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A Great Place to Live

Why Alberta

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

human development

2nd Highest Human Development Index in Canada 

(OECD and Centre for the Study of Living Standards, 2016)

healthcare

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

camping

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

education

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 capital city, Edmonton, compared to other Canadian cities. 

Housing Affordability: Share of income a household would need to cover ownership costs (2018)

Vibrant International Cities

Calgary

liveable

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

mountains

1 hour away from Banff and the Canadian Rockies

sun

Most sun in Canada

cowboy hat

Home of the famous Calgary Stampede

Edmonton

retail

West Edmonton Mall, the largest mall in North America

theatre

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

river valley

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

real estate

Most affordable large city in Canada 
(RBC Housing Affordability Measures, 2018)