Alberta Blue Cross® newsroom

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

Media releases

2024

Alberta Blue Cross® challenges all Albertans to participate in Winter Walk Day

On Wednesday, February 7, hundreds of thousands of Albertans across the province will embrace the cold and celebrate our Alberta winters with Winter Walk Day 2024. Alberta Blue Cross® challenges all Albertans to participate by bundling up, going outside and getting active. “The health benefits of walking and of getting…
2024

Alberta Blue Cross® Indigenous scholarship applications close January 31st

Indigenous young adults across the province have until the end of the month to apply for the 2024 Alberta Blue Cross® Indigenous scholarship program, which closes at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31st. “We’ve been privileged to support some incredibly deserving individuals in their education journeys through this program,” says…
2024

Alberta Blue Cross® recognizes courageous Albertans championing wellness

Alberta Blue Cross® is starting off the New Year by recognizing Albertans who are everyday champions for wellness in their own lives, workplaces and communities through its annual Faces of Wellness program. Grand prize recipient Ufuoma Muwhen lived with the emotional and physical challenges of sickle cell disease for 18…

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.