There is no sugar coating the fact that COVID-19 has been exceptionally hard on Alberta’s tourism industry. But, the Conference Board of Canada predicts that, by 2023, Alberta will welcome more out-of-province visitors than in any year before the pandemic.
If money makes the world go around, the world is in Alberta.
The spirit of the province as experienced in art, customs and traditions is at the forefront of Alberta Culture Days — a 30-day celebration each September. It’s that community spirit that binds the arts and creative communities in a spirit of collaboration that attracts artists and creatives with a global reach.
Albertans work hard, and we might just play even harder.
Alberta may be landlocked, but it’s home to two ports — Port Alberta, in the Edmonton region, and the Calgary Region Inland Port. These Foreign Trade Zone Points are strategic locations for international trade and facilitate access to markets across Western Canada and beyond.
Alberta is Canada’s energy province with vast resources in conventional oil, unconventional oil (oil sands), natural gas and green energy solutions.
Alberta’s sweeping agricultural landscape covers about one-third of the province.