The Standing Committee on Alberta´s Economic Future comprises 15 Members of the Legislative Assembly. It may meet to review a Bill or to consider an issue referred to it by the Assembly, and can also meet on its own initiative to consider issues within its mandate. The mandate of the Standing Committee on Alberta´s Economic Future relates to the areas of Agriculture and Forestry, Advanced Education, Infrastructure, Economic Development and Trade, Culture and Tourism, and Labour.
On October 20, 2016, the Committee commenced a study on how to grow and diversify the agri-food and agribusiness sectors in Alberta, focusing on value-added production, small business opportunities, and local food production and promotion.
The Committee must report its findings to the Assembly within 6 months.