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in Northwest Alberta

Discover life in a place filled with incredible choices including a variety of amenities, activities and places to live, great schools and a friendly community vibe - all set against the backdrop of the northern lights and only minutes to the Rocky Mountains.

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Search results on Indeed show job postings within a 300KM radius of Grande Prairie including Grande Cache, Valleyview, and Fox Creek.

A home for everyone

From single-family homes to multi-family dwellings, Northwest Alberta offers affordable options for everyone to find their perfect home.

Affordable living

Life in Northwest Alberta is budget-friendly, offering some of Canada’s lowest living costs. What’s more, because residents save on housing, they can splurge on exploring the region, entertaining, events and more!

A world of leisure

With fun outdoor adventures, cultural events and vibrant gatherings, there’s something for everyone here. You’ll make great memories, whether out in nature or in one of our many communities.

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The Culture Trail

Whether you’re looking to learn about the traditions of Indigenous Peoples, visiting Bear Creek Folk Festival, cheering on a town rodeo or just exploring the region’s trail network, rest assured you’ll be spoiled for choice.

Warm in all
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Friendly neighbours who greet you with genuine smiles. Vibrant local gatherings that celebrate shared values and traditions. Every corner of Northwest Alberta is bound by tight-knit communities — all that’s missing is you.

Classroom for life

With numerous schools offering public, separate, French language immersion, francophone, Montessori and more, as well as programs spanning from pre-K to Grade 12— not to mention world-class post-secondary courses at Northwestern Polytechnic —our educational options ensure your family thrives and grows.

Wellbeing for all

Opened in 2021 with a $850 million investment, the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital houses a state of the art cancer centre with two radiation vaults, while also training future health care professionals with Northwestern Polytechnic and other universities across the province.

Every place in reach

With highways, railways and airways, Northwest Alberta is well-positioned to make travel hassle-free. Highway 43 provides quick and easy access to larger urban centres as far as the US and Mexico. On the other hand, WestJet and Air Canada connect thousands to both domestic and international destinations.

All taken care of

Ensuring the safety of all members within our region is our utmost priority. With a skilled team of first responders and law enforcement professionals, we strive for prompt and efficient emergency assistance.

Retail Therapy

From everyday essentials to indulgences and luxuries, the options presented by local and global retailers cater to over 300,000 shoppers with various tastes and preferences —which means you will find whatever you need!

Testimonial

Five years ago, we relocated from Jamaica to enhance our family’s quality of life. Finding work was no problem! I’ve held progressive financial roles across several banking institutions. With family ties and a thriving community, we’ve embraced this new chapter wholeheartedly.

Demar
Senior Financial Advisor, Scotia Bank

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Work

Explore the benefits of a career in a place that infuses big-city potential with neighbourly vibes and offers abundant opportunities.

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Play

Imagine having all the perks of urban life right at your fingertips, while the beautiful outdoors are just a stone’s throw away. What adventure will you choose?

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Make the Move

Consider these: diverse job opportunities, housing that is affordable, the choice of either urban or rural living in family-friendly communities and an unparalleled quality of life.

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