Edmonton, Alberta


Edmonton is Canada's fifth largest city by population (with just under 900 000 residents as of 2016) and Canada's northernmost large city. It is the capital city of Alberta and houses the beautiful Alberta Legislature buildings and grounds. The city is home to the world-renowned West Edmonton Mall and the brand new Rogers Place Arena, home of the Edmonton Oilers.

Living In Edmonton

The North Saskatchewan river and a long swath of boreal forest divide Edmonton's north and south sides. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy cycling, walking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing right in the Edmonton river valley. With over 150kms of trails, there is so much to explore! The river valley is also home to more than 20 parks, a golf course, indoor botanical garden, and recreation facilities, most of these within a stone's throw from the downtown core. For those looking to get out of the city centre and right into nature, Elk Island National Park is a short drive from the city. Jasper National Park and Banff National Park are also within a day's drive.

"The City of Champions", as Edmonton is sometimes known, is home to several professional sports teams including the Edmonton Oilers (NHL) and Edmonton Eskimos (CFL). The city has a massive amateur sports community as well, boasting literally hundreds of sports facilities including football, baseball, and soccer fields, hockey arenas, rugby pitches, indoor soccer centres, cycling and running tracks, pools and gymnasiums. There are also several golf courses in the city or within a short drive.

Edmontonians enjoy a lively arts and culture scene. The city hosts a plethora of events and festivals throughout the year and is often referred to as, "Canada's Festival City". Some of these festivals include The Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival, The Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Edmonton International Street Performers Festival, Taste of Edmonton, and Festival of Trees to name a small few. The Capital Region is home to many live music venues, museums, galleries, and restaurants serving cuisine from around the world. There is never a shortage of things to do in this wonderful city.

Edmonton Schools & Education

The city of Edmonton has two distinct school boards for families to choose from, Edmonton Public Schools and Edmonton Catholic Schools, with a combined total of almost 300 institutions. The Capital Region also boasts several post-secondary institutions such as The University of Alberta (U of A), The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) and MacEwan University.

Edmonton Transportation & Commuting

Residents of the city enjoy many transportation options. The city has public bus and Light Rail Transit (LRT) run by Edmonton Transit System (ETS) and has many park-and-ride locations for commuters. There are also yellow bus programs for school-aged children. Edmonton is encircled by a ring road called Anthony Henday Drive, which provides quick freeway access to all sides of the city. The city is accessible globally via Edmonton International Airport (YEG) located just south of the city in Leduc.

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Latest Edmonton Listings

MLS® listing #E4174612 for sale located at 1015 Falconer Road

Courtesy of Ellen Tam of MaxWell Devonshire Realty

4 beds 3 baths 2246 sqft

1015 Falconer Road

Edmonton, Alberta

MLS® #E4174612

$529 000
MLS® listing #E4174613 for sale located at 554 Twin Brooks Bay

Courtesy of Ellen Tam of MaxWell Devonshire Realty

4 beds 3 baths 2119 sqft

554 Twin Brooks Bay

Edmonton, Alberta

MLS® #E4174613

$538 000
MLS® listing #E4174614 for sale located at #41 52510 Range Road 25

Courtesy of Colin Bland of Coldwell Banker Haida Realty

#41 52510 Range Road 25

Rural Parkland County, Alberta

MLS® #E4174614

$84 854

Courtesy of Darlene Strang of RE/MAX Real Estate

4 beds 4 baths 2664 sqft



MLS® #E4174615

$599 800
MLS® listing #E4174600 for sale

Courtesy of Cynthia Harris of Century 21 All Stars Realty Ltd

4 beds 4 baths 24424 sqft

St. Albert, Alberta

MLS® #E4174600

$679 500
MLS® listing #E4174605 for sale located at 32 GRANDIN Road

Courtesy of Jacquie Smith of 2% Realty Pro

4 beds 2 baths 1322 sqft


St. Albert, Alberta

MLS® #E4174605

$389 900
MLS® listing #E4174580 for sale located at 230 51047 RGE RD 221

Courtesy of Scott Macmillan of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 4 baths 2999 sqft

230 51047 RGE RD 221

Rural Strathcona County, Alberta

MLS® #E4174580

$824 702
MLS® listing #E4174579 for sale

Courtesy of Katie Adams of Kennedy Real Estate

2 beds 1 baths 1346 sqft

Rural Athabasca County, Alberta

MLS® #E4174579

$249 900
MLS® listing #E4174581 for sale located at 15019 117A Street

Courtesy of Susan Janzen of MaxWell Challenge Realty

5 beds 3 baths 1119 sqft

15019 117A Street

Edmonton, Alberta

MLS® #E4174581

$350 000
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