Alberta Overview

From the beginning, the story of Alberta has been tied to the remarkable wealth of the land offered by diverse landscapes, fertile soils, rich forests, and more recently, oil and energy resources. Albertans continue to bring to this land their dreams and aspirations, realizing opportunities, responding to challenges in a spirit of entrepreneurship and industry, their hard work rewarded by beautiful, healthy Alberta that is the best place to live, work, and raise a family.

Today, investors and entrepreneurs from around the world are drawn to Alberta - its energy, optimism and success.

The people of Alberta enjoy a very high quality of life, including the lowest overall taxes in Canada. Albertans have the highest disposable incomes in Canada, the lowest unemployment rate, and a big, beautiful backyard to enjoy all year long. That’s why so many people think Alberta is an ideal place to live, work, and do business.  

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Location and geography

Expect a diverse geography full of natural beauty when you come to Alberta.

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The people

A multinational mix of approximately 4.1 million people have forged the economic advantages and high quality of life that Albertans enjoy every day.

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The economy

An abundance of resources and a positive business climate keep Alberta's economy competitive. Learn about Alberta's low cost of living, high employment rate, and diverse economy.

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Positive business environment

Alberta is a great place to do business. Our province features the lowest overall taxes in Canada, a world class infrastructure, and a highly skilled, educated, and productive workforce.

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Positive living environment

Alberta isn't all business – it's also a great place to live. Learn about our effective education system, accessible healthcare system, and low cost of living.

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