November 5, 2021
Alberta’s Economic Future Committee Seeks Public Input on Lobbyists Act
EDMONTON – The Legislative Assembly of Alberta’s Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future is seeking public input as part of its review of the Lobbyists Act.
The Lobbyists Act regulates lobbying activities in Alberta and seeks to protect the public interest by balancing access to public office holders and those who seek to influence government decisions with transparency and accountability. The Office
of the Ethics Commissioner and Lobbyist Registrar of Alberta administers and enforces the Alberta Lobbyists Act.
Interested Albertans are invited to provide feedback through written submission until December 2, 2021. Submissions may be made through the Legislative Assembly website at assembly.ab.ca/assembly-business/committees/EF using the online form or emailed to the committee at AEFCommittee.Admin@assembly.ab.ca. Please note that written submissions and the names of submitters may be made public.
The Legislative Assembly referred the review to the committee on June 15, 2021. The committee must submit its report to the Assembly within one year after beginning its review.
The Standing Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future is a legislative policy committee with a mandate that relates to the areas of Advanced Education, Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women, Jobs, Economy and Innovation, Labour and Immigration