Find out about Alberta and its beauty, diversity, industry, and reasons to work and live there. It’s a beautiful province abounding with wide expanses of wilderness, rivers, lakes, rural communities, and cities such as Edmonton and Calgary. There are many historic sites and museums, libraries, provincial art, and artifact collections to visit in person and online. The Oil Industry brought a great deal of business and immigrants to the province over the years and is still operating in various forms. Farming is huge, so If you have a viable new business to start or are able to buy into an existing farm operation, the land is rich and supports a variety of agricultural and animal farming. If you are looking to start a farm in the province, have a look at the Alberta Self-employed Farmer Program. View the images in this video to appreciate how much Alberta offers as far as developed cities, farmland, lakes, rivers, mountains, forests, and glorious scenery throughout the province.
- Population: 4,436,258
- Area: 661,800 km²
- Capital: Edmonton
- Colleges and universities: University of Alberta · University of Calgary · MacEwan University · University of Lethbridge · Mount Royal University · Northern Alberta Institute of Technology · Athabasca University · Bow Valley College · Concordia · University of Edmonton · Keyano College · Lakeland College · Plaza College