information and technology

Service Alberta helps to protect Albertans’ privacy and ensures appropriate access to information by administering the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) and the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA), and by managing the government’s records and information.

The department also develops strategies, policies and service delivery practices for maximizing and standardizing the use of information and communications technology (ICT) across the government through the corporate Information and Services Strategy.


IT Security

The safe and secure use of information technology is vital to how organizations and businesses work. Read more

Access and Privacy

Information about Alberta’s legislation that protects your personal information and provides a process for accessing records held by government and local public bodies. Read more

Alberta SuperNet

The Alberta SuperNet was built to connect public institutions across the province – schools, hospitals, colleges, universities, libraries, and municipal offices – to a broadband network for high-speed Internet access, video conferencing, and other services. It’s a network of fibre cables and towers currently reaching 429 communities across Alberta. Read more

Rural Internet

Access to high-speed Internet service is an essential service and critical foundational element for economic development in Alberta. The Government of Alberta (GoA) has been working to make access possible for all Alberta homes and businesses. Read more

Alberta Government Library

The Alberta Government Library provides a full range of library services to Government of Alberta ministries, boards and agencies as part of the shared services provided by Service Alberta. Read more

CIO Council

CIO Council takes a leadership role in managing information and technology to make government more efficient and eliminating unnecessary processes. Read more

Records and Information Management

Service Alberta coordinates the government-wide records and information management program and provides associated support services to ministries and affiliated government bodies. Read more

Technology Initiatives

The Alberta government is investing in technologies to improve the delivery of programs and services for Albertans. Read more