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Citizen Research at The City of Calgary

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Citizen Research at The City

Help shape City programs and services by sharing your opinions.

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It's no secret that life is good in Calgary, but as Calgarians, we can all play our part to make this city even better. The City gathers opinions and views from its citizens on a variety of topics and issues. Typically, research is conducted by telephone or online surveys, focus groups and interviews.

Here are some ways that you can provide your input:

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​What is Citizens’ View?

Citizens’ View is an online panel that provides citizens with an opportunity to participate in shaping City of Calgary programs and services by providing input through online surveys.

Learn more by watching the Citizen’s View video.
 
Who can join the panel?
 
Citizens’ View is open to all Calgarians 18 years of age and older.
 
As a member of Citizens’ View, you can expect to:
  • Participate in surveys, approximately once or twice per month;
  • Provide your valuable input on a variety of topics;
  • Receive information and updates on the survey results.
As a member of Citizens’ View, you are not required to complete every survey. Participation in each survey is at your discretion.
 
How will my input be used?
 
Information collected through Citizens’ View will be used as one source of input to City decision-making.
 
How do I sign up?
 
To join the Citizens' View, enter your first name, last name and email address on our sign up form.

The City’s responsibilities for protecting information are described in the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP Act). Read more about The City of Calgary, FOIP, and protecting your privacy.
 
Have a question or experience technical issues?
 
You can email us at citizensview@calgary.ca
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​What is Business Perspectives?

Business Perspectives is The City’s online research panel dedicated to the business community. This panel seeks input and opinions from Calgary’s business leaders and decision-makers.

Who can participate in Business Perspectives?
 
Any business leader based in Calgary may join the panel. Panelists include business owners, CEOs, board members, presidents, directors, and other business decision-makers.
 
As a member of Business Perspectives, you can expect to:
  • Participate in online surveys approximately once every three months;
  • Be invited to participate in focus groups; and
  • Receive information and updates on results of the research activities conducted with the panel.
As a member of Business Perspectives, you are not required to complete every survey. Participation in each survey is at your discretion.
 
How will my input be used?
 
Business Perspectives is a way for The City to gain a better understanding of the opinions and perceptions of the business community.
 
How do I join Business Perspectives?
 
If you’re interested in joining the panel, please email us at business.panel@calgary.ca
 
The City’s responsibilities for protecting information are described in the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP Act). Read more about The City of Calgary, FOIP, and protecting your privacy.

Have a question or experience technical issues?
 
You can email us at business.panel@calgary.ca
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​Participating in Citizens’ View and Business Perspectives are just a couple of ways to provide input to The City.

We also contact Calgarians by telephone or email to complete surveys or attend in person focus groups on specific topics. For these research activities, participants are selected at random to ensure we hear from a variety of Calgarians. If you get a call or an email, please take the time to provide your honest feedback.

There are also many public engagement opportunities for Calgarians to provide their thoughts and opinions on specific topics. To learn more, please visit Engage.Calgary.ca

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Citizen Satisfaction Survey

Annual survey asks Calgarians how satisfied they are with City performance, programs, services, and overall quality of life in Calgary.
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View research reports

​Explore the library to find research and engagement reports gathered on a variety of topics.

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Contact us

​For more information, call 311.