Making life better
Making life better
Making life better
Making life better

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.

10 Ideas to Ignite Alberta’s Economy

10 Ideas to Ignite Alberta’s Economy

A strong economy is a common indicator of prosperity. Alberta’s economy has been struggling since the oil price crash in 2014. Since 2013, Alberta’s per capita GDP has fallen 3.8%, which is by far the worst performance of all the Canadian provinces. There are no...

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Our Approach

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.

Our Members


Top Alberta companies in every sector


Over 200,000 working Albertans


Tens of billions annually in our economy

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Statement on Encana’s Decision to Relocate Headquarters

For Immediate Release November 1, 2019 ALBERTA — The announcement of Encana’s upcoming head office departure is a sad development for Alberta, but it’s far from a canary in a coal mine that many are describing it as. At this stage, it’s part of a pattern that occurs...

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