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.
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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...
A thriving economy is central to the Business Council of Alberta’s vision of making lives better for Albertans and all Canadians. Indeed, a strong economy is one of the most common indicators for what it means to be prosperous. The more value an economy generates,...
For top executives and the teams they steward, mental health is a significant and growing focus. It’s also a critical component of social prosperity. At the Business Council of Alberta, it is an area of deep importance to our members, along with the associated issues...
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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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...
ALBERTA — A strong and prosperous Alberta requires a stable and sustained partnership between government, business, and people. The Provincial Government has pledged to work with industry and Albertans to create a strong vision for Alberta’s economic future and...