On May 29th, 2012 the Assembly passed Government Motion 11 approving in principle the recommendations of the Review of Compensation of Members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta (“the Report”) submitted by the Honourable J.
C. Major, CC, QC, and referred the Report to the Special Standing Committee on Members´ Services (“the Committee”) for implementation where possible by June 30, 2012 subject to certain exceptions.
In accordance with the decisions of the Committee on June 7, 2012, components of Member remuneration were adjusted on April 23, 2012.
Annual Adjustments: On April 1 of each year, components of Member remuneration shall be increased or decreased by the year-over-year percentage increase or decrease in the Alberta (All Items) Consumer Price Index published by Statistics Canada
for the immediate preceding calendar year.
However, based on an approved motion of the committee on November 9, 2013, there shall be no annual adjustment to the salaries as outlined (below) for the fiscal years April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2017.
Furthermore, based on approved motions of the committee on February 4, 2015, there shall be a 5 per cent reduction applied to the salaries as outlined (below) effective February 1, 2015.