Cost of living
Alberta offers many cost-of-living advantages compared to the average cost of living in Canada. Albertans pay no provincial premiums for health care insurance. We are also the only province with:
- no provincial sales tax
- the lowest tax on gasoline
- among the lowest property taxes in Canada
Residents of small communities enjoy all modern amenities and an even lower cost of living. This cost-of-living advantage is based on:
- shorter commute times
- reduced housing prices
- affordable consumer goods
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Watch videos about Albertans from different cultural backgrounds talking about the province they call home.
Date Updated: Wed, 22 Jun 2016 01:09:56