10/22/2013 12:27 EDT | Updated 03/06/2014 02:59 EST

Reasons The Rest Of Canada Should Be Super Jealous Of Alberta


Some days it seems as if everyone and their brother is moving to Alberta. And it's not hard to see why.

Besides being an economic powerhouse and a showcase of natural beauty, the province actually has some pretty awesome politicians.

OK, OK, we know what you're thinking: Alberta is super-duper conservative -- nothing but old, white dudes in suits talking about oil revenues.

And maybe that was the case in days gone by, but Alberta's economic boom is reshaping the province into a much more progressive place.

Alberta voted in new municipal governments Monday and the two big winners were young, forward-thinking mayors. Naheed Nenshi and Don Iveson are just a couple of the reasons why the rest of Canada should be super jealous of Alberta.

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