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Read the latest news from Alberta Blue Cross®, featuring news releases and corporate announcements.

Media releases


Alberta Blue Cross® announces Community Wellbeing grant program recipients

Alberta Blue Cross has just awarded $150,000 to 75 outstanding community volunteers across the province and the charitable organizations they serve through its new Community Wellbeing grant program. The program was launched in May 2023 as part of Alberta Blue Cross’s celebration of its 75th anniversary, with the intent to…

Last chance to apply for the Faces of Wellness program

Alberta Blue Cross® is looking to recognize Albertans who are champions for wellness in their communities through its annual Faces of Wellness program. Each year, the program recognizes those making positive lifestyle changes toward becoming healthier, promoting a health-related cause, making the most of life while living with a chronic…

Less than 2 weeks left to apply for Alberta Blue Cross’s® Built Together grant program

What will you build? Five $50,000 grants are up for grabs with Alberta Blue Cross’s® Built Together grant program—and eligible organizations have until September 18 to apply. Each year, this program awards grants for healthy living infrastructure projects across Alberta in 1 of each of the following areas: Edmonton, Calgary, a…

Corporate announcements

Alberta Blue Cross employees receiving National Philanthropy award.

Alberta Blue Cross® honoured at National Philanthropy Day

Members of the Alberta Blue Cross® Community Impact team attended National Philanthropy Day on November 15 and accepted 2 awards on behalf of Alberta Blue Cross®. National Philanthropy Day is recognized worldwide as a celebration of philanthropy and those who give. This event acknowledges and honours the outstanding achievements of…

Alberta Blue Cross® not impacted by ADSC data breach

While Alberta Blue Cross® administers a number of government-sponsored programs including the Coverage For Seniors Program and the Optical Assistance for Seniors Program, Alberta Blue Cross® is not involved in the administration of government-sponsored dental programs for low-income Albertans including the Dental Assistance for Seniors Program, and is not impacted…

Recognizing customer experience excellence

Providing exceptional customer experience (CX) is at the heart of what we do. Our goal is to ensure that every customer who interacts with Alberta Blue Cross® walks away feeling heard, cared for and empowered. With thousands of calls, emails and social media comments to handle every day, our team…

Facts and figures

We play an active role in fostering the health and wellness of Albertans by leading and participating in a variety of community wellness promotion initiatives across Alberta.

Alberta Blue Cross® has offices in five Alberta locations: Edmonton (head office), Calgary, Red Deer, Grande Prairie, and Lethbridge.

Alberta Blue Cross® processes more than 71.1 millionclaim lines with a value exceeding $3.3 billion.


Excellence Canada Healthy Workplace Silver Award

We have been recognized as having one of Canada’s healthiest workplaces through the achievement of the Excellence Canada Healthy Workplace Silver Award and the Caring Company Certification.

Alberta’s Top 75 Employers

We have also ranked as one of Alberta’s Top 75 Employers, one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures, Alberta’s Top 10 Most Loved Brands, one of Alberta’s Most Respected Organizations, the most trusted insurance brand in Canada and one of Canada’s Top 100 brands.