Ministry of Culture and Tourism

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

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.

Volunteer Screening Program

The Alberta Volunteer Screening Program is a unique partnership between Culture and Tourism and Volunteer Alberta, focused on education and training by providing non-profit organizations with tools and resources for screening volunteers.

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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