On behalf of all Members of the Legislative Assembly, it is my pleasure to welcome Albertans and other visitors to the Legislative Assembly website.
Thank you for taking an interest in Alberta's parliamentary democracy.
Speaker Cooper engages Albertans from all walks of life in the democratic process by explaining legislative procedures and parliamentary traditions. He connects directly with Albertans and other interested visitors via social media, breaking down key
parliamentary terms and taking visitors on mini tours of the Legislature Building.
Who Makes Our Democracy Work?
Speaker Cooper interviews various Assembly staff, delving into their contributions to the legislative process. Hear from the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, the Director of Library Services, a team member from Information Technology Services and more.
Learn how each of their roles helps the Assembly operate efficiently and effectively.
Speaker Cooper hosts numerous festivities, cultural ceremonies and official commemorations throughout the year. These events, often held in the Legislature rotunda, are attended by thousands
of individuals and families and reinforce that the Legislature is open to all Albertans. Please see events for more information.
As Speaker of the Assembly it is my pleasure to welcome visitors to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta website and specifically the Speaker’s Corner.
Though it would be my preference to personally greet everyone who visits the Legislature Building, Grounds and Visitor Centre, it is sadly not possible. The Legislative Assembly website is one way for me to connect directly to Albertans and other interested
visitors to help people learn more about parliamentary democracy, get details about current legislation, engage with the legislative process and plan a visit to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
The Legislative Assembly website
provides a variety of helpful information, including bill status reports, information on educational programs, historical records and the profiles of the men and women who have diligently served Alberta as elected representatives since the Assembly’s inception in 1905.
Speaker's Outreach Program
Speaker Cooper brings his excitement and enthusiasm about the Legislature directly to classrooms across Alberta with the Speaker’s Outreach Program, which includes replica parliamentary uniforms, mock debates that walk students through the process of how a Bill becomes law and a first-hand look at the Legislature Mace. The Speaker hopes to reach people in all corners of the province as this initiative expands.
Presiding Officers of the Assembly