We are located in the wealthiest province in the country, and have a median family income that’s +30% higher than the national average. Our GDP is $85.5 billion, with an annual growth rate of 1.8%. Our diversified and resilient economy make us a reliable city of choice for companies on the grow.
Approximately 56 per cent of our city’s population, over the age of 15, has some form of post-secondary education attainment. We're home to internationally renowned education and research institutions such as the University of Alberta and the Artificial Machine Intelligence Institute (AMII).
Edmonton is the ideal access hub for North America and beyond. Edmonton International Airport is a designated Foreign Trade Zone, with premium international flights that connect our city to over 60 destinations all over Canada, the United States, Asia and Europe.
Edmonton is not like other cities and that's a good thing.
KPMG ranks Canada as the number one tax competitive jurisdiction in the world, and Edmonton as the number one tax competitive city in Canada, among other global mid-sized cities.
A well-balanced city for youth in urban work, Edmonton was named by YouthfulCities as the overall winner in areas of affordability, education, employment and entrepreneurship.
The University of Alberta is ranked 3rd globally for the past 25 years (CSRankings) in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning research, and has contributed to some of the field’s most important advancements.
Edmonton is a city where people and business are so quick to band together in the pursuit of greatness. You don't bump elbows here. You don't get stuck behind a wall of red tape.