Working to make life better

Supports, programs and initiatives that improve life for Albertans.

Services and information

We’re working to give Albertans the support they need to build their potential, their businesses and our economy. Find out how we’re working to make life better for you.

Making life more affordable

  • Increasing access to affordable, high-quality education for university, college and apprenticeship students.
  • Find child care centres offering daycare for children 0 to kindergarten with maximum fees of $25 per day.
  • We're working to reduce poverty by making life more affordable, building safe homes and helping Albertans gain skills to get good jobs.

Creating jobs

  • Programs, tools and resources to help out-of-work Albertans get trained and return to the job market.
  • Get free advice and access career and education programs at Alberta Supports Centres. Call 1-877-644-9992 Mon-Fri from 7:30 am to 8 pm.

Supporting business

  • Supports are available to help Alberta entrepreneurs and small businesses start, grow and succeed.
  • Get free advice and referrals to business supports. Call 1-800-272-9675 Mon-Fri from 8:30-4:30 or talk to a Business Link advisor online.

Growing our economy

Supporting workers

  • An improved OHS system to better protect workers and ensure they have the same rights as other Canadians came into effect on June 1, 2018.
  • Modernized workplace laws to protect workers, support families and help businesses stay competitive came into effect Jan 1, 2018.
  • Alberta's minimum wage went up to $15/hour on October 1, a move towards a fair wage for every Albertan.