Update from the Legislature - October 27

The third session of the 30th legislature commenced on Monday, and it is scheduled to run until December 2. The government has indicated a desire to pass between 18 and 20 government bills during the session as well as motions regarding equalization and the Senate.

If passed, Bill 73, the Infrastructure Accountability Act, will legislate a governance framework to prioritize capital project decisions and spending based on six criteria. The initial 20-year plan must be developed published within one year of the bill coming into force, and it will be updated every four years.

Allan Report Released:

The much delayed final report of the public inquiry into “anti-Alberta energy campaigns” was released on Thursday. The provincial government has accepted the report’s recommendations and indicated it will bring forward legislation this fall to further restrict who can contribute towards election and political advertising.

Covid-19 Vaccination Progress:

As of October 25, 86.7 per cent of eligible Albertans had one dose of vaccine, and 79.2 per cent were fully immunized.

Fall 2021 Legislation Status (as of Tuesday, October 26)

Leave to Introduce a Bill

Bill 76 - Captive Insurance Companies Act (Toews)

Bill 77 - Municipal Government (Restoring Tax Accountability) Amendment Act, 2021 (McIver)

Bill 78 - Alberta Housing Amendment Act, 2021 (Pon)

Second Reading

Bill 49 - Labour Mobility Act (Kenney)

Bill 73 - Infrastructure Accountability Act (Panda)

Bill 74 - Advanced Education Statutes Amendment Act, 2021 (Nicolaides)

Bill 75 - Arts Professions Recognition Act (Orr)

Committee of the Whole 


Third Reading 


Awaiting Royal Assent 


Received Royal Assent