Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Tourism

Leads economic development efforts, supports businesses and investors and promotes Alberta's tourism industry.

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  • A plan for jobs and the economy.
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Our responsibilities

Building a resilient, robust and dynamic Alberta economy. The ministry ensures outcomes are achieved by:

  • supporting businesses and private sector job creators
  • enhancing access to capital for small and medium-sized businesses
  • supporting the development and sustainability of Alberta’s tourism industry
  • coordinating and leveraging research and innovation to increase the commercialization of Alberta ideas and meet the needs of Albertans
  • facilitating export development and investment attraction from targeted international markets and marketing Alberta as a world-class tourism destination
  • enhancing Alberta's national and international presence
  • leading Alberta's negotiations on international trade agreements

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