Calgary Rocky Ridge is 3,490 km from Parliament Hill. The drives would take about 34 hours on the road.
Downtown Calgary is a 20-minute drive, and most people use automobiles as their primary mode of transportation.
Transit users take the C-Train’s Red Line, which extends west to Tuscany Station.
The riding includes the northwest portion of Calgary. It borders the Bow River in the south, the riding of Banff–Airdrie in the west, and other Calgary ridings in the east.
The riding is mainly residential and includes the Silver Springs, Tuscany, Sage Hill, and Evanston neighbourhoods. The neighbourhood of Rocky Ridge, the riding’s namesake, is the highest point within the city.
About 33% of the riding’s population are immigrants, with some of the largest populations born in China, India, and the Philippines.
Mandarin, Cantonese, and Spanish are the most common non-official mother tongues in the riding.
Approximately 2% of the riding’s population identify as Aboriginal.
Average individual income is $68,349.
The Botanical Gardens of Silver Springs feature a Shakespearean garden, one of only two in western Canada and are freely accessible to the public. The garden features Shakespearean quotes among its many plants and flowers.
The Rocky Ridge Recreation Facility will open early in 2018. Once completed residents will have access to pools, ice rinks, a library, a theatre, a skate park, an art gallery, and more.
The Calgary Alberta Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a floor area of 3,065 square metres.
Twelve Mile Coulee, established in 2001, got its name from the 12-mile distance between the post office in Fort Calgary and the coulee. The area was used as a mail drop on the stagecoach route to Cochrane.
The top industries are in the areas of professional, scientific and technical services, as well as health care and social assistance.
Most residents commute to their places of employment in other parts of the city.
The average price of a home in the riding is $469,456.
The Spyhill Waste Management Facility is run according to an Environmental Management Plan that aims to monitor and reduce, or eliminate, the site’s environmental impact. In 2010, Calgary was ranked as the world’s best eco-city, based on factors such as waste removal.
The Calgary Rocky Ridge area was once covered with vast grasslands inhabited by the Indigenous peoples of the Blackfoot Confederacy. The Blackfoot Confederacy stretched from Saskatchewan to the United States, and was a thriving network of communities until their decline with the arrival of European settlers in the 1700 and 1800s.