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Mandate

The Standing Committee on Families and Communities 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 Families and Communities relates to the areas of Health, Community and Social Services, Children's Services, Justice and Solicitor General, Education, Seniors and Housing, Service Alberta and Status of Women.

On December 4, 2018, the Legislative Assembly of Alberta referred the review of the Public Sector Compensation Transparency Act to the Standing Committee on Families and Communities pursuant to section 14 of the Act. The Committee must begin a comprehensive review of the Act by January 1, 2019, and submit a final report to the Assembly within 6 months of commencing the review.

Upcoming Meeting Dates

Note: All meeting agendas are subject to approval of the committee.