Alberta Motor Association

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The Alberta Motor Association (AMA) is a non-profit membership organization serving Alberta and the Northwest Territories. The organization, founded in 1926 with 1400 members; original dues were $6.50.[1]

It is headquartered in Edmonton and is affiliated with the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) and the AAA (formerly American Automobile Association) and had 855,000 members as of October 2008.[2] The Alberta Motor Association provides its members with roadside assistance service, a range of auto touring and leisure travel services, insurance services, and member discounts with partners. AMA Financial has also begun offering a variety of mortgage and Guaranteed Investment Certificate products to members.

The Association is one of the largest CAA/AAA affiliates in North America.[citation needed]

AMA publishes its member's Magazine WestWorld from its Edmonton Headquarters.

The association also owns Bridgewater Bank, a Calgary-based chartered bank.


  1. ^ Foran, Max (1982). Calgary, Canada's frontier metropolis : an illustrated history. Windsor Publications. p. 277. ISBN 0-89781-055-4. 
  2. ^ AMA. "About AMA". Archived from the original on 15 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 

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