Alberta has experienced one of the most dramatic reductions in poverty on record. Over two years, poverty was reduced for more than 55,000 Albertans. The province’s child poverty rate dropped by 50%, from 10% to 5%, making it the lowest in Canada. This paper explores key federal and provincial policies that contributed to this decline. It also highlights the importance of collaboration between governments, cities and communities in rolling out policies and programs at the local level in order to amplify their impact.