The Campbell administration has yet to introduce promised spring legislation correcting its flawed Lobbyists Registration Act. This, despite a 2001 campaign commitment to be the most open and accountable government in the country. But, meanwhile, Alberta has moved to strengthen its own laws governing the profession. In a news release distributed earlier this week, the Stelmach administration announced amendments to its Lobbyists Act, which will "fine tune" some aspects of that legislation to "ensure it functions efficiently and effectively."
February 12, 2009