|Lacombe is a great place to live and raise a family.|
The City of Lacombe has been ranked as the 26th best place to live in Canada for 2012 by MoneySense, the country’s leading personal finance magazine and personal finance website.
“We are extremely proud of our community, and this ranking just confirms what we already know,” said Mayor Stephen Christie. “Lacombe is a great place to live and raise a family.”
Lacombe also ranked ninth in discretionary income, 14th in top places to find a job and 30th for top places to raise children.
“This recognition attests to the quality of life that exists in Lacombe for residents and businesses alike,” said Chief Administrative Officer Norma MacQuarrie. “However, we recognize that there is always room for improvement, and we are working diligently towards a becoming the most beautiful city in Alberta with a passion for long term sustainability.”
The magazine uses information on Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomeration areas as defined by Statistic Canada, weighing and ranking 190 cities and towns nationwide by 22 separate categories.
To find out more about the MoneySense rankings go to http://www.moneysense.ca/2012/03/20/canadas-best-places-to-live-2012/.