A Great Place to Live

A Great Place to Live

Alberta is ranked as one of the best places in the world to live according to international rankings.

Alberta is ranked as one of the best places in the world to live according to international rankings.

High Quality of Life

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Highest Human Development Index in Canada

(OECD and Centre for the Study of Living Standards)

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Free public health-care system that includes renowned centres of excellence

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World class mountain destinations - Banff and Jasper in the Rocky Mountains

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A quality public education system with high international rankings
(PISA, 2015)

Affordable Living

Alberta one of the most affordable places in Canada to live with low costs of utilities, and low housing prices in its two major cities, Edmonton and Calgary, compared to other Canadian cities. 

Housing Affordability: Share of income a household would need to cover ownership costs (2019)

Vibrant International Cities


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#4 most liveable city in the world
(Economic Intelligence Unit, 2018)

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1 hour away from Banff and the Canadian Rockies

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Most sun in Canada

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Home of the famous Calgary Stampede


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West Edmonton Mall, the largest mall in North America

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Edmonton Fringe Festival, 2nd largest theatre festival in the world

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88km long river valley, the largest urban park in North America

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Most affordable large city in Canada 
(RBC Housing Affordability Measures, 2019)


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How we can Help

Invest Alberta is your one-stop government connection to doing business in Alberta. Through our extensive network of international and local contacts, our team of investment professionals provides a centralized, coordinated service to support foreign investors throughout the investment and business
expansion process.

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