Calgary is nestled in the foothills, about an hour's drive from the Rocky Mountains. A modern, safe & friendly city of about one million people, Calgary offers many cultural, sporting and outdoor activities. To learn more about living in Calgary follow some of the links below.
Still have questions? Phone 2-1-1. It is a three digit phone number that connects callers to a full range of community, social and government services information. It's free, confidential and multilingual. In Calgary, certified information and referral specialists answer 2-1-1 calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Note: Before you move in to your accommodation, you and your landlord need to agree to the terms of your rental agreement in a contract. This contract is called a residential tenancy agreement. A written agreement is wise. Information for landlords and tenants is available here in PDF format. If you are in Canada you can also get this information by phoning 1-877-427-4088.
Note: International postdoctoral fellows with a valid work permit may enroll their child in a public school free of charge.
Calgary Board of Education (click here)
Calgary Catholic School District (click here)