Alberta Blue Cross® newsroom

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

Media releases

2024

Alberta Blue Cross® encourages Alberta Indigenous communities to apply for a $50,000 Built Together grant

In recognition of National Indigenous Peoples Day, Alberta Blue Cross® is encouraging Indigenous communities across Alberta to apply for the Built Together grant program. The program provides a $50,000 grant annually to an Alberta Indigenous community to promote wellbeing by supporting active living infrastructure. Since its creation in 2013, Built…
2024

Alberta Blue Cross® teams up with United Way of the Alberta Capital Region on Menstrual Hygiene Day to normalize menstruation as a normal everyday part of life

In recognition of today being Menstrual Hygiene Day, Alberta Blue Cross® is teaming up with United Way to address period poverty in our communities. Menstrual health is a fundamental aspect of human rights, dignity and public health. Menstrual Hygiene Day, observed annually on May 28, raises awareness to help continue…
2024

Alberta organizations collaborate to promote living well at any age

In recognition of 2024 Alberta Seniors’ Week—celebrated this year from June 3 to 9—three provincial organizations are teaming up to promote living well at any age. Alberta Blue Cross®, Healthy Aging Alberta (powered by United Way of Calgary and area) and Injury Prevention Centre—which together serve millions of older Albertans—are…

Corporate announcements

Alberta Blue Cross employees receiving National Philanthropy award.
2023

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…
2023

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…
2022

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.

Awards

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.