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Opportunity Alberta

Learn about living and working in Alberta with resources and information to help you successfully move, immigrate or start a business.

Services and information

Learn about some of the things that make Alberta a great place to live.

Learn about the various immigration pathways and programs available to help you move to Alberta.

Tips for finding work in Alberta and learn how credentials transfer from other countries.

Programs and information to help you visit, study or work in Alberta.

Information to help newcomers and immigrants prepare to come and make Alberta their home.

Information and resources for newcomers on how to start a business.

Resources to assess and improve your English language skills.

Overview

Every year, people from across Canada and all over the world come to Alberta as their place of choice to work and live. Alberta has a high standard of living, diverse and welcoming communities, stunning landscapes, a focus on economic growth, creating jobs and abundant opportunities for entrepreneurs.

The information provided here will help you learn what you need to know about moving to Alberta for a short time, or making it your home.

Start a business in Alberta

Alberta is open for business. If you are an international graduate, there may be opportunities to put your ideas to work in Alberta.

Alberta international graduates

International students graduating from an Alberta post-secondary program can stay permanently by starting up a business.

Learn more

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Foreign graduates

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In January 2021, students graduating from a post-secondary program outside of Canada can apply to start a business in Alberta and stay permanently.

More information coming soon.

Find out more

Life in Alberta

Learn about some of the things that make Alberta a great place to live.

Work in Alberta

Tips for finding work in Alberta and learn how credentials transfer from other countries.

Immigrate and start a business in Alberta

Information and resources for newcomers on how to start a business.

Live permanently in Alberta

Learn about the various immigration pathways and programs available to help you move to Alberta.

Come temporarily to Alberta

Programs and information to help you visit, study or work in Alberta.

Make Alberta your home

Information to help newcomers and immigrants prepare to come and make Alberta their home.

Improve your English

Resources to assess and improve your English language skills.

Contact

Connect with the Immigrate to Alberta Information Service:

Hours: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (Open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-6419
Toll free: 1-877-427-6419

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