Ministries of the Alberta Government
The Ministries of the Alberta government are run by their respective Ministers to manage and legislate for their portfolios. A Minister of Education will be responsible for matters related to education, the Minister of Energy will be responsible for matters related to energy, and so on. Click the "Learn More" button to learn more about each Ministry and the Ministers attached to them.
The Ministry of Advanced Education is responsible for post-secondary education for adults. This Ministry manages student loans and post-secondary applications and has information on apprenticeships.
Ministry of Advanced Education
The Ministry of Children's Services is responsible for managing services including adoption, the Alberta Child Benefit, and child care. It also covers child intervention and child abuse supports.
Ministry of Children's Services
The Ministry of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women is responsible for supporting Alberta's cultural industries and heritage as well as policy related to gender equality.
Ministry of Culture, Multiculturalism & Status of Women
The Ministry of Education is responsible for matters related to education for children up to Grade 12 in public schools (including Catholic, Protestant, charter, and Francophone schools).
Ministry of Education
The Ministry of Environment & Parks is responsible for Alberta's parks and environmental policies on topics including air quality, climate change, land and waste management, water quality, and wildlife.
Ministry of Environment & Parks
The Ministry of Indigenous Relations is responsible for managing relationships with Indigenous communities the Alberta government's behalf, as well as things like economic supports for Indigenous communities.
Ministry of Indigenous Relations
The Ministry of Intergovernmental Relations is responsible for managing interactions and relationships with other provincial and governments within Canada as well as the federal government, and representing Alberta's interests in general.
Ministry of Intergovernmental Relations
The Ministry of Labour & Immigration is responsible for legislation regarding labour rights and relations, as well as providing programs and services to help workers find jobs and training. It also helps immigrants look for employment and residency.
Ministry of Labour & Immigration
The Ministry of Seniors and Housing is responsible for providing supports for elderly people including special needs assistance, financial assistance, etc.. It also covers housing programs like SHARP for seniors as well as general affordable housing programs.
Ministry of Seniors & Housing
The Ministry of Transportation is responsible for policies on transportation guidelines, transportation tendering and contracting, and commercial transportation. They also provide grants and funding for municipalities, among other things.
Ministry of Transportation
The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is responsible for managing the government's involvement in agriculture & forestry, as well as climate & weather information.
Ministry of Agriculture & Forestry
The Ministry of Community and Social Services is responsible for a wide range of social services, ranging from financial supports like AISH and Income Support to helping homeless or unemployed Albertans.
Ministry of Community & Social Services
The Ministry of Economic Development, Trade & Tourism is responsible for policies related to investment, innovation, and growth in Alberta's economy as well as tourism.
Ministry of Economic Development, Trade & Tourism
The Ministry of Energy is responsible for matters related to Alberta's energy sector, including things like royalties, legislation, and information on coal, minerals, natural gas, oil, oil sands, and petroleum.
Ministry of Energy
The Ministry of Health is responsible for policy and management of Alberta's healthcare system, including resources for healthcare professionals as well as information on health services and benefits for the public.
Ministry of Health
The Ministry of Infrastructure is responsible for managing government-owned infrastructure (i.e., health facilities and equipment, municipal infrastructure help, roads and bridges, etc.) as well as handling contracts for infrastructure-related projects.
Ministry of Infrastructure
The Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General is responsible for managing prosecutions, correctional services, and law enforcement and investigation in the province, as well as things like security permits and victims services.
Ministry of Justice & Solicitor General
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs is responsible for managing how municipal governments, grants, and elections work, as well as regulations related to things like safety codes and home warranties.
Ministry of Municipal Affairs
The Ministry of Service Alberta is responsible for a wide variety of services ranging from business and driver's licences, to registry services and agents, to buying or selling a vehicle, and much more.
Ministry of Service Alberta
The Ministry of Treasury Board & Finance is responsible for taxes, levies, insurance, pensions, banking, investor relations, Alberta's budget, the Heritage Savings Trust Fund, and economic outlook, analysis, and statistics, among other topics.
Ministry of Treasury Board & Finance
Associate Ministries of the Alberta Government
The purpose of the Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addiction is to work with the Minister of Health and other Ministries as needed to focus on addressing addiction and mental health problems, specifically focusing on the opioid crisis.
Associate Ministry of Mental Health & Addictions
The purpose of the Associate Minister of Red Tape Reduction is to coordinate with other Ministers to reduce regulations, with the stated goal of making it easier to create jobs in Alberta.
Associate Ministry of Red Tape Reduction
The purpose of the Associate Minister of Natural Gas is to work with the Minister of Energy and other Ministries as necessary to promote Alberta's natural gas resources, with the goal of improving market access for Alberta's liquid natural gas.
Associate Ministry of Natural Gas