Living and working in Alberta
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When making a decision on which Canadian province and city to settle and restart your career, it is important to gather basic information of possible locations. Aspects such as weather, population, economy and lifestyle should be considered.
Alberta is the fourth-largest province in Canada, covering an area of 661,000 square kilometers. Our landscapes vary from the Rocky Mountains to the lush boreal forest that covers almost half the province.
Alberta consists of vibrant cities such as Edmonton and Calgary as well as smaller cities such as Lethbridge, Red Deer, Grand Prairie, Medicine Hat and Brooks. Many people also live in small towns or villages that have agriculture based economy.
Visit the following websites to learn more about lifestyle, community, careers, and the economic outlook of Alberta.
Living In Alberta: http://www.albertacanada.com/opportunity/living.aspx
Live In Calgary: http://liveincalgary.com
Newcomers' Guide to Calgary: http://www.calgary.ca/General/Documents/newcomers-map.pdf
Calgary Economic Development: http://www.calgaryeconomicdevelopment.com
Alberta Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies: http://aaisa.ca/
Alberta Immigration: http://www.albertacanada.com/immigration
Alberta Economic Development Authority: http://aeda.alberta.ca/
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation: www.cmhc.ca/newcomers/
Major Agencies Serving Immigrants in Southern Alberta
For a complete listing of all agencies, programs, services and other government funded resources for immigrants in Calgary & Southern Alberta please refer to the following directory: The Employment, Training and Career Services Directory
Directions for Immigrants in Trades and Professional Careers
Calgary Catholic Immigration Society
Brooks and County Immigration Services
Foothills Community Immigrant Services
Calgary Immigrant Women's Association
Catholic Social Services Red Deer
Calgary Immigrant Educational Society
Centre for Newcomers
Immigrant Services Calgary
Immigrant Access Fund
Lethbridge Family Services