About the Premier's Council - Alberta Human Services - Government of Alberta

About the Premier's Council

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The Premier's Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities Act outlines the mandate for the Premier's Council. The Vision and Mission statements are:

Vision

Alberta is an inclusive and barrier free society.

Mission

The mission of the Premier's Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities is to advise on, report to and make recommendations to the Government of Alberta on matters relating to the opportunity for full and equal participation of persons with disabilities in the life of the Province. It does this by listening to the opinions of the disability community, communicating these ideas and concerns to the Government of Alberta and the broader community, and working with governments, community organizations, and other stakeholders towards solutions.

Additional details about the Council's mandate and functions can be found on the Council Governance page.

The Council is supported by the Ministry of Human Services and is served by an office based in Edmonton. The Council consists of up to 15 volunteer council members. Council members have a broad knowledge of diverse disability issues and represent various regions of the province.

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Modified: 2013-01-15
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