Alberta has the highest level of economic freedom among all the Canadian provinces and U.S. states, according to a study by the Fraser Institute.

The Economic Freedom of North America 2013 study examined key indicators of economic freedom based on size of government, taxation, regulation, rule of law and property rights.

Among the other provinces, Saskatchewan ranked second overall followed by Newfoundland and Labrador.  Prince Edward Island ranked last in the country and 60th, or dead last overall.