Originally Posted 3 August 2017
Corrections made 9 August 2017
Last October AlbertaRecessionWatch.com published a listing of the top paid senior Executives in Alberta’s provincial Corporation universe. As the tables demonstrated, the pay levels were dominated by individuals working in the financial services and in the energy regulatory setting. Last year, like this year, this group predominates. Since October, the Government of Alberta has made a number of changes to the pay levels of the top officials working in these agencies. Continue reading
Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO)
The following ad seeking candidates for the position of AESO board members appeared in the Edmonton Journal last week.
While the ad is extremely general it should include the ability to read near- microscopic print! Continue reading
Alberta Energy Regulator advertises for Hearing Commissioners
In the 15 April edition of the Edmonton Journal an ad appeared seeking interested individuals to apply for a position as a Hearing Commissioner with the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER). Continue reading
Originally published 20 March 2017
This is a story about a government announcement in the early days of the Prentice administration that I took very seriously. (As it turns out I shouldn’t have.) Since the Report arising from the announcement was never released, I undertook to bring it to the light of day through the access to information process. It took ten months.
The tale below summarizes the background to the announcement; the enjoyable and lengthy process to receive a copy of the Report; and summary of the report; and my comments on the contents of the Report and recommendations An earlier column can be found at The Bolton Committee. Continue reading