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  • Who loves to laugh? We do!

    ​ATB is excited to be part of the laughs during the 2015 Edmonton Comedy Festival, October 7 - 10. Cheque out all that we’re doing to celebrate 4 days of funny this year.

  • ATB is proud to present...

    We are passionate about storytelling. And popcorn. So it makes sense that ATB Financial is the new Presenting Partner of the Calgary International Film Festival, September 23 – October 4.

  • A memorable night of music & magic

    ​ATB Financial’s Symphony in the City is back again—two magical evenings of music and magic in the heart of downtown Edmonton. This year, the music of Disney’s Fantasia takes centre stage.

  • Celebrating Teddy for a Toonie

    ​ATB Financial set a one million dollar goal for the 2015 Teddy for a Toonie campaign. We may have missed that mark, but we sure aren't ashamed of the $928,000 total from our annual province-wide fundraising campaign.

  • Walking the walk

    ​If you’ve walked down Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary recently, you may have noticed a ‘rainbow brick road’ has appeared in front of the ATB Financial building. We call it the Pride Walk.

  • The Fringe @ ATB

    The Edmonton International Fringe Festival runs August 13 – 23 and ATB Financial will once again be part of the theatrics as lead partner. Old Strathcona will be buzzing with fringecitement, but downtown Edmonton will get a piece of the action too.

  • ATB hitches wagon to a star

    ​If you’re looking for someone to root for at the GMC Rangeland Derby this year, look no further than the driver towing the ATB Financial tarp around the track affectionately known as the half mile of hell.

  • ATB Classic coming to Cochrane

    ​The eagle has landed! Or, to be more accurate, the Classic has landed at the Eagle. Confused yet? Let us clarify. This year's ATB Financial Classic is coming to the Links of GlenEagles in Cochrane July 30 to August second.

  • Who takes Pride in all Albertans? We do.

    We believe Pride is about love, faith, and self-worth. It's about acceptance. ATB has some exciting plans to celebrate diversity in 2015.
  • ATB goes to the dogs (and cats)!

    ​Introducing the MyPic MasterCard that makes everyone say, “Awwwwwww”. Along with a cuteness quotient that’s off the charts, the card allows you to show your support for a great organization dedicated to helping animals.

  • ATB launches Canada’s first Pride MasterCard®

    ​We’re excited to announce the official release of our new Pride MyPic MasterCard that allows Albertans to show their support for the LGBTQ community.

  • Alberta: A masterpiece in the making

    ​We think Alberta is a work of art. That’s why ATB Financial supports organizations like the Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA), which brings together artists from all over the province in one creative space.

  • Beat the banker is back!

    ​Excitement is building for this year’s Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo at Stampede Park April 16-19. We’ve got out of this world prizes to give away including VIP passes and front row seats for feature events.

  • The story of one Empower U graduate

    ​We'd like to introduce you to Yadira Gonzalez, an inspiring graduate of Empower U, a financial literacy program ATB Financial is proud to support.

  • 4 days of funny draws to comical close

    The Edmonton Comedy Festival is over for another year. The 2014 edition ran October 15 – 18, with multiple shows at a variety of venues, featuring some tremendous talent.
  • What's so funny?

    ​Andrew Grose isn’t convinced that Edmontonians are funny. But he is 100 per cent positive they have a sense of humour.

  • October events saluting small businesses

    A calendar of October events aimed at small businesses in Alberta.

  • Spotlight on small business

    ATB is ready to celebrate the success of small businesses in Alberta this October. We hope you’ll join in on the many opportunities to connect, learn, and take the pulse of Alberta’s small business community.

  • ATB makes a pop culture connection

    ​ATB Financial is proud to be a Sponsor and Exclusive MasterCard Provider of the Calgary Expo and Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo.

  • ATB Spoke 'n' Word

    ​The ATB Spoke 'n' Word is our daily take on the action of and activities around the Tour of Alberta, presented by ATB Financial.

  • Symphony in the City set to entertain

    ​ATB Financial and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra are bringing the community together in what promises to be the best outdoor family entertainment event of the summer.

  • Proud to celebrate Pride

    ​If you’re in Calgary this week, check out the ‘rainbow brick road’ outside ATB Financial on Stephen Avenue. The nearly four foot wide sidewalk decal is a pathway in pride colours leading to the branch.

  • Team ATB campaign raises $60,000 for six Alberta athletes

    The snow and ice have melted (finally!) so what better time to wrap up ATB’s most exciting winter project? Team ATB!
  • The Healthy Community Challenge

    Cardel Place is on a mission to raise healthier generations in Calgary and beyond. The Healthy Community Challenge is a 30, 60 0r 90-day community challenge designed to encourage whole communities to get healthier in mind, body and spirit.
  • Edmonton para-alpine skier pushes himself to limit

    ​Edmonton's Kirk Schornstein hasn't let a lifelong physical challenge get in his way. Schornstein was born with a brachial plexus injury, resulting in Erb's Palsy, or upper limb paralysis of his right arm. But since the age of two, Kirk has been on skis.

  • Fort Mac snowboarding phenom values creativity, courage required for new Olympic sport

    Fort McMurray's Brooke Voigt first strapped on a snowboard at the tender age of nine. She's been carving ever since. Brooke's snowboard discipline is Slopestyle—an event that made its Olympic debut in Sochi in 2014.
  • Beat the banker for exclusive Calgary Expo fan package!

    ​The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo takes over Stampede Park April 24-27, and you could win an exclusive VIP fan package to the event, courtesy of ATB, Redd Skull Comics, and Sentry Box.

  • Football star finds renewed confidence on bobsleigh track

    For Jesse Lumsden, football seemed to be his destiny. He was a star running back in high school and with McMaster University before being selected in the first round of the CFL draft by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. That all changed in 2010, when Jesse was presented with a unique opportunity: to try out bobsleigh.

  • Luge duo pushes for greatness

    ​Tristan Walker and Justin Snith, both of Calgary, became a doubles luge team six years ago when both sliders were just 16. They finished 15th in their first Winter Games in 2010 despite being the youngest athletes in the field.

  • Calgary-born ski jumper overcomes knee injury to fly again

    ​Blame sibling rivalry or genetics, but Atsuko Tanaka was drawn to ski jumping at a very early age. After watching her brother ski jump, Atsuko made her competitive debut in the Continental Cup when she was just 12 years old.

  • Meet Team ATB

    ​ATB is helping six Alberta athletes with the costs of training and with financial planning after their respective seasons wind down. ATB is also calling on Albertans to join the movement. You can contribute directly to the athletes at TeamATB.ca, with ATB matching every loonie raised.

  • You can support Team ATB athletes with just a click. Sorry, we can't say much more!

    ​We are now only one day away from being able to officially tell you what we can't officially tell you until the wrap up of the world's largest sporting and cultural festival in a time zone 11 hours away. No, not the Calgary Stampede.

  • The Mashup: Mixing Art & Business

    ​Join Todd Hirsch, ATB Financial Chief Economist, and Andrew Mosker, President and CEO of the National Music Centre, to explore the role of music and the arts in strengthening Alberta’s economy.

  • Funny fabulous females

    A ladies only audience enjoyed an evening of laughter October 16 to help launch the 2013 Edmonton Comedy Festival. An intimate group of 85 fabulous females attended, including the Honourable Heather Klimchuk, business leaders, charities, as well as participants from Empower U.

  • ATB brings financial expertise, friendly advice to Lethbridge College orientation

    Economics, sociology, calculus... budgeting? For first-year Lethbridge College students, money matters were part of the curriculum during orientation—and ATB Financial was proud to lead the lessons and discussion.​

  • Ingenuity shines at E-Town Festival

    Chris Hadfield is among the engaging presenters that will take part in the E-Town Festival September 12-13 at the Shaw Conference Centre in downtown Edmonton.

  • Financial Literacy 101 comes to Lethbridge College

    For the sixth straight year, ATB Financial is proud to be the lead sponsor of Lethbridge College’s New Student Orientation. Each year, approximately 700 students participate in the event, which engages new students and informs them about campus resources.​
  • Come hell or high water: ATB at the 2013 Stampede

    As always, the Calgary Stampede will be an annual celebration that kicks off summer for Albertans, but it will also be Calgary’s chance to show the world that it is resilient and ready to celebrate.​

     

  • Outlaws for a great cause

    Every year for the past five years, Ponoka experiences a boom in its prison population for one day in June. But don't worry—it's all for a good cause.​

  • Grande Prairie celebrates Relay for Life

    On June 14, over 50 ATB associates joined forces to support the Canadian Cancer Society in the 2013 Relay for Life in Grande Prairie. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Canadian Cancer Society.

  • Corb Lund wins ATB Financial Ambassador of the Arts Award

    Congratulations to Corb Lund, winner of a new award at the Mayor's Celebration of the Arts Awards in Edmonton this year. The ATB Financial Ambassador of the Arts Award recognizes an individual or organization who has brought Edmonton art to the national or international stage in an extraordinary way.​

  • Bringing local art to the national and international stage

    There will be a new award at the Mayor's Celebration of the Arts Awards in Edmonton this year. The ATB Financial Ambassador of the Arts Award will recognize an individual or organization who has brought Edmonton art to the national or international stage in an extraordinary way.​

  • Calgary: Be part of the energy

    Calgary Economic Development and ATB Financial are partnering with CTV Calgary to share stories of five unique Calgary businesses. These companies were identified by Calgary Economic Development because they epitomize unique energies that help make the City great.

  • Why 4-H is Great contest returns for fourth year

    It’s that time of year again: ATB branches and 4-H clubs should draft their scripts, shoot their videos, and prepare their presentations for a contest that could put their community in the spotlight this November. Up for grabs is a 4-H district community concert with Canadian country music star Gord Bamford.​

  • Untapped Alberta concert series returns this spring

    ATB is proud to present the fourth annual Untapped Alberta concert series—a growing music showcase that brings homegrown talent to all corners of the province.​

  • The Young Artists Competition is back!

    It’s that time of the year again when ATB looks for creative grade four students from across the province to help us tell Alberta’s stories through art.​

  • New TV commercials, starring Jordan Eberle and Mark Giordano

    Our hockey partners, Edmonton Oiler Jordan Eberle and Calgary Flame Mark Giordano, put their acting skills to the test with these four fun commercials.​

  • PGA TOUR Canada debuts in Alberta with ATB Financial Classic

    The world-class professional golf event will be held at Calgary's Country Hills Golf Club June 17-23 on the Talons course.​

  • Lacing up with the big boys

    We’re happy to bring back the ATB Financial WHL hockey clinics with the Red Deer Rebels, Medicine Hat Tigers, Lethbridge Hurricanes, and Edmonton Oil Kings this year. The clinics provide young players with the on-ice opportunity to meet WHL players while developing their hockey skills.​

  • A look back at our charitable giving

    In the past year, ATB contributed $1.3 million to a wide range of charitable and community organizations supporting everything from affordable housing to food banks, social services, environmental projects, and support for kids with cancer. Here's a list of our donation recipients.​

  • ATB presents the Edmonton Comedy Festival, October 17-21

    Last year, the city came alive as hundreds of Edmontonians sought out the festival to experience the hilarity and diversity it had to offer. This year’s laugh-fuelled event will run from October 17-21, and feature performers from all over North America.​

  • The Chuckwagon Race

    After five years on the world pro circuit, Codey McCurrach will finally realize his dream and race his team of thoroughbreds on the most famous chuckwagon track in the world.​

  • 8 Weeks of Summer: Contest closed

    Beginning July 9, submit your best Alberta summer photo and have a chance to be entered to win a travel package worth $1,000! We are drawing one travel package winner every week for 8 weeks.​

  • Date Night at the Devonian Botanic Garden

    ATB is proud to present Date Night at the Devonian Botanic Garden this summer. Every Thursday evening until the end of August, the Garden will embrace a romantic atmosphere with special food and entertainment.​

  • Young Artists Competition

    The theme of the competition is Alberta Stories, and the winning masterpieces were professionally framed and featured in exhibitions at the AGA, sharing the walls with some of the most famous art from around the world.​

  • 'Why 4-H is Great' returns for a third year

    ATB branches and 4-H clubs across Alberta have partnered together to compete to host a community concert with Gord Bamford! This year, all you have to do is create a video presentation that highlights Why 4-H is Great.​

  • Hometown advantage

    Last June, Sherwood Park's Danny Sahl won the 2011 Syncrude Boreal Open in Fort McMurray, and this year, he’s hoping for another win a little closer to home—at the ATB Financial Classic in Edmonton.​

  • Lethbridge Rotary Dragon Boat Festival

    ​​2012 marks the 11th anniversary of the annual Lethbridge Rotary Dragon Boat Festival. From July 6-8, more than 60 crews, ranging from seniors to youth, will compete in the dragon boat races.

  • ATB Classic Junior Golf Clinics

    As part of the annual ATB Financial Classic festivities, ATB is once again conducting Junior Golf Clinics in both Edmonton and Calgary. Kids aged 6-12 have the opportunity to learn golf fundamentals from Canadian Tour Professionals.​

  • ATB Financial Classic 2012

    One of Alberta's premier summer sporting events, the ATB Financial Classic, returns to Edmonton this year, taking over the Windermere Golf & Country Club June 21-24. 156 world-class golfers will compete for a $175,000 purse in the four-day Canadian Professional Golf Tour tournament.​

  • Earth Day at the Calgary Farmers' Market

    Crafts, stories, and bouncy-castle fun were on the agenda Thursday, April 19 as ATB and the Calgary Farmers' Market hosted momstown ​Calgary for an Earth Day play date.

  • Untapped: Camrose

    This Saturday, April 28 marks the last stop on the hugely successful Untapped Alberta Concert Series. We're excited to host Alberta rockers Audio Rockerty, Punch Drunk Cabaret, and Picture the Ocean at Scalliwags in Camrose.

  • Untapped: Okotoks & Canmore

    This is a jam-packed weekend for the Untapped Alberta Concert Series, with a rock 'n roll show Friday night in Okotoks and a folk rock show Saturday night in Canmore.

  • Calgary Farmers' Market profile: Tim's Gourmet Pizza

    No one can sell pizza like Tim Petros! If you’ve been to the Calgary Farmers’ Market, you’ve likely seen Tim at his Tim’s Gourmet Pizza booth and have smelled the samples of his delicious pizza.​

  • Untapped: Beaverlodge

    For the third year in a row, Beaverlodge is a stop in the Untapped Alberta Concert Series. The performers and the community put on one heck of a show every time, and this year is sure to build off past success.​

  • Untapped: Edmonton

    Untapped Alberta is taking off across our music-loving province. The second stop for the concert series is at the Pawn Shop in Edmonton on Saturday, March 31​.

  • Go local

    Our community has a lot to give when it comes to good food, produce, arts, and great personalities, and you can find it all at the Calgary Farmers' Market.

  • Untapped: Lloydminster

    The Untapped Alberta concert series kicks off March 30 at the Root Community Emporium in Lloydminster, where Scenic Route to Alaska, Joe Nolan, and Emm & Jay will take to the stage.​

  • Homegrown talent sweeps Alberta this spring

    ATB is proud to present the third annual Untapped Alberta concert series—a growing music showcase that brings homegrown talent to all corners of the province.​

  • Business success celebrated with Alberta's Fast Growth 50

    Every January, Alberta Venture releases a list of Alberta’s 50 fastest growing companies, and this year, ATB Financial is proud to have 12 clients on the list.

  • ATB Fit for Life Days in Cochrane

    As proud member of the growing community of Cochrane, the local ATB branch was looking for ways to reinvest in the community and help friends, family, and neighbours revitalize. That’s how ATB Fit for Life Days at the Spray Lake Sawmills Family Sports Centre was born.​

  • ATB Charity Shootout

    Eight shooters, one goaltender, 25-below temperatures, and $20,000 awarded to local charities. Despite frigid weather, the third annual ATB Charity Shootout on CTV Edmonton’s Rink of Dreams was a huge hit.​

  • Ready to race

    ​The XTERRA racing series is an exciting off-road triathlon that has earned a spot in the action-packed world of outdoor adventure sports. ATB associates have formed eight XTERRA teams, and we are proud of those who train and compete to achieve a new personal best.

  • Young Artists Competition

    In 2010, ATB formed a five-year partnership with the Art Gallery of Alberta to sponsor a variety of exhibitions to recognize and raise the visibility of Albertan artists. The Young Artists Competition is one of these programs.