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The Region of Newell has a unique situation for Cost of Living. The Opportunities in the rich Oil and Gas fields of the Region of Newell provide high income for those working in its fields, but contrasts the other industries working in the Region. The following section will help you better understand the various Costs of Living in the Region of Newell and in the communities found inside.     
 
Taxation

Residential property taxes are a major factor in the consideration of moving or purchasing a home. Luckily Alberta and the County of Newell pay relatively low property and municipal taxes in comparison across Canada.

The average mill rates throughout the county are as stated:

 
 
Housing Affordability

The County of Newell has lower housing costs than many other surrounding areas in southern Alberta. For example a house within the County of Newell generally costs 42% less than a house in Calgary and roughly 20% less than a house in Medicine Hat and Lethbridge. In terms of rented dwellings, $616...

 
 
Cost of Living Comparison

The cost of living is relatively lower within the Newell Region than those in larger urban centres, generally giving consumers within the Newell Region higher purchasing power. Overall Alberta generally has a lower cost of living than many other provinces across Canada, and coupled with Alberta’s...

 
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Events

Fresh Food Box Day


Fresh Produce - Heart Healthy! Fresh Food Club program of Food Coalition Society of Brooks happens at St. Mary's Catholic Church Hall. ORDER DEADLINE is May 11, 2017 BOX PICK-UP Day is May 16, 2017 Call 403-363-1048 for information.

Posted by: Food Coalition Society of Brooks


2017 Brooks & District EXPO- Trade Show


Stop by my booth # 512 Friday, April 28th until Sunday, April 30th.

Posted by: Scentsy - Independent Consultant


Babysitting Course


Saturday, April 29 2017 9:00AM - 4:00PM at the Duchess Rec Centre

Posted by: Village of Duchess

 





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