Alberta, Can.

Whatever your investment or business goals are, you can achieve them in Alberta, Canada. Whether it’s leading the world in clean tech or developing sustainable food, let’s make it happen together.

Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

photo credit: Travel Alberta, by Neil Zeller

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Alberta may be one of the world’s largest energy producers, but the new economy is fuelled by innovations across multiple key sectors.

A highly educated workforce, stable banking system and global connectivity have helped the province establish itself in emerging sectors like technology, financial services, tourism, aviation and logistics. Continued investment in the areas of energy and clean tech, petrochemicals and agriculture are ensuring that Alberta’s economy is as diverse as its landscapes.

Key Sectors

Alberta’s economy is diversifying. A leader in energy, clean tech and agriculture, Alberta is capitalizing on growth across the technology, financial services, aviation and logistics, and tourism sectors.

Agriculture

Grow your food business in Alberta

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Aviation & Logistics

Meet global demands with Alberta’s world-class infrastructure

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Energy & Cleantech

Power the world with Alberta’s expertise in energy and cleantech

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Financial Services

Establish your financial firm in Alberta

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Petrochemicals

Diversify your petrochemical products in Alberta

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Technology

Lead Alberta’s digital transformation

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Tourism

Alberta welcomes the world

Tourism

Alberta is one of the best places to do business. With low tax rates, less red tape, and access to a talented workforce, in Alberta, you can make it happen.

Environmental, Social and Governance Leadership

Alberta is leader in environmental stewardship.

Affordability

Alberta is one of the most affordable places to live in North America.

Business Friendly

Alberta has the most business-friendly policies in Canada and a strong economy.

Dynamic Cities

Alberta has two vibrant international cities, Calgary and Edmonton.

Economically strong

Alberta invests more per capita than any other province.

Globally Connected

Alberta is internationally connected and export oriented.

Talent and Productivity

Alberta has a young, talented workforce and the highest labour productivity in Canada.

Tax Advantages

Alberta’s low tax rates leave companies with more to invest in people, research, and growth.

Economically Strong

Alberta is home to incredible companies.

Alberta’s economy is diversifying. A leader in energy, clean tech, petrochemicals, and agriculture, Alberta is also capitalizing on growth across the technology, financial services, aviation and logistics and tourism sectors.

Alberta Success Stories

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A green view: $2.5B clean hydrogen investment coming to Alberta

When Northern Petrochemical Corporation was searching the globe for a home for its proposed $2.5 billion clean hydrogen complex, they found it in the Alberta Peace Region.   On November 10, 2021, Northern Petrochemical President and CEO, Geoff Bury, signed a historic land purchase agreement in Grande Prairie with the Municipal District of Greenview for a…

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A new leaf: GoodLeaf chooses Alberta for new vertical farm operation

Alberta is adding GoodLeaf Farms to its growing list of innovative agri-food companies looking to grow Canadian operations and take advantage of Alberta’s welcoming business climate.   GoodLeaf operates proprietary indoor vertical farming systems that use modern technologies to grow varieties of leafy greens year-round without pesticides or herbicides. The company’s new 74,000-square-foot indoor vertical farm…

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A prime example: Amazon Web Services makes high-impact $4.3B investment in Alberta tech

Alberta’s vibrant tech sector continues to see international investment—this time with a record $4.3 billion investment by 2037 from Amazon Web Services to build a new cloud computing hub in Calgary, announced November 8, 2021.   Calgary—a city often known for its energy headquarters—has become home to billions in investment from tech innovators in recent years….

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Air Products Canada announces $1.3B hydrogen plant

In June 2021, Air Products Canada announced the construction of a $1.3-billion hydrogen plant in Alberta’s Industrial Heartland. The plant would produce hydrogen-fuelled electricity and liquid hydrogen for transportation, as soon as 2024.

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Amazon’s first Canadian renewable energy project coming to Alberta

Alberta will be home to Amazon’s first renewable energy project in Canada. The 80-megawatt solar farm will contribute over 195,000 megawatt-hours to the grid.

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Attabotics revolutionizes logistics with robotics

Listed as one of CNBC’s 50 top disruptors in 2020, Attabotics is revolutionizing supply chains and fulfillment centres. Its storage and retrieval systems integrate leading robotics, AI and Internet of Things (IOT) technology to solve complex problems. Attobotics recently raised a total of $82 million in Series C funding and received over $30 million in…

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ESG leadership is a key focus in Alberta’s economy

Alberta is working hard to create a sustainable, low carbon future for the world through environmental stewardship, positive social change and global governance leadership.

Foothills outside of Coleman, Alberta

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