Is edmonton a good place to live? what are the ups and downs?

Me and my family are thinking of moving to Edmonton due to the fact that my dad got a job, but we need to know about the whole quality of life, and the attractions, the crime, all that kind of stuff, this is an easy 10 points!

Asked By: ▐▀▀▼▀▀▌ ►++Σ++ ◄ ▐▄▄▲▄▄▌ - 6/7/2008
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I live in Edmonton currently and I have for 4 years now. The one thing that you need to know about the city during this time is that it is extremely expensive to live here. Real Estate Market prices the last couple of years have been record high and although they are just starting to come down a little, it is still on... More
Answered By: ML55 - 6/9/2008
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Alberta in general has a reputation for being full of cowboys and oil riggers, but Edmonton, although the economy is driven primarily by oil production is a surprisingly cultural city. As far as crime goes, it's no different than any other city of its size. There are problems and there are areas you should stay away... More
Answered By: knh959 - 6/7/2008
I myself live in the north end of edmonton. Have lived here for 4 years with my husband and family and we have all survived. We are in the Castledowns area of course they are some problems but in reality they are the problems invovled in any area of the city. So many time it ends up being who you hang around with.Like... More
Answered By: Sandra S - 6/9/2008
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