Making life better requires a collaborative and pragmatic approach to policy.
The Council works with the provincial and federal governments to advocate for bold, productive and innovative policies, initiatives, and investments that will build social and economic prosperity in Alberta.
Our broad-based and pragmatic policy, backed up with unsurpassed government engagement and advocacy, has a strong track record of getting implemented and solving problems.
Explore our recent advocacy work below, including official letters and submissions, opinion pieces, and statements on government decisions and policies.
Fall Economic Statement promotes energy infrastructure and Indigenous investment but lacks clear plan for long-term growth
Calgary, Alberta—Today’s Fall Economic Statement focuses on housing and...
90% of Albertans feel they have an opportunity to live a good life; and...
Competitiveness, growth, and Canada’s opportunity to lead on the agenda as one of the largest delegations of Alberta CEOs heads to Ottawa
Ottawa, Ontario—A delegation of business leaders from across Alberta arrives...
Canada will struggle to achieve its environmental goals with current regulatory systems, says report from Business Council of Alberta
New report from the Business Council of Alberta outlines pragmatic solutions...
Federal budget takes important steps on key areas for Alberta; policy pieces still need to land to unlock investment
The Business Council of Alberta welcomes Budget 2023’s signal towards implementing a productive growth agenda for Canada, among other objectives.
Statement on Alberta’s Budget 2023 and a look at the coming years ahead.
With a projected $12.3 billion surplus for this year and future years of surplus likely, Alberta is experiencing the most dramatic fiscal turnaround in Canadian history. This report recommends three priorities, or “big rocks” to use in allocating surpluses in a way that balances short-term opportunities and long-term sustainability.
The Federal Government’s Fall Economic Statement includes steps in the right direction, but government still needs a solid focus on growth and productivity in the near-term.
Alberta businesses welcome announcement by Government of Canada to substantially enhance immigration targets.
Alberta is just getting started: Visionary plan sets out a pathway to unleash Alberta’s potential for the next decade
The Business Council of Alberta is proud to launch our flagship project, Define the Decade, which sets out a visionary plan for Alberta’s future.