Alberta's economy looking up
More job opportunities, more people working and more support for workers and small businesses.
It’s looking up. As our economy rebounds from recession, we’re helping Albertans get back to work with apprenticeship programs, career planning services and self-employment training. See how you can benefit and take advantage of the recovery.
Growing our economy
Diversifying our economyFinding new opportunities, encouraging investment and getting our products to new markets.
Energy Diversification ActWe’re encouraging companies to turn our oil and gas resources into more valuable products – creating good jobs for Albertans.
Growth and Diversification ActWe’re boosting high-tech training, adding new supports for digital media and bolstering tax credits to stimulate investment.
Jobs and training
Supporting small business
Occupational health and safety changesAn improved OHS system to better protect workers and ensure they have the same rights as other Canadians came into effect on June 1, 2018.
Improved employment standardsModernized workplace laws to protect workers, support families and help businesses stay competitive came into effect Jan 1, 2018.
Minimum wage changesAlberta's minimum wage goes up to $15 per hour on Oct. 1, a move towards a living wage for every Albertan.