About Alberta

Get to know Alberta

Why Alberta?

Alberta is Canada’s fourth-most populous province, it’s also the fourth largest in Canada. Diverse communities are part of what makes Alberta such a great place to live.

Alberta takes preserving the natural environment very seriously and Alberta is very proud of its natural resources and works hard to ensure that Alberta parks are maintained. Across the province, there are five UNESCO World Heritage Sites and five national parks, as well as more than 450 provincial parks and protected areas for any outdoor activities that everyone can truly enjoy the best of natural theme in Alberta.

Other than the amazing and breath-taking scenery, Alberta is also known for:

  • Alberta’s world-class health care system gives people access to hospitals, Clinics, a variety of social support services and qualified physicians and health care workers.
  • All provinces and territories provided universal, publicity funded health care to all citizens and legal residents of Canada
  • Financial Support for low-income family.
  • Free of charge for Emergency Medical Services, ex: Ambulances
  • Alberta has a renowned education system, from kindergarten right through to its universities, which produces world-leading research.
  • Children will have a choice of several different schooling options, all funded by tax dollars and without fees.
  • Alberta also has online/virtual education programs, as well as alternative schools available as educational options.
  • The Alberta Centennial Education Plan was launched in 2005. The plan will contribute $500 to the Registered Education Savings Plan of every child born to Alberta residents in 2005 and beyond.
  • Lowest taxes in Canada
  • Employment’s wages are among the highest in Canada.
  • Alberta Supports centres provide employment programs and services across Alberta.
  • Tax relief and rebates to help you save on energy costs.
  • Farming and ranching industries still remain an important part of the province’s culture and economy.
  • Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) is designed to fill labor shortages in the province, support economic growth, and meet the needs of employers.
  • Alberta provides a range of services and grants to support new immigrants, such as Alberta Immigrant Mentorship Innovation Grant, Alberta Newcomer Recognition Award, International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS), and Alberta Settlement and Integration Program.
  • Alberta’s Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Advisory Office helps temporary foreign workers, international students (with work authorization) and employers understand their rights and find solutions to situations involving unfair, unsafe, or unhealthy working conditions.