The Business Council of Alberta, has a simple but radical idea: making life better.
This means business is a leader in helping Albertans, the economy and the environment thrive.
What We’re Working On
Doing What's Right
Alberta business is focused on the right things, with a strong commitment to environment, social and governance (ESG) innovation and leadership, as a means to achieving shared prosperity
A Model Business Climate
Alberta is the place that enables opportunity and innovation, creates jobs, and attracts people and investment
The Future, On Purpose
An Alberta economy that is adaptive, resilient and thriving, enabling better lives for current and future generations
Policy. Advocacy. Action.
Learn more about our work to create economic and social prosperity for all.
Provincial budgets are more than expense and revenue line items. They are also significant policy announcements and a window into the government’s overall strategy. With the 2019 budget, the Alberta government set out its policy course including four years of forward...
Jack M. Mintz is the President’s Fellow, School of Public Policy, University of Calgary. He is also a special advisor to the Business Council of Alberta. With the Alberta government reducing its corporate income tax rate from 12 to 8% by January 1, 2022,...
A few weeks ago, BCA issued a statement to encourage all Canadian Parliamentarians to work together to ratify the Canada—United States—Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) as quickly as possible. Today, we sent the following letter to each of the federal opposition parties. On...
Adapt. Collaborate. Preserve.
To build a better Alberta, we harness the collective power of business leaders, entrepreneurs, influential decision-makers and unexpected collaborators. We boldly face the challenges ahead, ensuring that our business environment remains competitive and prepared for change, and that our assets, our people, and our environment are protected.
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ALBERTA – Budget 2020 is a continuation of the course mapped out four months ago. It contains few major new initiatives on either the revenue or the expenditure side, but is clearly focused on building a strong economy, creating jobs, attracting investment while...
CALGARY, AB – The Business Council of Alberta would like to express deep disappointment on the decision by Teck Resources Limited to withdraw their application for the “Frontier” oil sands project, citing the primary reason as a lack of clear framework within Canada...