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City Manager's Office

City Manager David Duckworth City Manager's Office

Located on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, and home to the Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3, we are situated on land where the Bow and Elbow Rivers meet. The traditional Blackfoot name of this place is Moh’kins’tsis, which we know as Calgary.

About the City Manager

On August 30, 2019, David Duckworth was appointed the City Manager of Calgary.

City Manager’s role and office

The City Manager is the chief administrative officer of The City of Calgary and reports directly to City Council, providing leadership and direction to all departments of the Administration.

Key initiatives


Rethink to Thrive

Rethink to Thrive is our strategy to build a stronger, more innovative organization.

Quarterly Report

The City Manager’s Quarterly Report shares information with Council and citizens about City services and important initiatives.

Better Every Day

Better Every Day is a publication highlighting a selection of stories about service value and topics of importance to our citizens.

Leadership, policy, accountability and reporting


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