Why Edmonton Hero

Five minutes here and you're one of us

An up-and-coming mid-sized metropolis in Western Canada that punches above its weight. See for yourself why the world needs more Edmonton.

What sets Edmonton apart?

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A city reinvented

New light rail transit, office towers and entertainment venues — Edmonton's downtown is in the middle of a $7 billion transformation.

One of Canada’s youngest, fastest growing cities

Edmonton’s population is one of the youngest in the country, with 31 per cent of individuals under the age of 25 and an average age of 37.7.

Open for business

With no provincial sales tax and extremely low personal and corporate tax rates, Edmonton is one of the most cost-competitive places to do business in the world.

What Edmonton has to offer

Edmonton is Canada’s fastest growing, perfectly located, makes things happen, entrepreneurially-minded, resilient, down-to-earth, young & talented, did we mention proven track record, city.
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Business Climate

Edmonton’s business climate is one of the friendliest in the world. An ethic of spirited collaboration combined with some of the lowest tax rates in North America means that if you can dream it, then you can build it here.
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Low cost of living, a welcoming and diverse city, a young population, and an abundance of festivals happening year-round helps to make Edmonton one of the funnest places in the world to live and grow.
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Six publicly funded post-secondary institutions and more than 100,000 students from over 140 different countries provides companies and industry in Edmonton with the exceptional talent needed to succeed in an increasingly competitive world.
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Edmonton's Bike Network


An ever-expanding public infrastructure in Edmonton undergirds our city and enhances our citizen’s lives, getting them to where they need to be and facilitating the connections needed for them to succeed.
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A number of incentives, funding and programs from across government levels can be accessed by entrepreneurs, companies and investors to start or grow their business.
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Take a risk. It’s the most Edmonton thing you can do.


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