Political Insights

Welcome Alberta's New Minister of Municipal Affairs


   Shaye Anderson

   ALTA is delighted to welcome Hon. Shaye Anderson, Alberta's new Minister of Municipal Affairs. We look forward to    working together to continue a strong tradition of providing some of the best library services in the country.

    Shaye Anderson was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Leduc-Beaumont on May 5, 2015. On January 19, 2017 he was sworn in as Minister of Municipal Affairs. He formerly served as deputy chair of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and as a member of the standing committees on Alberta’s Economic Future, Private Bills and Resource Stewardship.

         Source: Legislative Assembly of Alberta, www.assembly.ab.ca


About the Ministry of Municipal Affairs

Municipal Affairs supports the work of libraries across Alberta by managing the network of municipal and library system boards to provide province-wide access to high-quality public library services for Albertans. Learn more about the Ministry of Municipal Affairs  

Public Library Services Branch

The Public Library Services Branch (PLSB) is part of the Corporate Strategic Services Division of Municipal Affairs. It provides policy, planning and administrative expertise required to develop and maintain provincial legislation related to public library service. It is also accountable to the Minister for ensuring library board compliance with the Libraries Act and Libraries Regulation. Learn more about PLSB

ALTA Letters to Politicians

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Conversations with Provincial Politicians about Libraries

Click below for our past ALTA Trustee Voice Issues covering the topic of Politicians' views about libraries.


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