AlbertaBETTER helps you make sense of what’s happening in Alberta and discover what it takes to live a good life here.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to create a good life in an equally good society—one where people, business, and the environment can flourish?
We wondered that, too.
AlbertaBETTER is a journey to understand what it takes to create a good life here in Alberta and how we, as Albertans, businesses, and governments, can shape our society so everyone prospers.
From energy and environment to jobs and wages to mental health and poverty rate, we speak with business leaders, economists, and policy experts to explore the issues that matter most to Albertans.
What is like to lead one of Western Canada’s most iconic companies through a pandemic? Ed Sims, President & CEO of WestJet, is a long-time veteran of the airline industry, starting his career as a checking agent at Gatwick airport in the UK. On this episode, Ed...
PODCAST: Episode #041: A National Childcare Program—A Conversation with Maryam Monsef, Canada’s Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development
In its recently tabled budget, the federal government announced a significant investment in developing a national childcare program, investing $30 billion over the next five years and just over $8 billion in an early learning program. Access to quality, reliable, and...
When you think about non-profits, you might immediately think about organizations that support those experiencing homelessness, food banks, or social services. But have you ever considered just how much of an outsized impact that non-profits have on our individual and...
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