Ministry of Culture and Tourism

Works to improve Albertans’ quality of life through support of cultural development, historical preservation and tourism opportunities.

Key services

In focus

  • Getting moving towards a more active Alberta

    Our vision of a more active Alberta is a province where all Albertans enjoy a high quality of life, improved health and wellness, strong communities, economic benefits and personal fulfilment through recreation, active living and sport.

  • Indigenous Tourism

    The Government of Alberta is partnering with Indigenous tourism organizations to support and develop resources for Indigenous entrepreneurs and businesses in creating authentic tourism experiences.

  • French Policy/Politique en matière de francophonie

    In June 2017, the government unveiled a policy to enhance its services in French and support Alberta’s Francophonie. En juin 2017, le gouvernement a dévoilé une politique pour améliorer les services en français et appuyer la francophonie albertaine.

Our responsibilities

Supporting the development and sustainability of Alberta's:

  • Creative and cultural industries
  • Tourism industry
  • Artists and arts community
  • Recreation and sport
  • Heritage
  • Non-profit/voluntary sector

Our programs, services and grants benefit Alberta's families, communities, visitors and investors by:

  • building a vibrant culture sector
  • marketing Alberta as a world-class destination
  • promoting active, healthy lifestyles

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