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.

VIDEO: Canadian Energy: A New Vision Emerging

VIDEO: Canadian Energy: A New Vision Emerging

In October, one of the Business Council of Alberta’s founding members and Board Vice-Chair, Mac Van Wielingen, presented a new and bold vision for the energy industry going forward to delegates at the Economic of Canada’s event, Canadian Energy: A New Vision Emerging....

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Think that the business of business is business? Think again.

Think that the business of business is business? Think again.

Few ideas in our society are more dated or myopic than “the business of business is business.” The famous quote from the otherwise brilliant Milton Friedman has seen its time in the spotlight, but sentiment is evolving to be broader. Like many things left from the...

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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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Canadian Parliament Should Ratify USMCA in Record Time

ALBERTA-The Business Council of Alberta is encouraging all Parliamentarians to work together and ratify The United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade agreement as quickly as possible. Yesterday the US Senate ratified the USMCA, the “New NAFTA.” Mexico’s...

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