Why invest in Alberta?

Alberta is one of the most competitive places to invest in North America, with the lowest taxes in Canada, low energy costs, low cost of running a business and a stable, secure business environment.


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Most competitive taxation system in Canada

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Highest GDP growth in Canada in the past 10 years

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Over $180 billion worth of major projects proposed or under construction

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Investment per capita more than double the Canadian average

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64% of the workforce with post-secondary education


Why Alberta?

World-Class Companies

Key Industries

What's New


Economic Highlights for the Week of October 7, 2019 - /articles-pages/weekly-economic-highlights/2019-10-07-weekly-economic-highlights/
In September 2019, Alberta's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 6.6%, a decrease of 0.4% from September 2018. The national unemployment rate was 5.5% in September 2019, down 0.3% from the same period in 2018.

Major Project Updates for the Month of September 2019 - /articles-pages/major-projects-feeds/september-2019-major-projects-updates/
A monthly update of recently added, under construction, and completed projects in the Alberta Major Projects Inventory.

Oil and Gas Quarterly - /publications/oil-and-gas-quarterly/
Information on the activities occurring in the oil and gas industry, including government and industry updates and detailed project listings.

Petrochemical and Midstream Regulatory Roadmaps - /publications/downstream-and-midstream-regulatory-roadmaps/
The Regulatory Roadmaps are a planning tool to support companies in the project development stage for petrochemical and midstream facilities in Alberta.

Information and Updates

How we can Help

Invest Alberta is your one-stop government connection to doing business in Alberta. Through our extensive network of international and local contacts, our team of investment professionals provides a centralized, coordinated service to support foreign investors throughout the investment and business
expansion process.

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