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2. Environment & Nature

When it comes to the outdoors, we’re all in.

The pandemic affirmed our appreciation for nature.
92%

value our access to local, provincial, and national parks.

79%

rate Calgary’s green space and parks as good/excellent.

65%

love our bike lanes and pathways.

75%

think our neighbourhoods are great for walking.

45%

are growing our own food, up from 37% in 2019.

Environmental sustainability:

62% vs 56% in 2019 rated as good or excellent.

Water quality:

80% vs. 76% in 2019 rated as good or excellent.

Air quality:

74% vs. 62% in 2019 rated as good or excellent.

67%

are concerned about climate change. The number jumps to 86% if you’re under 25 years old.

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