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Canada Facts and Infographics: A Visual Learning Experience

Canada Facts and Infographics: A Visual Learning Experience Are you looking for some fun and interesting facts on Canada, one of the greatest nations in the world!? Turns out that I’m not the only one who thinks Canada is an awesome place to live, work and enjoy life. Let me introduce you to these fun Canada facts and … [Read more...]

Canada’s Third Busiest Airport: YYC

Canada’s Third Busiest Airport: Calgary International Airport Did you know that the Calgary Airport (YYC) is the 3rd busiest airport in Canada? YYC Facts Here are some more interesting facts on YYC that you may or may not know: 1 - Established a century ago in 1914 in the Bowness area 2 - Originally consisted of a grass … [Read more...]

Canada and the Winter Olympic Games: 5 Things You Didn’t Know

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Canada and the Winter Olympic Games The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games are well underway and Canada is doing great! With only a few days left of events, our nation currently places 5th for number of gold medals received (7) with 20 medals in total (9 silver, 4 bronze). While it is easy to look … [Read more...]

Canada Holds Gold Medal Record at Winter Olympics!

Canada Holds the Record for Most Gold Medals Received at the Winter Olympics! Did you know that Canada holds the record for the most gold medals received by a nation at the Winter Olympics? Canada managed to break the previous record on its own turf at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games held in Vancouver, British Columbia with a … [Read more...]

Canada a Top Country for Entrepreneurship in the World

Canada Named as a Top Entrepreneurial Country Among G20 Post by Calgaryism. It might be old news, but it’s definitely still worth boasting about. Canada has been named as one of the top 5 nations in the world for its entrepreneurial activities by the Ernst & Young (EY) G20 Entrepreneurship Barometer 2013 released … [Read more...]

Canada, the United States and GHG Emission Regulations

Canada – Only US Oil Supplier with GHG Emission Regulations Of the top 5 oil suppliers to the Unites States, Canada is the only country to have greenhouse gas emissions regulations in place*. *Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) More GHG Facts Canada is home to only 0.5 percent of our world’s population … [Read more...]

Canada Ranks 6th on UN World Happiness Report 2013

Canada Places 6th on the World Happiness Report 2013 - Sponsored by the United Nations Just how happy are Canadians? According to the World Happiness Report 2013 sponsored by the United Nations, Canada ranks in the top six for global happiness because of our high income levels, strong social ties and long life expectancy. But … [Read more...]

Canada Home to World’s Strongest Banking System

Canada Home to World’s Strongest Banking System Canada’s banking system was ranked the World’s strongest for the sixth straight year by the World Economic Forum. The Global Competitiveness Report done by the Geneva based organization placed Calgary as number one of 149 evaluated countries. It was released on Wednesday, … [Read more...]

Canada World’s Most Tolerant Country!

Canada World’s Most Tolerant Country! Out of 140 countries, Canada is the World’s most tolerant country - according to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011 (highest tolerance of minority groups). Calgary's Own Tolerance In 2010 Calgary elected the first Muslim Mayor of any major North American … [Read more...]

Calgary Tourism Growth Best in Canada 2012

Calgary Tourism Growth Best in Canada 2012 For two consecutive years the tourism industry in Calgary has experienced the most growth in all of Canada. Visitors to Calgary are spending more which is good news for our city! According to the Autumn 2012 Travel Markets Outlook report released by the Conference Board of Canada in … [Read more...]

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