Living Here

Southeast Alberta’s residents enjoy careers that are as professionally fulfilling as they are financially rewarding. Our diverse economy features a low and stable un
rate and exciting growth industries like renewable energy and unmanned vehicle systems.

Outdoor enthusiasts will need all 12 months of great weather to explore Medicine Hat’s 100 kilometre parks system and the unique rock formations of the Canadian Badlands.

If arts and culture are more your thing, you won’t be disappointed. Our communities host a vibrant and creative arts scene. Events at our local libraries, museums and cultural venues will keep your calendar full.

Add safe, clean communities and low tax rates to this picture, and you have the perfect balance between low living costs, professional opportunities, and a high quality of life.

Our Communities

Our region is home to five distinct areas, each offering their own unique opportunities.
Bow Island
Cypress County
The County of Forty Mile


Find employment in the thriving Southeast Alberta job market.
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Our housing costs and rental rates are low in comparison with the rest of Alberta.
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Alberta is known for quality education. We have several public and private
elementary and French Immersion and secondary schools, as well as
post-secondary education options.
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Alberta residents enjoy excellent free healthcare. The Medicine Hat Regional
Hospital and other first-rate clinics serve local residents.
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Things to Do

From the vibrant creative and cultural scene in Medicine Hat to the expansive
Canadian Badlands, you’ll never run out of things to do in Southeast Alberta.
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