The Alberta Jobs Plan is creating jobs and getting Albertans back on their feet.

By working together with Alberta business leaders, workers and economic experts, we're creating a more resilient and more diversified economy for the future.

Newest business supports

A number of new programs and services for businesses have been developed as part of the Alberta Jobs Plan.

About the plan

The programs implemented through the Alberta Jobs Plan are moving Alberta forward by supporting infrastructure investment, economic diversification and business growth.

Read the Alberta Jobs Plan: Building an Economy for the Future (0.9 MB)

 

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Investing in infrastructure

Keeping Albertans working by building the roads, transit, schools and other facilities needed to support the economy.

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Diversifying the economy

Finding new opportunities and adding value to the areas we're already successful in.

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Supporting Alberta businesses

Small and medium-sized businesses are essential to Alberta's economy.

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Encouraging investment and market diversification

Enhancing and attracting new investment and helping businesses get their products to new markets.

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Strengthening education and training

Good jobs begin with a good education.

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Supporting families and communities

Helping Alberta's families through the economic downturn by protecting the services they need.

News

New support for Grande Prairie entrepreneurs

Feb 23, 2017

Grande Prairie is the second location to receive business incubator funding under the Alberta Entrepreneurship Incubator Program. 

Red Deer College students gain green tech opportunities

Jan 20, 2017

Infrastructure funding will help Red Deer College students access new training opportunities in the alternative energy sector.

New tax credits connect Alberta business with investors

Jan 12, 2017

The New Year brings new opportunities to invest in Alberta businesses as intake opens for two new tax credits to create jobs and diversify the economy.  

Businesses reach new markets with export supports

Jan 11, 2017

More than 80 Alberta companies are expanding their global export opportunities thanks to the Alberta Export Expansion Package’s programs. 

Tax cut benefits small businesses, supports jobs

Dec 29, 2016

Small business owners will save an estimated $185 million in 2017 as part of Alberta’s plan to transition the province to a greener, more diversified economy.

Petrochemical plants will diversify economy, create jobs

Dec 05, 2016

Two new petrochemical projects approved by the provincial government will add jobs, diversify the energy industry and create lasting benefits for Alberta’s economy.

Opening doors to diversify markets in Japan and China

Nov 14, 2016

Economic Development and Trade Minister Deron Bilous will lead a mission to Japan and China from November 15 to 27 to help diversify markets and build on relationships forged during his mission in March.

Partnership seeks better market access via Port of Vancouver

Nov 10, 2016

New collaboration with the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority will promote more opportunities for Alberta businesses to sell to Asia and other markets.

More support to attract businesses, jobs to Edmonton

Nov 10, 2016

A major investment attraction strategy developed by trade and investment experts at the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC) will receive $3 million from the provincial and federal governments, supporting a co-ordinated effort to attract businesses and jobs to the Metro Edmonton region.

Tax credits to boost investment, create jobs

Nov 08, 2016

Bill 30, the Investing in a Diversified Alberta Economy Act, was introduced today to allow government to establish two tax credits that would drive innovation, diversification and job creation.