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Cost of Living Information for People Moving to CalgaryFor a large urban area, the cost of living in Calgary is relatively low. Calgary is an affordable city center in Canada where people young and old can find an affordable place to live. It's also a great place to find work. Knowing the cost of living in an area is important if you're thinking about relocating there. Having this information can help you decide if you can afford to stay there over the long term. If you're thinking about moving to Calgary sometime in the near future, here's what you need to know about the cost of living in this thriving city. Having this information can help you make an informed decision.

How Much Money Do You Need to Live for One Month?

A standard family of four can expect to pay about $4,000 per month on everyday

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What You Need to Know About Calgary's HistoryIn the new year of 1894, Calgary was designated as a city in the Northwest Territories of Canada. While that may sound like the beginning of the story for this important Canadian city, the history of Calgary actually dates back thousands of years. Whether an individual has lived in the city for years, or family is moving to Calgary, it's important for everyone to have an understanding of this community's rich and storied past.

The Calgary Region and the First Nations Tribes

Life in Calgary can be traced back at least 11,000 years. Pre-Clovis people as well as First Nations tribes have long called this region home. The rich and fertile land that was filled with opportunities for hunting, farming and fishing made the Calgary region the ideal place

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4 Must-See February Events in Calgary, ABWhen you want to get out and explore unique events, there's no better place than Calgary. Here are some events to start with, from a princesses-and-knights-themed ball to a retelling of the feminist texts of a 17th-century nun. Read on to discover some of the best February events taking place this year in Calgary, AB.

The Hockey Sweater: Dr. Lola Rozsa Children's Concert

Date: February 2, 2020

Address: Jack Singer Concert Hall, 205 8 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0K9, Canada

The Hockey Sweater is a timeless Canadian classic, and this year it comes to the orchestra in The Hockey Sweater: Dr. Lola Rozsa Children's Concert. Choreography, music, and narration come together to tell Roch Carrier's beloved tale on the stage. If you come an hour early,

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Popular School Districts in Calgary, ABThere are a number of school districts in Calgary, AB, and much to the pleasure of residents with children, many of these institutions are rated above-average and are highly desirable for students. There are over 200 schools within the Calgary Board of Education with numerous public school districts, along with a number of French schools, private schools and charter schools. Here are some top districts and schools to consider.

Northwest Calgary Schools: Area I

Often called the Parkdale Centre, the rapidly growing Area I Calgary School District comprises 28 communities with student enrollment rising just over 17,000 annually. Due to its size, students will have opportunities to participate in both advanced placement and gifted programs, with

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Key Things to Know About Moving to Calgary, AlbertaCalgary, Alberta is a lovely place to visit and maybe even to live someday. When considering this location as home base, getting to know it first is the best course of action. With an understanding of just what this city has to offer, everyone can decide if it is the right place for them to reside. Here's a look at the key things to know about moving to Calgary.

Sunshine is Plentiful Year Round

Known as the sunniest city in Canada, Calgary is blessed with sunshine for about 333 days each year. This equates to over 2,396 hours of bright, sunny skies that make enjoying outdoor adventures more rewarding than ever. The clouds do roll in on occasion, however, bringing 16.5 inches of rain every year.

Rapid Temp Changes are the Norm

Although it is

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