It has long been a truism that we need to diversify our local economy and now more than ever it is clear that whatever we had in the past, the future will be vastly different. The only way through the current situation is to go forward — there’s no going back. That path will require great ingenuity and entrepreneurial thinking. Fortunately, Calgarians have those characteristics in spades.
We explore just a sampling of some of the innovations happening in the city right now in industries including business and finance, health and medical, food and agriculture, and energy.