Lacombe has placed fifth in Moneyinc.com’s 20 best places to live in Canada list.
Camrose and Red Deer placed 11th and 12th respectively, as the only other Alberta municipalities on the list.
Says the site of Red Deer: “As you’d expect of such a large city, there’s plenty on offer in terms of recreational entertainment, with a great range of arts and cultural programs (Central Alberta Theatre, Ignition Theatre, Central Music Festival, the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra, the Red Deer Museum + Art Gallery and the Red Deer Royals being some of the key highlights).
“Completing the round of great features is an excellent health care system, good local schools, an impressive infrastructure and an economy that’s able to sustain an average income of $90,844 and a consistently low unemployment rate of just 4.9%.”
Lacombe is the highest-ranked Alberta city on the list, with Oakville, Ont., coming in first. Ottawa, Ontario’s Russell Township and Quebec’s Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville round out the top five.
“Peaceful, safe, and with an abundance of things to see and do, there is every reason in the book as to why this little city (Lacombe) is one of Canada’s best places to live,” the website states.
The whole list can be found here.