About Us

Alberta Culture and Tourism supports the development and sustainability of Alberta’s cultural industries, tourism, the arts, heritage and nonprofit/voluntary sector. Our culture and tourism industries not only enhances Albertans’ quality of life, but are a major contributor to the economy, helps attract and retain a skilled workforce and enhances Alberta’s reputation around the world. Alberta Culture and Tourism’s programs, services and grants focus on building a vibrant culture sector, marketing Alberta as a world-class destination and promoting active, healthy lifestyles for the benefit of Alberta’s families, communities, visitors and investors now and in the future.


To promote, develop and support programs and services that encourage Albertans to enrich their lives through culture and heritage, recreation and sport, tourism and events. To support vibrant and inclusive communities, and contribute to improving the quality of life for Albertans and visitors.


The Ministry also includes the following agencies:

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