Edmonton is a Canadian Province

By: Douglas Scott

Edmonton is the capital of Alberta a Canadian province.It has a northern continental climate with extreme seasonal temperatures. It is well known for its scenic river valley and a thriving music and art community. It has a growing population of more than one million people.

The role of the Tourism is to plan, implement and evaluate marketing, sales and communications programs to increase travel and promote Greater Edmonton as a must see tourist destination.

The Festival City showcasing Canadas first fringe theatre festival, an outdoor Shakespeare festival and one of the worlds finest folk music festivals are only three of the over 30 festivals put on in each year not only in the summer, but throughout the year.

The city has a fascinating history. There are over 25 museums, lots of parks and river side green space and activities and sports to keep anybody busy and happy.

Attractions include some of the following the Mall, Provincial Museum of Alberta Edmonton Space and Science Centre, Valley Zoo, Fort Park, John Janzen Nature Centre River Valley Parks Muttart, Conservatory Candy Cane Lane Christmas Lights, City of Archives Telephone and Historical Centre Alberta Aviation Museum area attractions.

In Edmonton, everyone has access to world class health care. It is important to be proactive in taking care of your own health, but primary health care is always available through the public health care.

More than 400 bars, lounges, and pubs in Edmonton. You can also meet your friends over a coffee, or if you wish, get your wine, beer or liquor at a liquor store.

It has over 1500 restaurants to choose from, running the full range from affordable fast food, to interesting ethnic restaurants, to fine dining.

It has a booming economy and a diverse and creative workforce. If you are moving to Canada from another country, you must go through Edmonton is recognized throughout Canada as a leader in childrens education, college and university training and as a centre of research. It is the home of some of the best colleges and universities in Canada...

Check out the smaller towns around the city. Head out to Saint Albert. Or you can head east to Sherwood Park on the western edge of Elk Island National Park, or south to Leduc and Albertas farm country.

For those travelling between Canada and the US, new rules come into effect January 23rd, 2007.

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