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Make it happen here with the lowest taxes in Canada.

Whatever your investment and business goals are, you can make them happen in Alberta, Canada. This is where you’ll find Canada’s youngest, best educated workforce, most liveable cities, and some of the most business friendly policies in North America.

Why Alberta

Why Alberta

Why Alberta is one of the best places in North America to invest:

Alberta’s Tax Advantage

Why businesses in Alberta have more to invest in people, research, and growth.

About Tax Advantage
  • 8%

    Lowest corporate tax rate in Canada

    Lowest Corporate Tax rate
  • 0%

    No provincial sales tax

    Lowest Personal Income rate
  • 0%

    No payroll taxes

    No retil payroll tax

Affordability

Where you can build your wealth and get to spend your money on what matters to you.

About Affordability

Housing Affordability: Share of Income a Household Would Need to Cover Ownership Costs (2019)

Dynamic Cities

Where you can truly enjoy living in vibrant international cities, such as Calgary and Edmonton.

Dynamic Cities

Business Friendly

Alberta has the most business-friendly environment in Canada with a strong economy.

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  • $80K

    Highest provincial GDP per capita in Canada

    Lowest Corporate Tax rate
  • $117 B

    In goods exported in 2019. 
Second highest in Canada.

    14.4 billion dollar tax advantage
  • $13.6K

    Investment per capita nearly double the Canadian average ($7.1k)

    Lowest Personal Income rate
  • $140 B

    Worth of major projects proposed or under construction in Alberta

    No retil payroll tax

Talent and Productivity

How businesses grow with access to the most educated workforce and highest labour productivity in Canada.

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Youngest Workforce

Highest proportion of workers under the age of 45 in Canada (53.3%)

Diverse Population

1 in 6 Albertans are born outside of Canada (2017)

First in Education

First in Canada for post secondary educated workers (65.4%)

Affluent Households

Highest household incomes in Canada (2016 Census)

Growing Population

Third highest increase of working age population in Canada (1.6% in 2018).

Ambitious Entrepreneurs

Highest total entrepreneurial activity in Canada (2016)

Globally Connected

Alberta is an internationally-connected and export-oriented jurisdiction with the most public infrastructure in Canada per capita.

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Economically Strong

Alberta is an internationally-connected and export-oriented jurisdiction with the most public infrastructure in Canada per capita.

Alberta is home to some incredible companies.

Google DeepMind Amii Jobber BioWAre Garmin Stantec Enbridge Suncor Nutrien Imperial Oil Epcor PCL Nova Chemicals Amazon WestJet

Environmental Leadership

Alberta has a long history of implementing policies that enable our industrial sectors to reduce emissions and environmental impacts, as well as have made significant investments in innovative technologies

90,000 km of Land and Fresh Water in Alberta Protected

Canada is committed to protecting 17% of land and fresh water; Alberta is 14.9% protected to date.

20% Decrease in GHG Emissions from the Oilsands

Oilsands GHG Emissions decreased by 20% since 2011.

Net-Zero Emissions Goals

Major energy producers such as Canadian Natural Resources Limited have net-zero emission goals.

World Leader in Industrial Land Reclamation

Alberta is a world leader in industrial land reclamation and applied research examining how to maximize impacts.

Gateway Hill Certification for Reclamation

Syncrude’s Gateway Hill is the first oil sands mine to receive certification for reclamation.

Legislated CO2 Emissions Cap

Legislated CO2 Emissions Cap.

Start making your ambitions a reality.

In Alberta, you can.

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