Calgary Region's Top Employers

 

Top 10 Private Sector Employers # of Employees in the Region
Shaw Communications
Communications/Media
10,000
 
Mark’s Work Warehouse
Retail (Clothing)
4,600
 
Calgary Co-operative Association
Retail (Food)
3,600
 
Telus
Communications
3,350
 
Canadian Pacific Railway
Transportation
3,100
 
Shell Canada
Energy
2,800
 
NOVA Chemicals Corp.
Chemical
2,500
 
Canadian Natural Resources
Energy
2,500
 
TransCanada Corporation
Energy
1,750
 
Nexen
Energy
1,400
 

 

Top 10 Public Sector Employers # of Employees in the Region
 Alberta Health Services  22,000
 City of Calgary  14,000
 Calgary Board of Education  9,400
 Calgary Roman Catholic Separate School  4,800
 University of Calgary  4,000
 Mount Royal College  2,400
 RockyView School Division  1,700
 Southern Alberta Institute of Technology  1,600
 ENMAX  1,620
 Calgary Exhibition and Stampede  1,200

Calgary Economic Development, 2006
(independently updated to 2010 using web sources)