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Rocky Mountains Calgary Attractions Shopping Districts Travel to Emerson Travel in Calgary Alberta Education Housing Market
The City at a Glance
Calgary is an attractive and vibrant city located on the banks of the Bow River and close to Alberta's beautiful Rocky Mountains. Calgary is the largest city in Alberta (over one million) and the third largest city, by population, in Canada. Calgary is located within the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. The city covers a land area of 721 km2, exceeding the land areas of both Toronto and New York City. There are two major rivers that run through the city. The Bow River is the largest and flows from the west to the south. The Elbow River flows northwards from the south until it converges with the Bow River near downtown. Since the climate of the area is generally dry, dense vegetation occurs only in the river valleys and within Fish Creek Provincial Park, the largest urban park in Canada. Although Calgary's winters can be extremely cold, Environment Canada still ranks Calgary as having the third most temperate climate in the country (of major cities) after Victoria and Vancouver. This is due in large part to the dry Chinook winds that regularly blow into the city from the Pacific Ocean during the winter months. These winds have been known to raise the winter temperature by up to 20°C in just a few hours, and may last several days or even weeks. On average, the temperature ranges from a daily minimum of −15°C in January to a daily maximum of 23°C in July and August. Visit http://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Calgary for more information on the history, current events, and attractions of the city of Calgary.
Special points of interest: • Visit the City of Calgary web site for information on city living, business, and travel. • MaxWell Canyon Creek Realty, Matt Oakes and Sam Stevenson can help you find your new home. • Canada’s Welcome Wagon welcomes you. Visit their web site for a free greeting basket. http://www.welcomewagon.ca/ en/. • Attend the greatest outdoor show on earth, the Calgary Stampede. • Shop at Deerfoot Meadows outdoor shopping center, close to the Calgary Emerson office.
Calgary is one of Canada's most diverse cities; a modern cosmopolitan city that still retains its traditional culture of hotel saloons, western bars, night clubs, and hockey. As a ethnically diverse city, Calgary has a number of major multi-cultural areas. It has one of the largest Chinatowns in Canada, as well as a burgeoning “Little Italy” in the Bridgeland neighborhood. While the city continues to embrace suburbanism, there are a wide variety of alternatives in the inner city. Central districts such as 17th Avenue, Kensington, Inglewood, Marda Loop, and the Mission District are popular for their nightlife and cultural venues. Calgary has a unique identity. Maintaining its western heritage, Calgary is often known as "Cowtown". Recently, Calgary has also become one of Canada's most cosmopolitan cities, evolving into a major cultural center.
taking full advantage of the natural geography of the area. It spans from 1st Street SE to 4th Street SW. Eaton Center/TD Square/Scotia center is a large indoor shopping area within the buildings in the downtown core. rock climbing. funky shops. For our sports fans. There’s more:
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Calgary Exhibition and Stampede Chinese Cultural Centre Calgary Tower Calgary Zoo and Botanical Garden Canada Olympic Park Devonian Gardens Glenbow Museum Prince’s Island Park Talisman Center Triangle Art Gallery
Shopping and Restaurant Districts
Calgary has numerous shopping and restaurant districts. a picturesque mountain park on the “There are a wealth of travel U.” tain range. making way in the north. Kananaskis Country and Canmore in the south. bars. and wilderness camping are just a few of the many recreational opportunities available to visitors of Alberta's Rockies. theatrical. Calgary is home to the Calgary Flames hockey team and the Stampeders football team. The small. and Eau Claire Festival Market offer a children's play area. Stephen Avenue Walk is Calgary's only outdoor pedestrian mall. with their small gift shops. the Calgary Stampede. Here’s a few. and is home to the world famous Alberta Ballet and Calgary Opera. there are a wealth of travel experiexperiences to be enjoyed in ences to be enjoyed in Canada's largest mounCanada’s largest mountain range. snowmobiling. each with something unique to offer.S border. The river walk. Banff. The attractions in this region are geared towards the outdoors.ca for details. and savor.
Calgary offers attractions of all types. stage. Barclay Parade. spelunking. The greatest outdoor show on earth. and friendly disposition. and a fresh food marketplace. Lake Louise. Chinook Center is one of Calgary’s premier shopping malls with over 200 shops and restaurants to choose from. restaurants. Eau Claire is a favorite place to stroll. any visit memorable. Hinton. shop.
WELCOME TO CALGARY
. cinemas. local restauGrande Cache and the Icefields Parkrants. Don’t miss it! Visit www. coffee bars and retail shops in the beautiful historic setting.calgary. Enjoy a selection of fine dining. Downhill and alpine skiing. The pathways that wind through Prince's Island Park and along the river form the recreational hub of Downtown. The Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium hosts Broadway musicals. hiking. art galleries. and Waterton.The Rocky Mountains
The Alberta Rocky Mountain area is mountain towns that are speckled one of the most beautiful places on throughout also add to the experience. earth. and local productions. takes place each summer in Calgary. Starting with Jasper.
The center provides endless choices for retail stores and restaurants—all available to suit your tastes. and safe. and third floors.education. which we commonly call the first. SE. SE stops).14th Ave SW" tells you immediately that the address is in the SW quadrant. The west building has two main floors. The quadrant is important or you may find yourself at the correct address but on the wrong side of the city! The C-Train is Calgary's above-ground. the C-Train is free if you are travelling within the downtown core (between the 10th SW and 3rd St. Fish Creek Provincial Park is one of the largest urban wilderness parks in the world. and running. The Government of Alberta encourages a broad range of community consultation and involvement with the school system to enhance learning opportunities for children and to meet their education needs. students are required to attend school from ages 6 to 16. Avenues run east-west and Streets run north-south. as well as alternative programs and virtual programs offered by school boards and home education. and our one million inhabitants share a road system designed for half that number. and SW).ab. ALBERTA
Travel to Emerson
The Hydrocarbon and Energy Industry Center office is located at 7175 12th Street SE. The east building has three floors. car-friendly city. Our shipping and receiving desk is located on the fourth floor of the west building. Light Rail Transit (LRT) system.
. charter schools. There are a wide range of options to choose from within the public education system: public schools. The Alberta government supports choice in education to ensure student and community needs are met. francophone schools. second.ca.gov. It is operated on the honor system so you just buy a ticket and get on the train (security occasionally checks to see if people bought their tickets and hands out hefty fines to those that didn’t!). divided by a parking lot. NW. Calgary is also a city that has enjoyed explosive growth. For employees who like to get some exercise or maybe just some fresh air on their lunch breaks. They may also choose to send their children to private schools. the Fish Creek Provincial Park is only minutes away. including a gym and racket ball court and lunch facilities on each floor. one of Canada’s largest open air regional shopping centers. However. Calgary is a wide-open. Deerfoot Meadows. efficient. is just across the street. biking. and provides over 54 miles of trails for hiking. However.
Travel in the City
Getting directions in Calgary is easy once you understand the lingo! The city is split into four quadrants (NE. plus more. For time out of the office.25 (one-way) and may be purchased at automatic kiosks located at each train stop. Driving and parking pretty well anywhere is not difficult. Center street divides the east-west direction and the Bow River divides the northsouth direction. The main reception desk is located on the first floor. and is between 9th and 10th street. separate schools. Visit www. In Alberta. We occupy two buildings situated between 11 and 12th Street.
The Alberta Education System
Public education is provided free of charge to all Canadian citizens and permanent residents under 20 years of age until the end of secondary school. The system is cheap. So. The basement of this building is used to store archived paper documents. clean. which we call the fourth and fifth floors as if we occupied a single building. Our office provides all the amenities you’d expect.CALGARY. "1014 . Adult fares are $2. is on 14th avenue.
vendor flexibility. http://en.ca.discovertherockies. We provide a complete range of life-cycle services ranging from engineering studies through detailed project implementation to field maintenance. MaxWell Canyon Creek Professionals.discovercalgary. Unemployment levels are low and people are relocating to the city in droves. proven industry expertise. and has been experiencing a huge influx of people. Matt Oakes and Samantha Stevenson. Calgary is the oil capital of Canada. metering and measurement.com
Emerson Process Management’s Hydrocarbon and Energy Industry Center is a world leader in enabling enterprises to operate and optimize physical and business processes in real time.com
Emerson Process Management Hydrocarbon and Energy Industry Center 7175 12th Street SE Calgary. And the reason for this increase? The oil and gas industry. in Canada and around the world.org/wiki/Calgary. and most service companies. schools. The average price of homes in Calgary has increased significantly in the last year. In fact. and corporate strength. In 2008. The strong economic climate makes housing a great investment. Challenge yourself with a variety of opportunities. Our expertise in industrial automation.cren.gov. www.com
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We’re on the web! www. specialize in relocation and housing. Visit for more information: www. Alberta has the largest recoverable crude-oil reserves outside of the Middle East. and electrical power technologies is focused on improving our customers’ bottom lines. it is anticipated that there will be continued value growth in the 7-10% range with a more balanced market. process optimization.ca.ca.com. www.com. Contact Matt Oakes and Samantha Stevenson at (403) 278-8899 or email Matt at matttherealtor@gmail. the Calgary market returned to normal growth levels.education. technical expertise.calgary. information technology. etc. but continues to be less than that of average house prices in Vancouver. They will tour the various neighbourhoods and identify areas best suited for you or your family.ab. and Ottawa. from field operations to boardroom solutions. Alberta T2H 2S6 Canada Phone: 403-258-6200 Fax: 403-258-6201 www. Toronto.
We’d like to acknowledge the following web sites.The Calgary Housing Market
The Calgary housing market is a great place to invest. local amenities.hydrocarbonandenergy. During the second half of 2007. For the buyers this means you can reasonably expect your real estate professional to help you locate a property that meet your needs without panic or pressure.HydrocarbonandEnergy. Calgary is booming economically. as part of our exceptional team. www. telecommunications. lifecycle scope of services. significant employee base. The Calgary housing market is the one to invest in!
Emerson wants the transition for relocating employees to be as easy as possible. Calgary is home to virtually all active exploration and development companies. according to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. The team will also provide you with information on the City of Calgary. We offer an unparalleled combination of diverse industry experience. A great of selection of housing awaits the the residential buyer in many Calgary neighbourhoods.wikipedia. www.