The Calgary Airport Authority is a not-for-profit, non-share capital corporation, incorporated under the Province of Alberta's Regional Airports Authorities Act. Since 1992, it has been responsible for the operation, management and development of Calgary International Airport, and subsequently Springbank Airport, under long-term lease from the Government of Canada.
TELUS Spark is Calgary's Science Centre. Facilitators fuel curiosity. Exhibits and programs ignite a sense of wonder and excitement. Conferences and events act as a catalyst for innovation and new ideas. TELUS Spark is a place for people of all ages and abilities to let go and embrace the desire to explore and discover science, technology, engineering, art and math.
CrossIron Mills is the first enclosed shopping centre to open in Alberta in 20 years and the largest single level centre in Alberta, with 100 outlets and 200 stores. An integral component of a 674 acre master planned retail and entertainment destination, CrossIron Mills, Alberta’s newest shopping destination, is ideally situated on Hwy 2, the busiest transportation corridor in the province of Alberta. The centre is just 7.5 km from Calgary International Airport and approximately 1.5 km north of the City of Calgary in Rocky View County.
Vist Canada's largest living history museum and discover How the West was Once! With more than 180 exhibits, a thundering steam train, paddlewheeler boat, antique midway, roving theatre group, delicious treats and so much more, you will be captivated by the past like never before.
Located 191 metres above the downtown core, the Calgary Tower offers the best view in the city and is a must-see on any visitor's itinerary. On the Observation Deck you'll experience a spectacular 360° view of the bustling city, the majestic Rocky Mountains, the foothills, and the prairies.
Stand on the amazing glass floor for a birds-eye view of the city streets below. Enjoy a complimentary tour and learn about Calgary's history, landmarks, and future plans.
The first aviation museum in Calgary, "The Air Museum of Canada" was founded in 1960 but was largely a collection of privately owned aircraft. Disbanding in 1971, the museum's aircraft and assets were turned over to the City of Calgary and housed at the city's Planetarium for safekeeping and display. In 1975 the "Aero Space Museum Association of Calgary" was registered as a non-profit, charitable, organization and assumed the care and upkeep of these artifacts.
WinSport is creating one of the most unique winter sport environments in the world, where athletes of all levels and disciplines will have world class facilitiesand services to train and maintain an active lifestyle.
A not-for-profit organization, WinSport owns and operates Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, the Bill Warren Training Centre at the Canmore Nordic Centre in Canmore Alberta, and the Beckie Scott High Performance Training Centre on Haig Glacier Alberta. WinSport also funds two-thirds of the operating budget for the Olympic Oval at the University of Calgary. Money spent at WinSport facilities supports not only Canadian high-performance athletes, but introduces thousands of Calgarians to winter sports each year.
Glenbow's vision is for more people to experience art and culture more often. In February of 2014, Glenbow announced its new direction - to provide visitors with a new kind of art museum experience. Glenbow showcases world-renowned travelling and permanent exhibitions that are meaningful to many diverse groups in our community, boasts the largest art collection in Western Canada and provides access and care to our collections.
Glenbow also tells the story of Southern Alberta and the West to thousands of visitors to our city each year through permanent exhibitions on our third floor.
Last year, 120,000 guests passed through Glenbow's doors, including more than 43,000 school children who took part in Nexen School Programs and Chevron Museum School. Glenbow's Library and Archives is Canada's largest non-governmental archival repository. It is a major research centre for historians, writers, students, genealogists, filmmakers and media.