Building Capacity for Artificial Intelligence

Alberta’s government is investing in the province’s first public sector artificial intelligence (AI) lab.

In support of the Alberta Technology and Innovation Strategy (ATIS) and in partnership with AltaML, a leading Canadian artificial intelligence company, the AI lab (named will position Alberta for a successful digital future while improving services offered to hard-working Albertans. AltaML will work alongside government staff and post-secondary students and graduates as they work to develop smart products and models that leverage AI to solve complex, real-world problems.

“Alberta is a world leader in AI and machine learning research. With the launch of, we can build on that momentum and create more opportunities to apply AI to solve problems in new ways. Ultimately this will help Alberta’s government offer better services, better results and better value to Albertans.”

Nate Glubish, Minister of Service Alberta

“AltaML is proud to partner with the Government of Alberta to launch and to build a sustainable innovation practice that will create new AI-powered solutions for the public sector – to be used here and exported globally. We’re excited to see how will create impact through solutions development, as well as talent development.”

Nicole Janssen, co-founder and co-CEO, AltaML