Airdrie ranks 22nd when it comes to small cities in Canada according to

Three Alberta cities made the list, Lethbridge at #10, St. Albert at #14 and Airdrie at #22. 

The whole list is: 

  1. Victoria 

  1. Kelowna 

  1. Kingston 

  1. Niagara Falls 

  1. Waterloo 

  1. North Vancouver 

  1. Burlington 

  1. Guelph 

  1. Fredericton 

  1. Lethbridge 

  1. Milton 

  1. Levis 

  1. St. John’s 

  1. St.  Albert 

  1. Moncton 

  1. Sherbrooke 

  1. Barrie 

  1. Kamloops 

  1. Trois-Rivieres 

  1. Nanaimo 

  1. Thunder Bay 

  1. Airdrie 

  1. Saanich 

  1. Aurora 

  1. St. Catharines 

In the article Airdrie is described as a bedroom community that wakes up to its potential. 

“In a province known for wild swings in fortune tied to the price of fossil fuels, one small city has been trucking steadily for decades. Just 30 minutes north of Calgary and a few minutes away from its well-connected airport, things are looking sunny in Airdrie.” 

Airdrie has seen a population increase of 20 per cent since 2016, now sitting around 77 thousand people. 

The article also highlighted how Airdrie is building an 5,000-square-foot multi-use facility expected to open in 2025. 

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