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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.

  • Worktime, primetime, show time!

    ​Cody Strass, Workplace Assistant, is famous throughout the halls at ATB Place in downtown Edmonton for his moonwalk. Now worktime Cody is going primetime Cody. He’s the subject of a new documentary called Employment Matters Too.

  • 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.

  • Food banking

    ​Having more customers is usually a good thing. Except when you are a food bank. High demand at Edmonton's Food Bank has prompted ATB Financial to launch a foodbanking initiative.

  • Donations for fallen police officer

    ​Over the last few weeks, ATB branches in Edmonton have raised more than $13,000 for the family of Constable Daniel Woodall.

  • 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.

  • ATB calls out exceptional non-profits in Alberta

    ​The Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta (CPAA) has big plans to beef up its call centre, thanks to a recent grant from ATB Financial. CPAA was one of five recipients of a $20,000 Time to Think grant, awarded this spring.

  • 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.
  • Join us for ATB Zoo Day

    ATB customers get 2-for-1 admission at the Calgary Zoo on Saturday, June 20. It's all in support of the ATB Financial Swift Fox Conservation program.

  • 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.

  • Vaughn knows what he nose

    ​Vaughn sees the world with his nose. ATB Financial’s favourite black lab  is a Dogs With Wings dog being trained and socialized by ATB Financial President & CEO Dave Mowat.

  • ATB marks Pink Shirt Day

    ​At ATB Financial, we believe that bullying should never be a part of growing up, and should never be part of any workplace. On February 25, we invited our team members, customers, and all Albertans to lead the charge against bullying by wearing pink.

  • 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.

  • Giving's a thing!

    ​There's plenty of buzz right now about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, when holiday shopping in North America kicks into high gear. Giving Tuesday comes right on the heels of all that spending.

  • Showing where we stand: ATB salutes those who serve Canada

    ​Tonight, we are lighting our downtown Edmonton headquarters in red and white—the colours of the Canadian flag—to honour those who put themselves in harm’s way to serve and protect our country.

  • 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.

  • We did it!

    The lights will go all the way to the top of ATB Place tonight - to signify and celebrate the news that we have met our United Way fundraising goal.
  • 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 honoured for its support of Ducks Unlimited

    ATB has won a prestigious award for its unique sponsorship arrangement with Ducks Unlimited Canada. The award comes from the Clean50 Top 15 Project.
  • Forever green and gold

    ​ATB Place will go green and gold this weekend in celebration of University of Alberta alumni.

  • Albertans donate over $1 million through

    $1,048,278.53. That’s how much Albertans donated through last year.

  • 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.

  • CEO Amanda steals the show!

    ​If you’ve heard the Dave Mowat-ATB Financial radio ads, you know that, well, Dave Mowat typically gets the final word. But this one is a bit different. This one kinda belongs to Amanda Gnenz of St. Albert.

  • 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.

  • Celebrating the success of Teddy for a Toonie

    ​ATB Financial is marking Teddy for a Toonie Celebration Day.   We are shouting from the rooftops that we raised $900,000 during our 2014 campaign.

  • 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.

  • Win tickets to the Edmonton Fringe Festival!

    ATB is giving away four Fringe mini-passes (two on Facebook, two on Twitter). Each mini-pass is good for six tickets. Just tell us your favourite thing do at the Fringe and you’ll be entered.

  • Congrats Lindsay & Everett, Love Where You Live grand prize winners!

    Strathcona County residents win "Love It or List It" experience with Jillian Harris and Todd Talbot, as well as $25,000 towards a new home or home renovations.

  • 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.

  • Home is where the bark is for two Calgary-area beavers

    ​Two Albertans displaced by the southern Alberta floods have been getting some special attention from volunteers and staff of the Calgary Wildlife Rehabilitation Society.

  • 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, with ATB matching every loonie raised.

  • Canada's biggest goal light

    ​A gang of Team Canada-crazy ATB team members got together early early Sunday morning to watch the men's hockey gold-medal game... and to ooh and aah over Canada's biggest goal light.

  • 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.

  • A different kind of bank

    ​At any given time, close to 1000 Canadians are in need of a blood stem cell donation. Currently, Canada's registry is very small and does not reflect the ethnic diversity of our population. ATB and the National Public Cord Blood Bank are working to change that.

  • The Heart Project

    In 2014, treatment for cardiac emergencies will change forever thanks to the opening of southern Alberta’s first Cardiac Hybrid Operating Room at Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary.

  • How to spend a rebate?

    If you received a rebate, how would you spend it? Well, when ATB received its rebate for buying in bulk, online, and environmentally friendly products from our office suppliers, we decided to spend the rebate on our greatest asset: our employees.
  • The Future Project

    ​To mark our 75th anniversary, we had two options: look back on the past 75 years or look forward and celebrate Alberta’s bright future. We chose the latter, and we hired two young videographers to help us with what would become known as The Future Project.

  • Junior ATB

    ​​The Junior ATB program allows elementary school students to operate their own working branch, complete with help from real ATB associates and regular deposits from their classmates.

  • 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.

  • The QEII Test Drive

    The Queen Elizabeth II is, as highways go, pretty straightforward. And so is the unique ATB Financial contest that celebrates that ribbon of asphalt.

  • ATB celebrates small business in Alberta this October

    October is the time of year to celebrate small business in Alberta. Not only is it Small Business Week across Canada October 20–26, ATB is hosting special events and producing timely reports designed for small business owners all month.​

  • Teddy for a Toonie fundraising reaches new record

    Teddy for a Toonie fundraising takes place each May in our branches and offices throughout Alberta. Our 2013 campaign has surpassed all expectations and raised $825,000 for the Stollery Children’s Hospital and the Alberta Children’s Hospital.​

  • 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.​

  • Falling for Easter Seals

    What better way to announce a new partnership than to send one of your VPs off a 30-storey building?​

  • 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.​
  • ATB receives Tidiness Award for Capital City Clean Up

    What does it take to be really, really, ridiculously good-looking? We’re no Zoolander, but ATB’s participation in the Business Supporting Communities (BSC) program helped us land the Tidiness Award from Edmonton’s Communities in Bloom.​

  • ATB celebrates cycling with the Tour of Alberta

    The Tour of Alberta is a six-stage cycling race that starts in Edmonton on September 3 and ends in Calgary on September 8, with stage routes travelling through 20 rural Alberta communities. Visit the ATB Autograph Alley to meet these amazing athletes!​

  • Camp fYrefly youth get a lesson in financial finesse

    A little sound financial advice can go a long way, and that’s what we’re banking on for a special group of kids. ATB Financial recently held financial literacy workshops for youth attending this year’s Camp fYrefly in Edmonton and Calgary.​

  • Alberta Flood: ATB boosts spirits in Bragg Creek

    Lisa Johnston from the ATB Financial Agency in Bragg Creek shares her community's experience with flooding—and a fun weekend that followed.​

  • Pinkest little place in the west

    They’re heroes of the great west. They’re riding into town. And they’re doing it all in pink. Join us as we saddle up for the Wild Pink Yonder—a trail ride of 30 cowboys and girls travelling to over 20 rural Alberta towns on horseback.​

  • Alberta Flood: 19th of July, High River (Sandy)

    ATB cleanup crews have gotten to say hello and get to know some beautiful people during the flood. Sandy and Greg are among them. Here is a quick update from her from High River.​

  • Eat, shop, drink, and visit: Rediscover Calgary and southern Alberta.

    Don't let the floods sink businesses in Calgary and affected communities. Show your support by shopping in flood-impacted areas this summer.
  • Alberta Flood: To High River, with gloves

    ATBer Paul Norris has shared many flood stories over the past few weeks. Here's his latest: a short and sweet report from the continuing clean-up efforts in High River.​

  • Alberta Flood: A grand Alberta lady

    Barry Strader was one of the ATBers who helped clean up in High River. Here he tells the story of a phone call with the ring of truth.​

  • Alberta Flood: Leaders start little

    Kristen Keller is an ATB customer service representative at our McKenzie Towne branch in southeast Calgary. Yesterday, she and her colleagues welcomed a very special visitor.​

  • Alberta Flood: Toys

    Peggy Garritty was among the group of ATBers who went down last week to High River to help clean up houses. Yesterday, she went back with some new toys rounded up by fellow ATBer, and mom, Stephanie Proseilo.

  • Alberta Flood: Sites of Reality

    Glenn Kubish is ATB's Director of Media & Story. Today he shares his own—what he saw and how he felt helping out with his fellow ATBers in High River. As he writes, it was a surreal experience—and also a very real one.​

  • 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.​


  • Alberta Flood: Silver lining

    Cori Morris is a senior talent acquisition specialist with ATB's People & Culture department. With fellow ATBers Shelley Geddes, Gayle Soppit, and Michelle Langford, the four put some people power into the cleanup movement over the weekend.​

  • Alberta Flood: Animal farmer

    Michelle Hebert is an ATB customer service representative in Forestburg, approximately 292 km from Calgary. She has found a way to help other creatures affected by the flood.​

  • Alberta Flood: Open volunteer arms

    Kathryn Fero works as the director of major initiatives in ATB Financial's Retail Financial Services Strategy unit. Like so many others, she kept looking until she found where her help was needed.​

  • Alberta Flood: Service

    Paul Norris, ATB's Calgary South market vice president, continues his thoughtful flood cleanup blog posts. There's a neat turn of phrase here as he counts his group lucky to find Ted, and not just the other way around.​

  • Alberta Flood: To air is humane

    Amarjit Rakhra is doubly well known in Calgary. He is the branch manager of ATB Saddleridge and, for 17 years, he has hosted a community cable TV show. When the floods happened, his thoughts turned to action, and that meant hitting the airwaves.

  • Alberta Flood: A friend of a friend of a friend

    After a few days helping in Calgary, we headed out to Bragg Creek Thursday, a town that desperately needed help. We packed our shovels, hammers, crowbars, boots, gloves and masks and aimed for the house of a friend of a friend of a friend.

  • Alberta Flood: Another Day, Another Ton

    Well, progress is being made in Bowness. We have seen the proof in the lower number of homes with piles of garbage out front!​

  • Alberta Flood: Snap, Crackle, Help

    Here are Dan and I in Inglewood, and then we moved on to Erlton. Look at those little helpers who came and gave us refreshments and home made Rice Krispie Squares!

  • Alberta Flood: Want to volunteer? Just walk down a street

    I’ve had the opportunity to volunteer over the last week at a few homes in neighbourhoods devastated by the flood. It’s surreal seeing dumpsters lining the streets and every yard stacked high with belongings and debris from the flood, when just a few blocks away everything is business as usual. ​

  • Alberta Flood: Dear Jon

    Paul Norris introduces us to Rideau Road's Big Jon, whose Calgary spirit didn't let him hit the pillow early Thursday morning before sending a note of thanks to the ATB dumpster crew.​

  • Alberta Flood: Tears and drywall

    In this account of Trudi Chalmers' time helping in the cleanup effort, she nicely makes the point that the water (whether river or tears) don't get the last word. They lead to action.​

  • Alberta Flood: Primed for grime

    Be prepared to get dirty. That's what ATBer Karin Poldaas said in her department's invitation to hundreds of Calgarians on Monday night. Here's Karin's story.

  • Alberta Flood: Fully invested

    Here is the report from the field from Leeann Jarman and Sherri Wright-Schwietz at ATB Investor Services. You will quickly get the sense that for these two, caring means action.​

  • 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.​

  • Alberta Flood: Wet books, story of energy

    In this account of the flood cleanup, ATBer Michael Ulrich paints a vivid picture of the unnatural job of removing treasured and prized personal possessions from homes. But it is also an optimistic account.​

  • Alberta Flood: Extra Hands

    In this open letter from Tim Gillespie, Vice President of Corporate Financial Services, you get a glimpse into part of this very human-nature story. And how the ATB family was there for his.​

  • Alberta Flood: Watermark

    Like many Calgarians, ATBer Paul Norris saw in the flood aftermath the opportunity to help fellow citizens. And like many parents, he also saw the chance to give his children a lesson in neighbourhood building.​

  • 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.

  • Got Boonstock tickets? We've got a Boonstock VIP tent.

    From June 27-30, Boonstock is taking over Gibbons, and we want to help ATB customers get front and centre to watch their favourite bands. Here's how to get in to our VIP tent.​

  • 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.​

  • Teddy for a Toonie: May 1-31

    Teddy for a Toonie is an annual province-wide fundraising campaign that supports the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary and the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. This year, our goal is to raise $800,000 through donations and fundraisers during the month of May.​

  • ATB celebrates Earth Day with renewable energy certificates

    ATB Financial is getting "down to earth" for Earth Day by targeting and reducing the largest contributor to our carbon footprint: energy consumption​

  • 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.​

  • Congratulations to the Empower U graduates from Buffalo Sage!

    The Empower U program teaches essential financial literacy skills and includes a 2-to-1 matched savings component. The savings are then used for designated purchases related to improving quality of life or contributing to self-sufficiency.​

  • The Room for Change Contest

    Spring: it’s the time for cleaning, refreshing, buying, selling, and renovating. Big projects often come with big price tags and big questions—and that’s where the Room for Change contest comes in!
  • 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.​

  • ATB preps for Hair Massacure

    Every February, thousands of Albertans put their locks on the line to help children with life-threatening illnesses, and their families. It's called the Hair Massacure, and this year, ATB is proud to support events in Red Deer and Edmonton with $11,500 in donations.​

  • 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.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: December 14

    This Alberta city's geographical footprint is nearly the same size as New York City'sdespite having only 10 per cent of the population.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: December 7

    Because Alberta's soil and environment allows us to grow crops so far north—over 1000km north of the Canada-US border—we own the title for most northerly grain elevator.​


  • Alberta Fact Friday: November 30

    Far away from major cities and surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains, Jasper National Park delivers some of the best dark skies in southwestern Canada, earning the park this world-class designation.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: November 23

    With 22 major parks and over 150 kilometres of trails throughout 7,400 hectares, this urban natural space is extensive—in fact, 22 times larger than New York's Central Park.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: November 16

    Planning a trip to the Rockies this winter? Be sure to check out this Alberta lake, which is the second-largest glacier-fed lake in the world.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: November 9

    This Alberta city topped Honolulu, Helsinki, Copenhagen, and 217 other international cities to be named the world's top Eco-City in 2010.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: November 2

    What starts 106-feet in the air and ends in giant pool of water? Your thrilling jump from the world's highest indoor bungee jump at West Edmonton Mall.​

  • 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.​

  • Junior ATB expands to eight new schools

    ATB’s popular, province-wide elementary school program, Junior ATB, expanded to eight new schools this week, bringing financial literacy education to young Albertans in Fort McMurray and Lloydminster.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: October 26

    Alberta produces a lot of malting barley every year—about 1 million tonnes, in fact—and that barley is used to produce 12 billion bottles of beer around the world.​

  • Long love this land

    Four simple words that somehow capture the enduring spirit and determination of those who—without fanfare or ceremony—rise every single day to the relentless task of growing, raising, and producing the rich bounty that the rest of the world calls "groceries".​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: October 19

    This 103-year-old Alberta engineering wonder is the longest and highest of its kind in the world. What are we talking about? Here's a hint: it's in LethBRIDGE.​

  • Light it up #yeg

    Okay, here's the idea: let's light up the bridges of Edmonton. Not just functional lighting for drivers and pedestrians and cyclists like we have now, but lighting for light's sake.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: October 12

    Have you ever thought about yo-yo strings? How about starting a company that sells them? Edmonton's Paul Wallace has, and he did. And now Paul is the world's top homemade yo-yo string provider in the world.​

  • Celebrating Alberta's stories

    From supporting community events to supporting the provincial economy, ATB is committed to serving Albertans and Alberta businesses. We are pleased to announce the release of our second Corporate Social Responsibility report.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: October 5

    An Alberta company built one of the largest modular housing facilities—or man camps—in the world. And it's on the other side of the world.​

  • Introducing Mi Day in Fort McMurray

    Teamwork, physical activity, and new experiences are vital to the development of healthy, happy Albertans. This year in Fort McMurray, 1300 elementary students will get a boost in those life skills thanks to a new program.​

  • Let's celebrate small business!

    For some of our hardest working friends and neighbours, mid-October is a time of reflection, growth, and acknowledgment. Who are we talking about? Your local small business owners.​

  • We need your help to select Alberta's Business Superstars!

    We know business owners put their hearts and souls into their businesses. ATB Business is proud to be partnering with Alberta Venture magazine once again to help recognize those small businesses in Alberta that demonstrate excellence.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: September 28

    Sports fans, camping enthusiasts, and snackers across North America can thank Alberta Sunflower Seeds Ltd. for this tasty snack: flavoured sunflower and pumpkin seed snacks.​

  • Supporting new immigrants and refugees

    Mark Alison Omar, his wife, and four of their 12 children moved to Edmonton from a refugee camp just over a year ago. Since then, the Somali family has benefited enormously from the Cultural Links program, especially from volunteer Mark Urban and his family.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: September 21

    Wanna hear a really sweet fact? Thanks to 760 beekeepers and 272,000 bee colonies, Alberta is the 5th largest honey producer in the world.​

  • 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.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: September 14

    Thanks to an innovative Alberta-based clothing company, your closet likely features soft and flexible denim. Here's why you should think about the Great Western Garment Company whenever you don your favourite pair of comfy blues.​

  • 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.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: September 7

    This week's Alberta Fact focuses on how trash gets the high-tech treatment in Edmonton. One impressive, power-producing project is Landfill Gas Recovery.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: August 31

    Occupying 97 hectares (nearly 240 acres) in the heart of Fort McMurray, MacDonald Island Park—or Mac Island, as the locals like to call it—is Canada’s premier recreational facility.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: August 24

    The University of Lethbridge is home to world class research, and that’s partly thanks to Dr. Olga Kovalchuk. Her first-hand experience with a well-known catastrophe inspired the positive, groundbreaking scientific research that has shaped her career.

  • Giving back to mother nature

    At ATB, we're committed to being greener, and we're working on many smaller projects (and some big ones) to keep the ATB mindset thinking green. Here are just a few examples of what we're contributing to.​


  • Alberta Fact Friday: August 17

    The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival is the largest and oldest Fringe Festival in North America. With 1,800 theatrical performances of 215 original productions over 11 days in 51 venues, Edmonton’s Fringe is the second-largest festival of its kind in the world.
  • Alberta Fact Friday: August 10

    Drake Landing features a technology known as seasonal solar thermal energy storage that sees energy collected in the summer, stored underground, and then returned to heat homes in the inevitable winter. ​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: August 3

    Stretching 3km along Maxwell Lake, Hinton’s Beaver Boardwalk is the longest freshwater boardwalk in all of Canada.​

  • ATB happy to make GoodMob racket!

    It's a brilliantly simple idea: use the power of social media to bring people together to support local, independent business and a non-profit as well. In the end, almost 100 people took part in Calgary's first GoodMob to create real change within the communities we call home.​
  • Alberta Fact Friday: July 27

    Today marks the beginning of the 30th summer Olympics, and 15 Albertans will battle for a medal as part of Team Canada. They will compete on the world stage in sports ranging from swimming to gymnastics.​

  • New playground in low-income Calgary neighbourhood

    Parks help build communities—they are a gathering place where children play and make friends, neighbours connect, and families spend quality time. This summer, we were able to help bring a playground to a low-income neighbourhood in Calgary.

  • Alberta Fact Friday: July 20

    Elk Island National Park has more hoofs per square kilometre than any other wild area in the world. Those hoofs belong to plains bison, wood bison, elk, moose, white-tailed deer, and mule deer.​

  • Supporting community clean-ups

    This summer, ATB's Edmonton branches are taking part in the city’s Capital City Clean-Up business outreach program. Organizations are matched with not-for-profit groups to clean the area outside their business each week from May to August.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: July 13

    Over the 10 days of the Stampede, 2 million mini doughnuts are consumed. That’s a lot of sugar and cinnamon—and a big boost to Calgary’s economy.​

  • ATB and the Art Gallery of Alberta

    ​We formed a five-year partnership with the AGA in 2010, with the goal of celebrating Alberta art, culture, and history. But unlike many of the organizations listed on the AGA’s sponsor wall, we’ve joined forces with the AGA and initiated exciting programs that have reached out to the whole province.

  • 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.​

  • Alberta Fact Friday: July 6

    Every Friday, we're sharing a unique fact about our home province on, Facebook, and Twitter. This Friday's fact: The Stampede's Grandstand Stage is the largest outdoor production facility in the world.​

  • 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.​

  • Congratulations to ATB's first YES Program graduate

    Ami Price-Gagnon is the first of six recipients of the ATB Financial Youth Education Support (YES) bursary program to graduate. The YES program provides money, mentorship, and employment opportunities to post-secondary students from government care.​

  • Helping to end homelessness in Calgary: The ATB Social Enterprise Incubator

    In an effort to end homelessness in Calgary, ATB Financial is joining forces with the Calgary Homeless Foundation (CHF), and launching a three year pilot project called the ATB Financial Social Enterprise Incubator.​

  • 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.​

  • Teddy for a Toonie

    Teddy for a Toonie is an annual province-wide fundraising campaign that supports the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary and the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton.​ Donate today!

  • 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.

  • ATB celebrates Alberta women

    Seven of Alberta's most inspiring women were the stars of a recent reception held at the Art Gallery of Alberta. The Honourable Alison Redford, Premier of Alberta, was among the guests in attendance.

  • 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.

  • Celebrating Earth Day at ATB

    Making environmentally-friendly decisions is an ongoing goal at ATB, but this week, we are stepping up our green initiatives to coincide with Earth Day on Sunday, April 22.​

  • 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.​


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  • 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.
  • YES Bursary Program

    Money is important to students. If you've got kids in university, you know this to be painfully true! But ATB's YES Bursary program proves that mentorship and career guidance can be just as valuable.