Rankings out of 190 cities:
Low unemployment: 5
Population growth: 110
Household income: 6
Discretionary income: 3
Average house price: 186
Average time to buy: 161
Doctors per 1,000: 7
Health professionals: 49
Canmore certainly benefits from its proximity to Banff National Park, which attracts tourists year-round. That means jobs are plentiful in the recreation, food and beverage, and hospitality sectors. In fact, out of our top 10 places for jobs, Canmore has the lowest unemployment rate and the second highest household income. But on the opposite side of the spectrum, Canmore has some of the least affordable housing in the entire country.
April 23 (Bloomberg) -- Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, comments on tech stocks. He speaks with Betty Liu on Bloomberg ... More April 23 (Bloomberg) -- Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, comments on tech stocks. He speaks with Betty Liu on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)
Date 14 mins ago, Duration 0:52, Views 0
Have your say
Is it important to own a house?
Thanks for being one of the first people to vote. Results will be available soon. Check for results
- 76 %1. Yes, owning a home is an investment that will pay off.
- 2. No, I'd rather save my money and rent.
- 3. No, I can't afford to buy a home.
- 4. I don't know.