The telephone town hall sessions have wrapped up, but your input remains vital. Now, you can share your thoughts through our new workbook, accessible for online completion or hard copy for printing. Additionally, catch up on past sessions by listening to the recordings below. Your contribution is valued, and we appreciate your ongoing engagement.
The engagement panel will be hosting engagement sessions starting in October 2023. Depending on what the panel hears from Albertans and recommends to Alberta's government, a referendum may be planned.
The website will be updated as engagement events are launched.
The workbook contains different sections that correspond to different topics related to the potential creation of an Alberta Pension Plan (APP). Each section has background information and a series of questions for you to consider in your input. Follow the provided steps to participate and submit your insights to the panel by February 28, 2024.
Choose your preferred method to complete the workbook.
Please provide clear and specific information. This makes your responses easier to understand and action.
Before finalizing your entry, please review it for accuracy. Make edits as needed to ensure your feedback is clear. Deadline for submissions is February 28, 2024.
After listening to Albertans and gathering feedback, our panel will submit a report to the Government of Alberta to ensure your feedback and opinions are shared. Once our report is submitted, government will review and advise on next steps. Thank you for taking the time to participate in this important discussion for our province. We value your feedback.
Participants from all over Alberta were invited to engage with our panel in Telephone town halls. Listen to those past recordings.
An engagement panel will speak to Albertans about the report and get their feedback on the possibility of moving forward with an Alberta Pension Plan.
Mr. Dinning served as Provincial Treasurer from 1992-1997, where he set the groundwork for balanced budgets and eliminating Alberta’s debt. He has been a director of many corporate and non-profit boards and was executive vice-president at TransAlta Corporation. He’s a Member of the Order of Canada, Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Calgary, and Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Ms. Ritchie, FCA, FCPA, is a senior Corporate Director with a record in oversight and management of complex financial affairs. Over the past 30 years, Ms. Ritchie has served as Audit Committee Chair for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and for many public companies. Ms. Ritchie has served multiple corporate boards, many with US and international investments and operations.
Mr. Yahya, J.D., Ph.D., is a Professor at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law, where he was Vice Dean from 2014-2019. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Toronto and a J.D. (Summa Cum Laude) from the Antonin Scalia Law School (George Mason University). Mr. Yahya was also one of the members of the Fair Deal Panel.