February 20, 2020
Second Session of 30th Legislature Opens with Throne Speech and New Ways to Watch Oral Question Period
EDMONTON – Albertans can now watch Oral Question Period (OQP) on Facebook, Twitter and
Starting with the Throne Speech on February 25 and continuing with OQP at 1:30 p.m. throughout
session, proceedings will be broadcast on the Legislative Assembly of Alberta’s social media channels.
“Albertans have a vested interest in the proceedings that take place in the Legislative Assembly Chamber
as the important decisions made here can affect their daily lives,” said Honourable Nathan Cooper,
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. “I am pleased that Albertans have even more options for
viewing the proceedings.”
Gavel-to-gavel coverage continues on Assembly TV and Assembly Online.
Tune in to your preferred viewing platform at 3 p.m. on February 25 as Alberta’s Lieutenant Governor,
Her Honour the Honourable Lois E. Mitchell, CM, AOE, LLD delivers the Speech from the Throne to
commence the Second Session of the 30th Legislature.
The opening day ceremony begins with a 15-gun salute on the south Legislature grounds, followed by an
inspection of a quarter guard in the Legislature rotunda. The program will also feature performances by
soprano Cara McLeod and the Royal Canadian Artillery Band.
Visit assembly.ab.ca for more information on how to watch the Assembly.
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Jeanette Dotimas, Communications Consultant
Legislative Assembly of Alberta