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Southern Alberta , with its livestock production, dairy activity and world-class cattle reproductive facilities, is an ideal environment for the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The presence and impact of the Calgary Stampede, Spruce Meadows and the Calgary Zoo, along with the establishment of partnerships with other organizations and private practices, allows the faculty to contribute to animal health within the community while also providing students with valuable hands-on experience.

Calgary offers a number of veterinary referral clinics in the immediate vicinity, offering considerable expertise for students in the veterinary medicine program.

Calgary is a dynamic and vibrant city, with a population of one million people. The host city of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games, Calgary has a proud sporting legacy with world-class facilities and over 550 km of urban pathways, to facilitate a healthy, active lifestyle.

With the Rocky Mountains as a backdrop to the city skyline, Calgary offers residents the best of both worlds – comfortable living in a cosmopolitan city with outdoor adventure and the pristine mountain wilderness less than an hour away.

Additional information about Calgary can be found on the following websites:

Around Calgary
http://www.aroundcalgary.com/facts.html

City of Calgary
http://www.calgary.ca

Relocate to Calgary
http://www.relocatecanada.ca

Discover Calgary
http://www.discovercalgary.com

Discover Alberta
http://www.discoveralberta.com

Visiting Calgary
http://www.tourismcalgary.com

Salary calculator
http://www.homefair.com

Click on salary calculator in the menu on the left, then click on international just below the US calculator that appears.

Hospitals
http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/FacilitySearch/?filter=facilities

Libraries
http://calgarypubliclibrary.com/

Public Transportation
www.calgarytransit.com

Parks
www.calgary.ca/parks

Banff
https://www.banff.ca/

Kananaskis
http://www.discoverkananaskis.com
http://www.kananaskis.com