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As the third largest municipality in Canada, we serve a city that 1.2 million people call home, a population that is young – with an average age of 36 years, diverse – with 28% visible minorities, and growing – with 40,000 new people arriving each year from across Canada – and the world. An excellent quality of life, low taxes, proximity to nature and cleanliness make Calgary one of the most liveable cities on the planet!