Live Your Way
Albertans enjoy a high quality of life with generally higher incomes, lower expenses and more affordable housing.
For many professions, Alberta offers a higher average wage than anywhere else in Canada. The OCCinfo website offers wage and salary information for occupations in Alberta.
Albertans generally pay less tax than people living elsewhere in Canada, which means that you will have more disposable income. You will also appreciate lower gas prices and no health care premiums.
Owning your own home is more affordable in Alberta than in many other Canadian cities. Alberta housing prices are among the lowest when compared to equivalent cities in British Columbia or Ontario.
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Cost of living
Alberta has low tax rates and an affordable cost of living.
Date Updated: Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:19:42