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 major contributors to the economy, helping attract and retain a skilled workforce and enhancing Alberta's reputation around the world.

Our programs, services and grants benefit Alberta's families, communities, visitors and investors by:

  • Building a vibrant culture sector
  • Marketing Alberta as a world-class destination
  • Promoting active, healthy lifestyles


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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