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 ActBill 1 has been introduced to create and support programs that will help Albertans get the best value from their oil and gas resources.
Growth and Diversification ActBill 2 has been introduced to boost high-tech training, add new supports for digital media and bolster 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 comes 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 is now $13.60 per hour, a move towards a living wage for every Albertan.