Calgary is the largest city in the province of Alberta, Canada. Calgary is well-known as a destination for winter sports and ecotourism with a number of major mountain resorts near the city and metropolitan area. Calgary was ranked the world's cleanest city by Mercer Quality of Living in a survey published in 2007 by Forbes magazine.
Calgary is a city alive with sports fans, outdoor enthusiasts, and friendly people. Located on the doorstep of the majestic Rocky Mountains, Calgary is a young, modern city of one million people. It is known for its warm hospitality, lively western spirit, sports facilities, and fun year round activities.
The largest outdoor show on earth, the Calgary Stampede, is held each July. World famous Banff and its breath-taking scenery are just 90 minutes west of Calgary. Banff, and nearby Lake Louise, are great locations to visit for skiing, snowboarding, hiking, sightseeing, and shopping.