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Live Better, For Less

Life’s Better Here, in Canada’s forest communities. Interested in making the move? On this site, you can Find Jobs that are available right now and Register as a Job Seeker. Registered users are automatically matched with the right jobs as they become available, and get Other Services to help keep their job searches moving forward.

We may even be able to help find a new job for a spouse or family member who will be relocating with you.

In the meantime, try out our Cost Comparison Tool below to find out how much time and money you would save moving from a major city to one of over 200 smaller communities across the country where the forest products industry has a major presence!

  Calgary AB 100 Mile House* BC In 5 years, you'd save:
Average Home Value $ 518,143 $ 346,195 $ 171,948
Average Monthly Shelter Costs (Rent) $ 1,366 $ 541 $ 49,500
Average Monthly Shelter Costs (Own) $ 1,640 $ 986 $ 39,240
Median Commute (min) 27 11 348 hrs
 
Average Home Value
Calgary AB $ 518,143
100 Mile House* BC $ 346,195
In 5 years, you'd save: $ 171,948
Average Monthly Shelter Costs (Rent)
Calgary AB $ 1,366
100 Mile House* BC $ 541
In 5 years, you'd save: $ 49,500
Average Monthly Shelter Costs (Own)
Calgary AB $ 1,640
100 Mile House* BC $ 986
In 5 years, you'd save: $ 39,240
Median Commute (min)
Calgary AB 27
100 Mile House* BC 11
In 5 years, you'd save: 348 hrs

* 2016 National Household Survey data not available. Comparative data has been used.

It looks like moving to a forest community could really pay off! Value for your dollar and time is just part of what makes life better here in the forest products industry. You’ll also have the chance to live and work in a safe, friendly community filled with exciting recreation opportunities and natural wonder.

Data Source:2016 and 2011 National Household Survey 1 Value of dwelling – Refers to the dollar amount expected if the dwelling were to be sold. 2 Shelter costs for rented dwellings – Includes all shelter expenses such as the monthly rent and the costs of electricity, heat and municipal services. 3 Shelter cost for owned dwellings – Includes all shelter expenses such as the monthly mortgage payment and the costs of electricity, heat, water and other municipal services, property taxes and condominium fees. 4 Median commute – Refers to how many minutes it takes for a person to travel from home to work, one way.