Calgary has several different areas with numerous lifestyles so let us help you pick the right home in the right area. Calgary was incorporated as a city in 1894 and has a population of 1,239,220 as of 2016. Evidence of the earliest human settlement in Calgary dates back to around 12,000 years ago, which is around the time of the Ice Age. The fur trade moving to the west brought the first Europeans to the Calgary area, in the 18th century. The economic growth was closely tied to ranching, crops, and oil, as well as natural gas. The city sits on Bow River with the famous Canadian Rockies to the West.
Calgary is a beautiful city that has a balance of pioneer and modern charm. The city has enclosed walkways all over the core downtown area to provide easy access to maneuver around the city during the harsh winter months. There are many ski trails and bikeways just outside of the city which all maintain a recreational lifestyle.
Calgary hosts numerous festivals and attractions around the year such as the world-famous annual Calgary Stampede, which is a Stampede Park. Other events include: International Blues Festival, Afrikadey, and Calgary Folk Musical Festival. In addition, Calgary was the first Canadian city to have hosted the Winter Olympics, which took place back in 1988. An interesting fact about Calgary is that it has the second largest zoo in Canada.
Moving to a new place can be challenging and exciting. Whether you’re moving to/from Calgary, Campbell Moving can help. We can provide a wide range of moving services that will help you pack up everything efficiently. We will assist you in everything that is involved in moving, and aim to provide you with services that will make your life easier. Just hand us your list of requirements, and we’ll take care of the rest. Campbell Moving is a name you can trust -- no matter what the size or length of your move is. Contact us today to receive a free quote of your move!