Agencies, Boards and Commissions

It is fascinating to recognize that you can get fired by legislation. OK, that is over-dramatic, but I got your attention. About legislation. During the busy holiday season. #DIGJAM

In Alberta there has been an ongoing review of public Agencies, Boards, and Commissions. Read more if you are curious at the Public Agency Secretariat. The secretariat promotes a consistent approach to public agency governance, recruitment and compensation.

On December 15, the Alberta legislature wrapped up the session and Bill 21 Agencies, Boards and Commissions Review Statutes Amendment Act, 2017 was assented to. In what will no doubt baffle legal researchers who are asked what happened to such and such agency…. This bill disestablishes several agencies:

Access Advisory Council
Alberta Economic Development Authority
Students Finance Board

For those interested in serving on the board of a public agency, one of the many ways to give to our communities, check out this link for opportunities in Alberta.

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