Opportunity Alberta

Overview

Learn about life, work and ways to immigrate to Alberta.

Learn about opportunities in your language

In 15 languages, learn about moving to Alberta for a short time and ways of making the province your home.

  • Options to visit, work or study temporarily.
  • Immigration pathways to stay permanently.
  • Finding work and starting a business.
  • Resources and information to help you and your family settle into your new home.

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Alberta's opportunity by the numbers

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Alberta offers the highest median after-tax income in Canada at $72,500.

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Explore mountains, lakes, rivers, forests and rolling prairies across more than 455 national and provincial parks and protected areas in Alberta.

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We helped more than 6,000 newcomers settle permanently in Alberta in 2021.

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Alberta has 26 universities and colleges with world-class post-secondary education and research and opportunities to gain permanent residency after you graduate.

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With the lowest business tax rate in Canada and among the lowest in North America at just 8%, Alberta is the perfect destination to launch your business.

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Life in Alberta

Life in Alberta provides many opportunities for you and your family, including world-class education and health care, diverse communities and cultures, abundant job opportunities and stunning landscapes.

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Live permanently in Alberta

Explore the various federal and provincial immigration pathways and programs to help you move to Alberta permanently. This includes immigration programs for those who are working or intend to work in Alberta, as well as entrepreneurs interested in establishing a business in the province.

Learn about living permanently in Alberta

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Find work in Alberta

We offer various resources and supports to help you find work and build your career in Alberta, including credential recognition, training and workshops, and coaching and networking opportunities.

Learn about working in Alberta

Start a business in Alberta

With the lowest business tax in Canada, a young, educated and diverse workforce, and resources to support you along the way, Alberta is the ideal destination to launch your business.

Learn about starting a business in Alberta

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Come temporarily to Alberta

Learn about services and programs to help you visit, study or work temporarily in Alberta, including visas, post-secondary programs and Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

Learn about visiting Alberta

Make Alberta your home

Access information and services to help you prepare to come and settle into your new home in Alberta, including finding housing, getting a driver's licence, accessing health care, registering your children for child care and school, and improving your English.

Learn about making Alberta your home

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Experience limitless opportunities in Alberta

Are you ready to experience all that Alberta has to offer? Contact us to learn more about how you can live and work in Alberta.

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