St. Albert, Alberta
On this sunny Saturday morning I drove twenty minutes northwest to check out St. Albert, a city of 64,000 people that started as a Metis settlement, close to the HBC’s Fort Edmonton. I was curious to see what put St. Albert at the top of MoneySense magazine’s 2014 list of the best places to live in Canada. Although the drive from Edmonton is surprisingly short, St. Albert has a small-town feel, complete with a lazy river, railway tracks, and farmland. Just north of the small downtown, I…
St. Albert overtakes Calgary as best place to live in Canada; Edmonton 8th
St. Albert has overtaken Calgary as the best place to live in Canada, according to a ranking by MoneySense magazine released Wednesday. St. Albert earned the top spot on the annual Best Places to Live in Canada, a ranking based on hard data such as employment, housing prices, crime, weather and household income.