service per million residents of any major Canadian city

Third most diverse metropolitan area in Canada

Extremely high satisfaction with level and quality of services and programs

Over 5,600 parks and open spaces, including 100+ dog parks and 1,000 playgrounds

1,000 kilometres of pathways

Explore our 2023-2026 service plans and budgets