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					Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                 PA Index - 1

9-11                                                    AGRI
   See Terrorist attacks–New York City/W ashington,       See Alberta Gaming Research Institute
     D.C.                                               Agricultural value-added production
AADAC                                                     See Food industry and trade
   See Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission        Agriculture, Dept. of
AAMDC                                                     See Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Rural
   See Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and        Development
     Counties                                           Agriculture Financial Services Corporation
Abbott, Mr. Tony                                          General remarks
   Attendance at Public Accounts committee meeting             Nelson ... PA111
      Chair ... PA109                                   AHCIP–Premiums
ABCs                                                      See Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan–Premiums
   See Government agencies, boards, and commissions     AIMS (Alberta International Marketing Strategy)
Aboriginal courts–Tsuu T'ina reserve                      See International trade, Alberta strategy re
   General remarks                                      AISI
      Hancock ... PA20                                    See Alberta initiative for school improvement
Aboriginal peoples and judicial system                  Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission
   General remarks                                        Funding of
      Hancock ... PA20                                         Stevens ... PA89, PA91
      Mason ... PA20                                      Gambling addiction programs
Aboriginal peoples development fund                            Cao ... PA98
   See First Nations development fund                     Gambling awareness programs
Aboriginal youth leadership program                            Stevens ... PA91
   See Leaders of Tomorrow program                        General remarks
ABSA                                                           Stevens ... PA90
   See Alberta Boilers Safety Association                 Report (Alberta Youth Experience Survey)
Academic health centres                                        Stevens ... PA91
   See M edical schools                                 Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training
Academic Health Centres of Alberta, Council of          Scholarships
   See Council of Academic Health Centres of Alberta      General remarks
Access orders                                                  Oberg ... PA78
   See Children from broken marriages, Access to        Alberta Association of Municipal Districts and Counties
Access to information law                                 Assessment shared services environment system grants
   See Freedom of Information and Protection of                Blakeman ... PA3–4
     Privacy Act                                               Boutilier ... PA4
ACFA                                                           Jablonski ... PA4
   See Alberta Capital Finance Authority                  General remarks
Achievement tests                                              Boutilier ... PA2
   See under Student testing                            Alberta Audit Committee
Acquired brain injuries                                   Concerns re internal controls systems at postsecondary
   See Brain injured                                         institutions
ACSC                                                           Dunn ... PA83
   See Alberta Corporate Service Centre                 Alberta Automobile Insurance Board
Administrative organizations, Delegated                   General remarks
   See Delegated administrative organizations                  Blakeman ... PA115
Advertising, Public contracts for                              Nelson ... PA115
   See under Public contracts                           Alberta Boilers Safety Association
Advisory Committee on Alternative Capital Financing       General remarks
   General remarks                                             Boutilier ... PA2
      Lund ... PA45                                     Alberta Brain Injury Initiative
AEDA                                                      Resource guide (Survival Guide)
   See Alberta Economic Development Authority                  Zwozdesky ... PA56, PA61
AEUB                                                    Alberta Brain Injury Network
   See Alberta Energy and Utilities Board                 General remarks
Affordable housing                                             Cao ... PA61
   See Canada/Alberta Affordable Housing Program;              Zwozdesky ... PA56, PA61
     Social housing                                     Alberta Building Code
AFSC                                                      Condominium firewall standards under
   See Agriculture Financial Services Corporation              Blakeman ... PA7–8
Agencies, Government                                           Boutilier ... PA7–8
   See Government agencies, boards, and commissions     Alberta Call Centre
AGLC                                                      See Service Alberta Call Centre (Government
   See Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission                  information)
PA Index - 2                                                      Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Alberta Cancer Board                                     Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (Continued)
  Auditor General's recommendations re academic health     Gaming proceeds, monitoring use of
    centres                                                    Dunn ... PA92
      Dunn ... PA101, PA105                                General remarks
Alberta Capital Finance Authority (formerly Alberta            Stevens ... PA90
M unicipal Financing Corporation)                          Mandate
  General remarks                                              Stevens ... PA89
      Boutilier ... PA9                                    Performance measures
      Mason ... PA9                                            Stevens ... PA91
      Nelson ... PA111, PA119                              Review of gaming rules, future
Alberta Children's Provincial General Hospital                 Stevens ... PA96
  General remarks                                          Review of licensing policy
      Lund ... PA44                                            Stevens ... PA89–90
Alberta Commission on Learning                             Review of liquor markup structure
  See Alberta's Commission on Learning                         Stevens ... PA90
Alberta Connects                                           Risk management process
  E-mail inquiries for government information                  Dunn ... PA92
      Klein ... PA100                                          Hutton ... PA93
Alberta Corporate Service Centre                               Stevens ... PA93
  Service agreements with ministries                       Social responsibility activities
      Dunn ... PA101                                           Cao ... PA98
  Transfer of procurement services to                          Jablonski ... PA95–96
      Lund ... PA43                                            Stevens ... PA91, PA95–96
Alberta Disability Strategy                                W eb site
  General remarks                                              Stevens ... PA90, PA97
      Zwozdesky ... PA56                                 Alberta Gaming Research Council
Alberta Economic Development Authority                     Funding
  General Remarks                                              Stevens ... PA91
      Boutilier ... PA2                                    Mandate
Alberta Elevating Devices and Amusement Rides Safety           Stevens ... PA89
Association                                              Alberta Gaming Research Institute
  General remarks                                          Funding
      Boutilier ... PA2                                        Stevens ... PA91
Alberta emergency services medal                           Mandate
  See Emergency services personnel, Medal for                  Stevens ... PA89
Alberta Energy and Utilities Board                         Research projects
  Emergency service plans re sour gas wells                    Stevens ... PA91, PA96
      Ady ... PA6–7                                      Alberta Government Offices
      Boutilier ... PA6–7                                  International trade offices
Alberta Film Commission                                        Cenaiko ... PA75
  Funding of                                                   Dunn ... PA70
      Blakeman ... PA74                                        Marz ... PA71–72
      Norris ... PA74                                          Masyk ... PA74–75
Alberta film development grant program                         Norris ... PA67–68, PA71–72, PA74–75
  See Film development grant program                           Sloan ... PA72
Alberta Foundation for the Arts                          Alberta Government Offices–China
  General remarks                                          General remarks
      Zwozdesky ... PA55                                       Cenaiko ... PA75
Alberta Future Summit                                          Norris ... PA67, PA71, PA75
  See Future Summit (2002)                               Alberta Government Offices–Germany
Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission                       General remarks
  Background checks re registered gaming suppliers             Norris ... PA67–68, PA71
      Blakeman ... PA92                                  Alberta Government Offices–Hong Kong
      Dunn ... PA91–92                                     General remarks
      Stevens ... PA92                                         Cenaiko ... PA75
  Casino licensing process                                     Norris ... PA75
      Jablonski ... PA95                                 Alberta Government Offices–Japan
      Peterson ... PA96                                    General remarks
      Stevens ... PA90, PA95–97                                Norris ... PA67, PA71
      Taft ... PA96                                      Alberta Government Offices–London, UK
  Contract management process                              General remarks
      Dunn ... PA92                                            Norris ... PA67–68, PA71
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                              PA Index - 3

Alberta Government Offices–M exico                     Alberta Municipal Financing Corporation
  General remarks                                         See Alberta Capital Finance Authority (formerly
      Masyk ... PA74                                        Alberta Municipal Financing Corporation)
      Norris ... PA67–68, PA74                         Alberta One W indow initiative (Government
Alberta Government Offices–Taiwan                      information access)
  General remarks                                         See Service Alberta Call Centre (Government
      Cenaiko ... PA75                                      information)
      Norris ... PA75                                  Alberta Propane Vehicle Administration Organization
Alberta Government Offices–United States               Ltd.
  General remarks                                         General remarks
      Dunn ... PA70                                           Boutilier ... PA2
      Norris ... PA71                                  Alberta provincial nominee program
Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan                        See Immigration, Provincial nominee program
  Seniors' extended health benefits                    Alberta Recreation Corridors Legislative Review
      Marz ... PA31                                    Committee
      Woloshyn ... PA31                                   General remarks
Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan–Premiums                   Zwozdesky ... PA55
  As part of tax load                                  Alberta School Foundation Fund
      Blakeman ... PA113                                  Increase of net assets
      Kruselnicki ... PA113                                   Dunn ... PA79
      Nelson ... PA113                                 Alberta Senior Citizens' Housing Association
  Seniors' premium exemption                              Funding re lodges
      Woloshyn ... PA29                                       Woloshyn ... PA33
Alberta Heart Institute                                Alberta seniors' benefit program
  General remarks                                         [See also Low-income seniors]
      Lund ... PA44                                       Applications for
Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund                           DeLong ... PA36
  Losses and writedowns                                       Woloshyn ... PA36
      Nelson ... PA111                                    General remarks
  Mortgage re seniors' housing with                           Woloshyn ... PA29, PA33
      Woloshyn ... PA32                                   Low-income seniors in lodges benefits
Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund                             Cao ... PA33
  Funding for                                                 Marz ... PA38
      Oberg ... PA78                                          Woloshyn ... PA33, PA38
Alberta Hospital Ponoka                                Alberta Social Housing Corporation
  Redevelopment of                                        Financial statements re
      Lund ... PA44                                           Dunn ... PA32–33
Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission           General remarks
  General remarks                                             Mason ... PA31
      Zwozdesky ... PA55–56                                   Woloshyn ... PA31
Alberta initiative for school improvement              Alberta Special Olympics, W etaskiwin (February 2003)
  General remarks                                         Lottery funding for
      Oberg ... PA77                                          Stevens ... PA95
Alberta Insurance Council                              Alberta Strategic Tourism Marketing Council
  General remarks                                         See Strategic Tourism Marketing Council
      Blakeman ... PA115                               Alberta Summit on Justice (1999)
      Nelson ... PA115                                    General remarks
Alberta international marketing strategy                      Hancock ... PA20
  See International trade, Alberta strategy re         Alberta SuperNet
Alberta Junior Hockey League                              Library access to
  Lottery funding for                                         Zwozdesky ... PA60
      Stevens ... PA95                                 Alberta Sustainability Fund
Alberta Learning                                          Fiscal stability with
  See Dept. of Learning                                       DeLong ... PA113
Alberta Lottery Fund                                          Dunn ... PA113
  See Lottery Fund                                            Hutton ... PA115–116
Alberta main street program                                   Kruselnicki ... PA113
  General remarks                                             Nelson ... PA115–116
      Zwozdesky ... PA55                                  Funding of
Alberta Motor Association                                     Nelson ... PA111
  Automobile insurance plans under                        General remarks
      Dunn ... PA117, PA121                                   Lund ... PA49
PA Index - 4                                                      Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Alberta Treasury Branches                                Apprenticeship training
   See Treasury Branches                                   General remarks
Alberta Treasury Branches Act                                  Oberg ... PA78, PA79
   General remarks                                       Art Smith House, Calgary
       Nelson ... PA120                                    General remarks
       Taft ... PA120                                          Cenaiko ... PA34
Alberta Urban M unicipalities Association                      Woloshyn ... PA34
   Assessment shared services environment system grant   Arts
       Blakeman ... PA3–4                                  General remarks
       Boutilier ... PA4                                       Zwozdesky ... PA55
       Jablonski ... PA4                                 Arts foundation
   General remarks                                         See Alberta Foundation for the Arts
       Boutilier ... PA2                                 ASB
   Municipal excellence awards                             See Alberta seniors' benefit program
       General remarks                                   ASBOA
         Boutilier ... PA2                                 See Association of School Business Officials of
Alberta Youth Experience Survey (2003)                        Alberta
   See Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission,        ASCHA
     Report (Alberta Youth Experience Survey)              See Alberta Senior Citizens' Housing Association
Alberta's Commission on Learning                         ASFF
   Funding for ESL programs                                See Alberta School Foundation Fund
       Cao ... PA85                                      ASHC
       Oberg ... PA85–86                                   See Alberta Social Housing Corporation
   Report (Every child learns; Every child succeeds)     Assessment
       Oberg ... PA78                                      General remarks
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission                              Boutilier ... PA8–9
   See Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission               Cao ... PA8–9
Alexander Rutherford Scholarships for High School              Dunn ... PA8
Achievement                                              Assessment of the Performance of Public Sector Audit
   Funding for                                           Committees (Report)
       Oberg ... PA78                                      See Auditor General, Report (Assessment of the
Allen Gray Centre, Edmonton                                   Performance of Public Sector Audit Committees)
   General remarks                                       Assessment shared services environment system
       Lund ... PA44–45                                    Concerns re timing of grant dispersal for
Alpine Canada                                                  Blakeman ... PA3–4
   Lottery funding for                                         Boutilier ... PA4, PA5
       Stevens ... PA95                                        Dunn ... PA3, PA5–6
Alternate energy resources                                     Jablonski ... PA4
   See Energy resources, Alternate                             Pickering ... PA4
AM A                                                           Shariff ... PA5–6
   See Alberta Motor Association                         ASSET
Ambulance service                                          See Assessment shared services environment system
   Municipal funding for                                 Assets, Capital
       Boutilier ... PA9                                   See Capital assets
       Mason ... PA9                                     Association of School Business Officials of Alberta
American trade office                                      General remarks
   see Alberta Government Offices–United States                Dunn ... PA84
AM FC                                                    ATB Financial
   See Alberta Capital Finance Authority (formerly         See Treasury Branches
     Alberta Municipal Financing Corporation)            Athabasca University
Amusement Rides Safety Association                         Audit of
   See Alberta Elevating Devices and Amusement Rides           Dunn ... PA84
     Safety Association                                  Attorney General
Annual reports and Auditor General's report                See Dept. of Justice and Attorney General
   See under specific departments.                       Audit committee, Provincial
Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act (Federal)           See Alberta Audit Committee
                                                         Audit committees for government agencies, boards, and
   Investigations under
                                                         commissions
       Cenaiko ... PA21–22                                 See Government agencies, boards, and commissions,
       Hancock ... PA22                                       Auditor General's recommendations re audit
Antiterrorism                                                 committees
   See Terrorist attacks–Prevention                      Auditor General
Apprenticeship and Industry Training Scholarships          Adverse opinion, significance of
   See Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training            Dunn ... PA33
     Scholarships                                              Taft ... PA33
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                 PA Index - 5

Auditor General (Continued)                                Auditor General (Continued)
  Annual Report (1999–2000)                                  Community Development dept. recommendations
     Dunn ... PA30                                             (Continued)
     Shariff ... PA104                                           Chair ... PA65
  Annual Report (2000–01)                                        DeLong ... PA62
     Shariff ... PA104                                           Dunn ... PA58–60
  Annual Report (2001–02)                                        Kristensen ... PA65
     Dunn ... PA3, PA17, PA46, PA80, PA101, PA112                Lukaszuk ... PA64
     Masyk ... PA118                                             Mason ... PA60, PA63–64
     Oberg ... PA79                                              Shariff ... PA59–60
     Shariff ... PA104                                           White ... PA59
  BSE report (Informal) from                                     Zwozdesky ... PA55–65
     Chair ... PA39                                          Economic Development dept. recommendations
     Dunn ... PA29                                               Blakeman ... PA69, PA74
     Mason ... PA29, PA52                                        Cao ... PA73–74
  BSE report (Informal) from Auditor General as disputed         Cenaiko ... PA75
    agenda item: Motion for chair's acceptance of item           Coke-Kerr ... PA72–73
    (Defeated)                                                   Dunn ... PA68–70, PA73
     Ady ... PA40                                                Jablonski ... PA69–70
     Blakeman ... PA40–41                                        Lemphers ... PA69
     Broda ... PA41                                              Marz ... PA71–72
     Cenaiko ... PA41                                            Mason ... PA72
     Chair ... PA39–40                                           Masyk ... PA74–75
     Dacyshyn ... PA41                                           Norris ... PA67–75
     DeLong ... PA41                                             Sloan ... PA71, PA72
     Hutton ... PA39–41                                          Taft ... PA70–71
     Lukaszuk ... PA39, PA41                                     Wylie ... PA70
     Marz ... PA40–42                                        Ethics Commissioner relationship with
     Mason ... PA39–41                                           Dunn ... PA24
     Masyk ... PA41–42                                           Goudreau ... PA24
     Taft ... PA41                                           Finance dept. recommendations
  BSE special duty investigation re compensation                 Blakeman ... PA112–113, PA115, PA118–119,
    programs                                                       PA121
     Blakeman ... PA15                                           Cao ... PA119–120
     Chair ... PA15                                              Chair ... PA120
  BSE special duty investigation re compensation                 DeLong ... PA113
    programs: Motion (Defeated)                                  Dunn ... PA109, PA111–113, PA117, PA120–121
     Blakeman ... PA26                                           Hutton ... PA115–116
     Cao ... PA26                                                Jablonski ... PA114–115
     Cenaiko ... PA27                                            Kruselnicki ... PA113, PA118–119, PA121
     Chair ... PA25, PA28                                        Lukaszuk ... PA120–121
     Dunn ... PA27                                               Masyk ... PA117–118
     Goudreau ... PA25–26                                        Nelson ... PA111–121
     Hutton ... PA25                                             Taft ... PA113–114, PA116–117, PA120
     Jablonski ... PA26                                          Wiles ... PA112, PA120
     Mason ... PA25–28                                       Gaming dept. recommendations
     Masyk ... PA26                                              Blakeman ... PA92, PA94–95, PA98
     Taft ... PA26–28                                            Cao ... PA98
  Business plan standards, recommendations                       Dunn ... PA91–93
     Dunn ... PA101                                              Hutton ... PA92–93
     Kruselnicki ... PA118                                       Jablonski ... PA95–96
     Masyk ... PA118                                             Masyk ... PA94
  Chief Internal Auditor relationship with                       Ouellette ... PA97–98
     Jablonski ... PA104                                         Peterson ... PA96
     Shandro ... PA104                                           Stevens ... PA89–98
  Community Development dept. recommendations                    Taft ... PA93–94, PA96–97
     Ady ... PA64–65                                         General remarks
     Barlow ... PA63                                             Nelson ... PA111, PA119
     Batra ... PA64–65                                       Human resource management, recommendations
     Blakeman ... PA58–59, PA62–63, PA65                         Dunn ... PA101
     Broda ... PA63                                          Infrastructure dept. recommendations
     Byrne ... PA60, PA63                                        Bauer ... PA49
     Cao ... PA60–61                                             Blakeman ... PA46, PA50–51
PA Index - 6                                                       Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Auditor General (Continued)                              Auditor General (Continued)
  Infrastructure dept. recommendations (Continued)         Municipal Affairs dept. recommendations (Continued)
      Cao ... PA52                                             Mason ... PA5, PA7, PA9
      Chair ... PA43, PA52                                     Ouellette ... PA10
      Dunn ... PA45–46, PA48, PA50                             Pickering ... PA4
      Hutton ... PA52                                          Shariff ... PA5–6
      Jablonski ... PA48–49                                Performance measures consistent with business plans,
      Johnson ... PA47                                       recommendations
      Lund ... PA43–52                                         Dunn ... PA101
      Mason ... PA49–50                                    Report (Assessment of the Performance of Public Sector
      Masyk ... PA46–47                                      Audit Committees)
      McGhan ... PA46–48, PA50                                 Dunn ... PA101
      Shariff ... PA50                                     Report on policies (Government of Alberta Annual
      Smith ... PA50                                         Report 2002–03)
      Taft ... PA47–48                                         Dunn ... PA109, PA111, PA112
  Internal audit functions, recommendations                Results analysis in annual reports, recommendations
      Dunn ... PA101                                           Dunn ... PA101
      Jablonski ... PA103–104                              Senior's dept. recommendations
      Klein ... PA100, PA103–104, PA104                        Ady ... PA37
      Shandro ... PA104                                        Blakeman ... PA30–31, PA35–38
  Justice and Attorney General's dept. recommendations         Broda ... PA35
      Blakeman ... PA18, PA21                                  Cao ... PA32–33
      Cao ... PA23–24                                          Cenaiko ... PA34
      Cenaiko ... PA21–22, PA24                                DeLong ... PA36
      da Costa ... PA18                                        Dunn ... PA30, PA32–36
      Dunn ... PA17, PA22                                      Loo ... PA31, PA36–37
      Goudreau ... PA18                                        Marz ... PA31, PA38
      Hancock ... PA15–24                                      Mason ... PA31–32, PA35–36
      Hutton ... PA19                                          Taft ... PA33–34, PA36–37
      Jablonski ... PA20–21                                    Woloshyn ... PA29–38
      Lamoureux ... PA21, PA23–24                          Service level agreements for shared services,
      Mason ... PA20                                         recommendations
      Masyk ... PA24                                           Dunn ... PA101
      Taft ... PA18–19, PA22–24                            Special duty investigations under Act
  Learning dept. recommendations                               Dunn ... PA27
      Ady ... PA84                                             Mason ... PA25, PA27
      Blakeman ... PA80, PA82–83, PA86–87                      Taft ... PA27
      Cao ... PA85–86                                    Auditor General Act
      Cenaiko ... PA87                                     Special duty investigations by Auditor General
      DeLong ... PA82                                          Dunn ... PA27
      Dunn ... PA79–80, PA82–86                                Mason ... PA25, PA27
      Hoffman ... PA85                                         Taft ... PA27
      Marz ... PA80–81                                   Auditor General (Federal)
      Mason ... PA81, PA85                                 Accrual accounting system used by
      Oberg ... PA77–86                                        Dunn ... PA10, PA11
  Meeting (Informal) with committee re PSAB (CICA)       AUM A
    accrual accounting system                              See Alberta Urban M unicipalities Association
      Blakeman ... PA14, PA29, PA38–39                   Australia
      Chair ... PA11, PA14, PA28, PA38–39, PA87            Request for Alberta trade office
      Dunn ... PA10, PA11, PA38–39, PA82, PA87                 Norris ... PA71
      Goudreau ... PA28                                  Automobile insurance
      Marz ... PA38                                        See Insurance, Automobile
      Shariff ... PA14                                   Automobile Insurance Board
  MLA expense reimbursements, recommendations              See Alberta Automobile Insurance Board
      Dunn ... PA22                                      Automobile Insurance Reform Implementation Team
  Municipal Affairs dept. recommendations                  [See also Insurance, Automobile, Reform of]
      Ady ... PA6–7                                        General remarks
      Blakeman ... PA3–4, PA6–8, PA10                          Nelson ... PA114
      Boutilier ... PA2–10                               Auxiliary hospitals
      Cao ... PA8–9                                        See Extended care facilities
      DeLong ... PA7                                     Awards for municipal excellence, Minister's
      Dunn ... PA3, PA5–6, PA8                             See Alberta Urban M unicipalities
      Jablonski ... PA4                                      Association,M unicipal excellence awards
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                   PA Index - 7

Banks and banking                                          Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (M ad cow disease)
   Comparison of ATB with chartered banks                  (Continued)
       Dunn ... PA120                                        Report (Informal) from Auditor General as disputed
       Nelson ... PA120                                         agenda item: Motion for chair's acceptance of item
       Taft ... PA120                                           (Defeated) (Continued)
Beijing trade office                                              Hutton ... PA39–41
   see Alberta Government Offices–China                           Lukaszuk ... PA39, PA41
Bethany Care Society                                              Marz ... PA40–42
   Public/private partnerships re                                 Mason ... PA39–41
       Lund ... PA51                                              Masyk ... PA41–42
Bill 19 (2004)                                                    Taft ... PA41
   See Public Trustee Act, 2004 (Bill 19)                    Special duty investigation by Auditor General re
Bill 33 (2003)                                                  compensation programs
   See Insurance Amendment Act, 2003 (Bill 33)                    Blakeman ... PA15
Bill 43 (2003)                                                    Chair ... PA15
   See Post-secondary Learning Act, 2003 (Bill 43)           Special duty investigation by Auditor General re
Bill 53 (2003)                                                  compensation programs: Motion to request from
   See Insurance Amendment Act, 2003 (No. 2) (Bill 53)          Executive Council (Defeated)
Bingos                                                            Blakeman ... PA26
   [See also Gaming industry]                                     Cao ... PA26
   Policy review re                                               Cenaiko ... PA27
       Stevens ... PA90                                           Chair ... PA25, PA28
Bingos, Electronic                                                Dunn ... PA27
   [See also Gaming industry]                                     Goudreau ... PA25–26
   Background checks re registered gaming suppliers               Hutton ... PA25
       Stevens ... PA92                                           Jablonski ... PA26
BLIM S                                                            Mason ... PA25–28
   See Building and land infrastructure management                Masyk ... PA26
      system                                                      Taft ... PA26–28
Blind Persons' Rights Act                                  Brain injured
   General remarks                                           Injury prevention
       Zwozdesky ... PA56                                         Cao ... PA61
Blue Book                                                         Zwozdesky ... PA61
   See General Revenue Fund, Details of expenditure by       Resource guide (Survival Guide)
      payee (Blue Book)                                           Zwozdesky ... PA56, PA61
Boards, Government                                         Brain Injury Network
   See Government agencies, boards, and commissions          See Alberta Brain Injury Network
Bob W ard Residence, Calgary                               British Columbia income tax
   General remarks                                           See Income tax, Provincial–British Columbia
       Ady ... PA37                                        British Columbia public automobile insurance plan
       Cenaiko ... PA34                                      See Insurance Corporation of British Columbia,
       Woloshyn ... PA34, PA37, PA38                            Automobile insurance plan
Boutilier, Hon. Guy                                        Broda committee
   Appearance before Public Accounts committee               See Long Term Care Policy Advisory Committee
       Boutilier ... PA2–10                                     (Broda committee)
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (M ad cow disease)        BSE
   Dept. of Agriculture communications re                    See Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (M ad cow
       Marz ... PA109                                           disease)
       Mason ... PA108                                     Building and land infrastructure management system
   Report (Informal) from Auditor General                    General remarks
       Chair ... PA39                                             McGhan ... PA48
       Dunn ... PA29                                       Building Better Bridges (Report)
       Mason ... PA29, PA52                                  See Persons with developmental disabilities program,
   Report (Informal) from Auditor General as disputed           Report (Building Better Bridges)
      agenda item: Motion for chair's acceptance of item   Building code
      (Defeated)                                             See Alberta Building Code
       Ady ... PA40                                        Business
       Blakeman ... PA40–41                                  General remarks
       Broda ... PA41                                             Norris ... PA70, PA73
       Cenaiko ... PA41                                    Business, Small
       Chair ... PA39–40                                     See Small business
       Dacyshyn ... PA41                                   Business plans
       DeLong ... PA41                                       See Government departments, Business plans for
PA Index - 8                                                       Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Business schools' tuition fees                           Canadian Hockey Association
  See Tuition fees, For medical, law, and business         Lottery funding for
     students                                                  Stevens ... PA95
Cabinet ministers' travel                                Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
  See Travel at public expense                             See Public Sector Accounting Board (Canadian
Calgary (City)                                               Institute of Chartered Accountants)
  Emergency planning for sour gas emissions              Canadian M ental Health Association
       Ady ... PA6–7                                       Affordable housing agreements with
       Boutilier ... PA6–7                                     Woloshyn ... PA30
Calgary Courts Centre                                      General remarks
  See Courts–Calgary, Calgary Courts Centre                    Woloshyn ... PA32
Calgary Dream Centre                                     Cancer board
  General remarks                                          See Alberta Cancer Board
       Ady ... PA37                                      Canmore
       Woloshyn ... PA37                                   Advertising partnerships re tourism
Calgary Health Region                                          Coke-Kerr ... PA72
  Auditor General's recommendations re academic health         Mason ... PA72
     centres                                             Capital assets
       Dunn ... PA101, PA105                               Donated/gifted/sold
       Klein ... PA104–105                                     Batra ... PA64
       Shariff ... PA104–105                                   Mason ... PA63–64
Calgary Homeless Foundation                                    Zwozdesky ... PA63–64
  General remarks                                          Expensing assets less than $15,000
       Ady ... PA37                                            Dunn ... PA3, PA17
       Woloshyn ... PA37                                   Inclusion in ministerial financial statements
Calgary Housing Company                                        Blakeman ... PA118–119
  General remarks                                              DeLong ... PA82
       Woloshyn ... PA31                                       Dunn ... PA33–34, PA35, PA80, PA82
Call centres                                                   Mason ... PA35
  See Gambling, Problem, Telephone help line; Seniors          McGhan ... PA48
     information line; Service Alberta Call Centre             Nelson ... PA118–119
     (Government information)                                  Oberg ... PA82, PA84
Campgrounds, Provincial                                        Taft ... PA33–34
  Auditor General's recommendations re private-sector      Inventory of
     operators in                                              Dunn ... PA48
       Dunn ... PA58                                           Lund ... PA48
       White ... PA59                                          McGhan ... PA48
       Zwozdesky ... PA57, PA59                                Taft ... PA47–48
Camrose health facilities                                  Long-term plans re
  See Health care facilities–Camrose                           Dunn ... PA46
Canada/Alberta Affordable Housing Program                Capital Finance Authority, Alberta (formerly Alberta
  General remarks                                        M unicipal Financing Corporation)
       Woloshyn ... PA30–32                                See Alberta Capital Finance Authority (formerly
Canada Council of Ministers of Education                     Alberta Municipal Financing Corporation)
  General remarks                                        Capital fund
       Oberg ... PA77                                      See Centennial Capital Plan
Canada Labour                                            Capital Health
  Homeless housing programs                                Auditor General's recommendations re academic health
       Ady ... PA37                                          centres
       Woloshyn ... PA37                                       Dunn ... PA101, PA105
Canada M ortgage and Housing Corporation                       Klein ... PA104–105
  Social housing agreements                                    Shariff ... PA104–105
       Woloshyn ... PA30, PA32                           Capital Plan
Canada W inter Games, Campbellton (2003)                   See Centennial Capital Plan
  Team Alberta at                                        Capital projects
       Zwozdesky ... PA55                                  Auditor General's recommendations re construction
Canadian Council of Public Accounts Committees               contracts for
conference, Fredericton (2004)                                 Blakeman ... PA46
  Delegate selection: Motion to approve (Passed)               Dunn ... PA45–46
       Chair ... PA66                                          Johnson ... PA47
       Shariff ... PA66                                        Lund ... PA46–47
  General remarks                                              Masyk ... PA46–47
       Chair ... PA66, PA75                                    McGhan ... PA46–47
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                      PA Index - 9

Capital projects (Continued)                             Casinos (Continued)
  Operational costs and                                    New
      Lund ... PA44                                             Jablonski ... PA95–96
  Priorities for                                                Masyk ... PA94
      Cao ... PA52                                              Peterson ... PA96
  Provincial funding for (Capital plan) See Centennial          Stevens ... PA94–97
     Capital Plan                                               Taft ... PA96–97
Capital projects–M aintenance and repair                   Revenues from
  BLIMS system                                                  Stevens ... PA96–97
      McGhan ... PA48                                           Taft ... PA96–97
  Deferred maintenance assessment                          W aiting lists for
      Dunn ... PA48                                             Stevens ... PA97
      Lund ... PA48                                      CCITF
      McGhan ... PA48                                      See Consolidated cash investment trust fund
      Taft ... PA47–48                                   CCPAC
  Priorities for                                           See Canadian Council of Public Accounts
      Cao ... PA52                                            Committees
Capital projects–Public/private partnerships             Centennial Capital Plan
  [See also Courts–Calgary, Calgary Courts Centre]         Funding for
  Advisory committee re                                         Nelson ... PA111
      Lund ... PA45, PA50                                  General remarks
  Contract management process                                   Lund ... PA44, PA49
      Blakeman ... PA21, PA50–51, PA118–119              CFEP
      Dunn ... PA50                                        See Community facility enhancement program
      Hancock ... PA21                                   CHA
      Lund ... PA49–52                                     See Capital Health
      Mason ... PA49–50                                  Charitable societies, nonprofit organizations
      Nelson ... PA118–119                                 "Friends of" societies: Inclusion in provincial financial
  Cost-benefit analysis of                                    statements
      Blakeman ... PA50–51                                      Zwozdesky ... PA58
      Lund ... PA51–52                                     Horse racing capital improvements by
  Financial statements                                          Ouellette ... PA97
      Blakeman ... PA118–119                                    Stevens ... PA97
      Kruselnicki ... PA119                              Charter schools
      Nelson ... PA118–119                                 Reporting requirements for
  Role of Dept. of Infrastructure                               Dunn ... PA80
      Blakeman ... PA21                                         Oberg ... PA79, PA84
      Hancock ... PA21                                   Chief Internal Auditor
      Lund ... PA43–45                                     Mandate
Car insurance                                                   Klein ... PA100
  See Insurance, Automobile                              Chief Internal Auditor's Office
Career and technology studies                              Mandate
  Mobile classroom for                                          Dunn ... PA101
      Lund ... PA44                                             Jablonski ... PA103–104
  School board compliance with requirements for                 Klein ... PA100, PA103–104
      Dunn ... PA80                                             Shandro ... PA104
Career development department                              Relationship to Auditor General's office
  See Dept. of Human Resources and Employment                   Jablonski ... PA104
Cash consolidated investment trust fund                         Shandro ... PA104
  See Consolidated cash investment trust fund            Chief Medical Examiner's Office
Casinos                                                    General remarks
  [See also Gaming industry]                                    Hancock ... PA16
  Charitable gaming model re                             Child welfare recipients
      Stevens ... PA97                                     Maintenance enforcement program payments to
  First Nations and traditional casinos, differences          appropriate parties
     between                                                    da Costa ... PA18
      Masyk ... PA94                                            Dunn ... PA17
      Stevens ... PA94                                          Goudreau ... PA18
  First Nations casinos See Gambling–Aboriginal                 Hancock ... PA18
     reserves                                            Children–Physical fitness
  Licences re                                              Awareness program
      Jablonski ... PA95                                        Zwozdesky ... PA55
      Stevens ... PA90, PA95–97
PA Index - 10                                                     Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Children–Physical fitness (Continued)                   CM EC
   Initiatives to improve                                 See Canada Council of Ministers of Education
       Ady ... PA64–65                                  CMHC
       Zwozdesky ... PA64–65                              See Canada M ortgage and Housing Corporation
Children from broken marriages, Access to               Colleges
   General remarks                                        See Universities and colleges
       DeLong ... PA62                                  Commission on Learning, Alberta's
       Zwozdesky ... PA62                                 See Alberta's Commission on Learning
Children in care                                        Commissioner of Ethics
   See Child welfare recipients                           See Ethics Commissioner
Children in courts                                      Commissions, Government
   See Courts, Child-friendly courtrooms                  See Government agencies, boards, and commissions
Children of divorce                                     Committee on Public Accounts, Standing
   See Children from broken marriages                     BSE report (Informal) from Auditor General
Children's hospital, Calgary                                   Mason ... PA52
   See Alberta Children's Provincial General Hospital     BSE report (Informal) from Auditor General as agenda
Children's Services, Dept. of                                item
   See Dept. of Children's Services                            Chair ... PA39
China                                                          Dunn ... PA29
   Interest in Alberta's curriculum                            Mason ... PA29
       Oberg ... PA77                                     BSE report (Informal) from Auditor General as disputed
Chinese trade office                                         agenda item: Motion for chair's acceptance of item
   see Alberta Government Offices–China                      (Defeated)
Chinook Regional Health Authority                              Ady ... PA40
   Senior citizens' lodges                                     Blakeman ... PA40–41
       Woloshyn ... PA32                                       Broda ... PA41
CICA                                                           Cenaiko ... PA41
   See Public Sector Accounting Board (Canadian                Chair ... PA39–40
     Institute of Chartered Accountants)                       Dacyshyn ... PA41
CIP                                                            DeLong ... PA41
   See Community initiatives program                           Hutton ... PA39–41
Citizenship                                                    Lukaszuk ... PA39, PA41
   [See also Citizenship and Immigration Canada]               Marz ... PA40–42
   Awards for                                                  Mason ... PA39–41
       Zwozdesky ... PA56                                      Masyk ... PA41–42
   Funding for education                                       Taft ... PA41
       Cao ... PA61                                       BSE special duty investigation by Auditor General re
       Zwozdesky ... PA61                                    compensation programs: Motion (Defeated)
   Preparation for                                             Blakeman ... PA26
       Oberg ... PA78–79                                       Cao ... PA26
Citizenship and Immigration Canada                             Cenaiko ... PA27
   Provincial nominee program re skilled labour                Chair ... PA25, PA28
       Blakeman ... PA74                                       Dunn ... PA27
       Jablonski ... PA69–70                                   Goudreau ... PA25–26
       Norris ... PA69–70, PA74                                Hutton ... PA25
Citizenship Commission                                         Jablonski ... PA26
   See Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship                    Mason ... PA25–28
     Commission                                                Masyk ... PA26
Citizenship medal, Queen's Golden Jubilee                      Taft ... PA26–28
   See Queen's Golden Jubilee citizenship medal           Canadian Council of Public Accounts Committees:
City of Calgary                                              Conference delegates
   See Calgary (City)                                          Chair ... PA66, PA75
Civil law services                                        Canadian Council of Public Accounts Committees
   General remarks                                           conference: Motion to approve delegates (Passed)
       Hancock ... PA16                                        Chair ... PA66
Civil rights                                                   Shariff ... PA66
   See Human rights                                       Chair's letters to Premier and Executive Council re
Climate change                                               appearance before committee
   Greenhouse gas emissions                                    Blakeman ... PA11, PA13, PA52
       Lund ... PA45                                           Cao ... PA12
   Kyoto protocol on                                           Chair ... PA1–2, PA11–13, PA52
       DeLong ... PA102                                        Lukaszuk ... PA1–2, PA12, PA14
       Klein ... PA100, PA102                                  Mason ... PA12–13
                                                               Shariff ... PA12, PA52
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                  PA Index - 11

Committee on Public Accounts, Standing (Continued)         Community initiatives program
  General remarks                                            Application process for
     Blakeman ... PA26                                           Dunn ... PA93
     Cao ... PA11, PA26, PA52–53                                 Stevens ... PA93–94
     Chair ... PA11, PA53                                        Taft ... PA93–94
     Dunn ... PA10, PA11                                     Disabled access to public sites
     Lukaszuk ... PA39                                           Broda ... PA63
     Mason ... PA11                                              Zwozdesky ... PA63
     Shariff ... PA14                                        Funding of
  Meeting with Auditor General (Informal) re PSAB                Stevens ... PA91, PA94
    accrual accounting system                                Funds allocation under
     Blakeman ... PA14, PA29, PA38–39                            Dunn ... PA93
     Chair ... PA11, PA14, PA28, PA38–39, PA87                   Stevens ... PA91, PA93
     Dunn ... PA10, PA11, PA38–39, PA82, PA87                General remarks
     Goudreau ... PA28                                           Hutton ... PA93
     Marz ... PA38                                           Mandate
     Shariff ... PA14                                            Stevens ... PA91
  Report on 2003–04 activities, with addition of missing     Performance measures
    departments: Motion to approve (Passed)                      Stevens ... PA95
     Blakeman ... PA15                                     Compton Petroleum Corporation
     Chair ... PA15                                          Emergency planning for sour gas emissions
     Goudreau ... PA15                                           Ady ... PA6–7
     Taft ... PA15                                               Boutilier ... PA6–7
  Role of                                                  Computers in schools
     Chair ... PA13                                          Education technology standards
     DeLong ... PA13                                             Oberg ... PA77
     Mason ... PA12–13                                     Condominium firewall standards
  Schedule revisions                                         See National Safety Code, Condominium firewall
     Chair ... PA66                                            standards under
Common portal for government information                   Conflict of interest
  See Alberta Connects; Service Alberta                      Economic Development dept. contract management
Communications                                                 process
  See under specific departments.                                Dunn ... PA73
Communications technology                                    Gaming dept. contract management process
  See Information and communications technology                  Dunn ... PA92
Community Development, Dept. of                              Infrastructure dept. contract management process
  See Dept. of Community Development                             Dunn ... PA46
Community facility enhancement program                     Conflict of interest commissioner
  Application process re MLA relationships                   See Ethics Commissioner
     Dunn ... PA93                                         Consolidated Beef Industry Action Plan
     Stevens ... PA93–94                                     General remarks
     Taft ... PA93–94                                            Mason ... PA25
  Disabled access to public sites                          Consolidated cash investment trust fund
     Broda ... PA63                                          Construction grant payments through
     Zwozdesky ... PA63                                          Dunn ... PA45
  Funding allocation under                                   Investment income and
     Stevens ... PA90, PA93                                      Bauer ... PA49
  Funding of                                                     Jablonski ... PA48–49
     Stevens ... PA90, PA93, PA94                                Lund ... PA49
                                                                 McGhan ... PA48
  General remarks
                                                           Contracts, Public
     Hutton ... PA93                                         See Public contracts
     Stevens ... PA93                                      Corporate income tax
  Mandate                                                    See Corporations–Taxation
     Stevens ... PA90                                      Corporate Service Centre
  Performance measures                                       See Alberta Corporate Service Centre
     Stevens ... PA95                                      Corporations–Taxation
Community Futures Canada                                     Impact of rate reduction
  General remarks                                                Jablonski ... PA114–115
     Cao ... PA73                                                Nelson ... PA114–115
     Norris ... PA73                                       Council of Academic Health Centres of Alberta
Community health services                                    Auditor General's recommendations re
  Shortages of skilled workers                                   Dunn ... PA101, PA105
     Jablonski ... PA70                                          Klein ... PA104–105
     Norris ... PA70                                             Shariff ... PA104–105
PA Index - 12                                                       Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Council of education ministers, Canada                    Courts–Lethbridge
   See Canada Council of Ministers of Education             Overexpenditures for
Council of Public Accounts Committees conference,                Hancock ... PA21
Fredericton (2004)                                               Jablonski ... PA21
   See Canadian Council of Public Accounts                       Lamoureux ... PA21
     Committees conference, Fredericton (2004)            Courts–Red Deer
Council on Roles, Responsibilities and Resources in the     Overexpenditures for
21st Century, Minister's                                         Hancock ... PA21
   See Provincial/M unicipal Council on                          Jablonski ... PA20–21
     Roles,Responsibilities and Resources in the 21 st           Lamoureux ... PA21
     Century                                              Credit ratings, Provincial
Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities          General remarks
   See Premier's Council on the Status of Persons with           Blakeman ... PA118
     Disabilities                                                Nelson ... PA119
Counterterrorism                                          Crime
   See Terrorist attacks–Prevention                         See Public safety (From criminal activity)
Court interpreters–Fees                                   Crime, Organized
   General remarks                                          See Organized crime
       Cao ... PA23                                       Criminal justice
       Hancock ... PA23–24                                  General remarks
       Lamoureux ... PA23–24                                     Hancock ... PA16
Court of Appeal–Northwest Territories                       Underexpenditure of funding re
   Registry for                                                  Hancock ... PA19
       Hancock ... PA16                                          Hutton ... PA19
Court reform                                              Crop insurance program
   See Courts, Streamlining of                              Financial statements re
Court transcripts                                                Blakeman ... PA121
   Publishing of                                                 Nelson ... PA121
       Hancock ... PA21                                   Cross-ministry initiatives
       Jablonski ... PA21                                   See Dept. of Finance, Cross-ministry initiatives; Dept.
Courts                                                         of Health and W ellness, Cross-ministry initiatives;
   Child-friendly courtrooms                                   Government departments, Cross-ministry
       Hancock ... PA17                                        initiatives process
       Jablonski ... PA20                                 CTS
   Regional court operations, overexpenditures in           See Career and technology studies
       Hancock ... PA19, PA21                             Curricula
       Hutton ... PA19                                      See Education–Curricula
       Jablonski ... PA20–21                              DAO
       Lamoureux ... PA21                                   See Delegated administrative organizations
   Small claims courts                                    David Thompson Regional Health Authority
       Hancock ... PA17                                     Public/private partnerships for
       Jablonski ... PA20                                        Lund ... PA51
       Masyk ... PA24                                     Debts, Public (Provincial government)
   Staffing of                                              General remarks
       Cao ... PA23–24                                           Nelson ... PA111
       Hancock ... PA16, PA17, PA19, PA20, PA21,          Debts, Student
         PA23–24                                            See Student financial aid
       Jablonski ... PA21                                 Deferred maintenance
       Lamoureux ... PA21, PA23–24                          See Public buildings–Repair and maintenance,
   Streamlining of                                             Deferred maintenance assessment
       Hancock ... PA16–17, PA21                          Deficit Elimination Act
       Masyk ... PA24                                       Consolidated financial statements re
Courts, Aboriginal–Tsuu T'ina Reserve                            DeLong ... PA82
   See Aboriginal courts–Tsuu T'ina Reserve                      Dunn ... PA82
Courts–Calgary                                                   Oberg ... PA82
   Calgary Courts Centre [See also Capital                Delegated administrative organizations
     projects–Public/private partnerships]                  Financial statements re
       Blakeman ... PA21, PA50–51                                Boutilier ... PA7
       Dunn ... PA50                                             DeLong ... PA7
       Hancock ... PA21                                          Dunn ... PA3
       Lund ... PA45, PA49–50, PA51–52                      General remarks
       Mason ... PA49–50                                         Boutilier ... PA2
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                 PA Index - 13

Dental care                                             Dept. of Community Development (Continued)
  Mobile dental program for low-income seniors            Film development funding with Dept. of Economic
      Broda ... PA35                                        Development
      Woloshyn ... PA35                                       Blakeman ... PA74
Dept. of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development          Norris ... PA74
  Cross-ministry initiatives                              Financial statements re
      Klein ... PA106                                         Zwozdesky ... PA57–58
Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development          Minister's presentation to committee
  BSE compensation program investigations                     Zwozdesky ... PA55–65
      Dunn ... PA27                                       Performance measures
      Goudreau ... PA25–26                                    Ady ... PA64–65
      Hutton ... PA25                                         Blakeman ... PA62
      Jablonski ... PA26                                      DeLong ... PA62
      Mason ... PA27–28                                       Zwozdesky ... PA55, PA56–57, PA62, PA64–65
  Communications re BSE                                   Priorities re
      Marz ... PA109                                          Zwozdesky ... PA57
      Mason ... PA108                                     Programs
  Crop insurance program                                      Zwozdesky ... PA55–56
      Blakeman ... PA121                                  Revenue initiatives shortfall
      Nelson ... PA121                                        Batra ... PA64
  Review of food safety programs                              Mason ... PA63–64
      Dunn ... PA27                                           Zwozdesky ... PA63–64
Dept. of Children's Services                            Dept. of Economic Development
  Maintenance enforcement program payments re child       Annual report (2002-03) and Auditor General's
    welfare recipients                                      recommendations
      da Costa ... PA18                                       Blakeman ... PA69, PA74
      Dunn ... PA17                                           Cao ... PA73–74
      Goudreau ... PA18                                       Cenaiko ... PA75
      Hancock ... PA18                                        Coke-Kerr ... PA72–73
Dept. of Community Development                                Dunn ... PA68–70, PA73
  Annual report (2002–03) and Auditor General's               Jablonski ... PA69–70
    recommendations                                           Lemphers ... PA69
      Ady ... PA64–65                                         Marz ... PA71–72
      Barlow ... PA63                                         Mason ... PA72
      Batra ... PA64–65                                       Masyk ... PA74–75
      Blakeman ... PA58–59, PA62–63, PA65                     Norris ... PA67–75
      Broda ... PA63                                          Sloan ... PA71, PA72
      Byrne ... PA60, PA63                                    Taft ... PA70–71
      Cao ... PA60–61                                         Wylie ... PA70
      Chair ... PA65                                      Auditor General's recommendations re
      DeLong ... PA62                                         Dunn ... PA68–69
      Dunn ... PA58–60                                    Business plan
      Kristensen ... PA65                                     Blakeman ... PA69
      Lukaszuk ... PA64                                       Dunn ... PA68–69
      Mason ... PA60, PA63–64                                 Lemphers ... PA69
      Shariff ... PA59–60                                     Norris ... PA69
      White ... PA59                                      Contract management process re advertising
      Zwozdesky ... PA55–65                                   Coke-Kerr ... PA72–73
  Auditor General's recommendations re                        Dunn ... PA73
      Dunn ... PA58, PA59                                     Mason ... PA72–73
      Zwozdesky ... PA57–58, PA59                             Norris ... PA72–73
  Budget                                                  Cross-ministry initiative re value-added industries
      Zwozdesky ... PA57                                      Norris ... PA68
  Business plan                                           Film development funding with Dept. of Community
      Zwozdesky ... PA56–57                                 Development
  Contract management process re private operators in         Blakeman ... PA74
    parks                                                     Norris ... PA74
      Blakeman ... PA58–59, PA65                          Minister's presentation to committee
      Dunn ... PA58, PA59                                     Norris ... PA67–75
      Kristensen ... PA65                                 Performance measures
      White ... PA59                                          Cenaiko ... PA75
      Zwozdesky ... PA57–59, PA65                             Coke-Kerr ... PA72–73
                                                              Dunn ... PA68–69, PA70, PA73
PA Index - 14                                                 Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Dept. of Community Development (Continued)          Dept. of Finance (Continued)
  Performance measures (Continued)                    Risk management policies
      Marz ... PA71–72                                    DeLong ... PA113
      Masyk ... PA74–75                                   Dunn ... PA113
      Norris ... PA70–71, PA72, PA74–75                   Hutton ... PA115–116
      Sloan ... PA71–72                                   Kruselnicki ... PA113
      Taft ... PA70–71                                    Nelson ... PA115–116
      Wylie ... PA70                                Dept. of Gaming
  Programs of                                         Annual report (2002–03) and Auditor General's
      Norris ... PA67–68                                recommendations
  Role of                                                 Blakeman ... PA92, PA94–95, PA98
      Cao ... PA73–74                                     Cao ... PA98
      Norris ... PA73–74                                  Dunn ... PA91–93
      Sloan ... PA71                                      Hutton ... PA92–93
  Role of: Strategic intelligence                         Jablonski ... PA95–96
      Cenaiko ... PA75                                    Masyk ... PA94
      Norris ... PA75                                     Ouellette ... PA97–98
Dept. of Environment                                      Peterson ... PA96
  Standards for water treatment plants                    Stevens ... PA89–98
      Boutilier ... PA7                                   Taft ... PA93–94, PA96–97
      Mason ... PA7                                   Auditor General's recommendations re
Dept. of Finance                                          Dunn ... PA91–92
  Annual report (2002–03) and Auditor General's       Business plan
    recommendations                                       Stevens ... PA89
      Blakeman ... PA112–113, PA115, PA118–119,       Contract management process
        PA121                                             Dunn ... PA92
      Cao ... PA119–120                               Financial highlights
      Chair ... PA120                                     Stevens ... PA91
      DeLong ... PA113                                Funds allocation
      Dunn ... PA109, PA111–113, PA117, PA120–121         Stevens ... PA89
      Hutton ... PA115–116                            Guiding principles
      Jablonski ... PA114–115                             Stevens ... PA89–90
      Kruselnicki ... PA113, PA118–119, PA121         Mandate
      Lukaszuk ... PA120–121                              Stevens ... PA89
      Masyk ... PA117–118                             Minister's presentation to committee
      Nelson ... PA111–121                                Stevens ... PA89–98
      Taft ... PA113–114, PA116–117, PA120            Performance measures
      Wiles ... PA112, PA120                              Blakeman ... PA94–95
  Auditor General's recommendations re                    Stevens ... PA91, PA94–95
      Dunn ... PA111–112                            Dept. of Health and W ellness
  Budget                                              Auditor General's recommendations re academic health
      Hutton ... PA115–116                              centres
      Nelson ... PA111, PA115–116                         Dunn ... PA101, PA105
  Business plans                                          Klein ... PA104–105
      Dunn ... PA111                                      Shariff ... PA104–105
      Kruselnicki ... PA118                           Brain injured support programs
      Masyk ... PA117–118                                 Cao ... PA61
      Nelson ... PA118                                    Zwozdesky ... PA61
  Cross-ministry initiatives                          Cross-ministry initiatives
      Dunn ... PA111, PA112                               Ady ... PA64
  Expensing assets less than $15,000                      Klein ... PA106
      Dunn ... PA3, PA17                                  Zwozdesky ... PA64
  Financial statements                                Dept. as defendant in legal claims
      Dunn ... PA112                                      Blakeman ... PA35
  Minister's presentation to committee                    Woloshyn ... PA35
      Nelson ... PA111–121                            Provincial nominee program re skilled labour
  Performance measures                                    Jablonski ... PA70
      Cao ... PA119                                       Norris ... PA70
      Kruselnicki ... PA118                           Public/private partnerships contracts process
      Masyk ... PA117–118                                 Lund ... PA50
      Nelson ... PA111, PA118, PA119
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                  PA Index - 15

Dept. of Human Resources and Employment                  Dept. of Justice and Attorney General (Continued)
  Maintenance enforcement program payments re child        Annual report (2002–03) and Auditor General's
    welfare recipients                                       recommendations (Continued)
      da Costa ... PA18                                        Cenaiko ... PA21–22, PA24
      Dunn ... PA17                                            da Costa ... PA18
      Goudreau ... PA18                                        Dunn ... PA17, PA22
      Hancock ... PA18                                         Goudreau ... PA18
Dept. of Infrastructure                                        Hancock ... PA15–24
  Annual report (2002–03) and Auditor General's                Hutton ... PA19
    recommendations                                            Jablonski ... PA20–21
      Bauer ... PA49                                           Lamoureux ... PA21, PA23–24
      Blakeman ... PA46, PA50–51                               Mason ... PA20
      Cao ... PA52                                             Masyk ... PA24
      Chair ... PA43, PA52                                     Taft ... PA18–19, PA22–24
      Dunn ... PA45–46, PA48, PA50                         Auditor General's recommendations re
      Hutton ... PA52                                          Dunn ... PA17
      Jablonski ... PA48–49                                Budget
      Johnson ... PA47                                         Hancock ... PA15–16
      Lund ... PA43–52                                     Business planning
      Mason ... PA49–50                                        Hancock ... PA19
      Masyk ... PA46–47                                    Expensing assets less than $15,000
      McGhan ... PA46–48, PA50                                 Dunn ... PA17
      Shariff ... PA50                                     Minister's presentation to committee
      Smith ... PA50                                           Hancock ... PA15–24
      Taft ... PA47–48                                     Performance measures
  Auditor General's recommendations re                         Hancock ... PA16, PA19
      Dunn ... PA45–46                                         Mason ... PA20
  Budget                                                       Taft ... PA18–19
      Lund ... PA44                                        Programs
  Budget re ministers' travel expenses                         Hancock ... PA16–17, PA20
      Nowicki ... PA102                                    Staffing re communications
  Business plan                                                Hancock ... PA24
      Lund ... PA43                                            Taft ... PA24
  Cross-ministry initiatives                               Travel at public expense See Travel at public expense,
      Klein ... PA106                                        Reporting on
  Minister's presentation to committee                     Underexpended/overexpended funds
      Lund ... PA43–52                                         Cenaiko ... PA24
  Performance measures                                         Hancock ... PA19
      Lund ... PA45                                            Hutton ... PA19
  Public/private partnerships re capital projects See          Masyk ... PA24
    Capital projects–Public/private partnerships         Dept. of Learning
  Revenues                                                 Annual report (2002–03) and Auditor General's
      Bauer ... PA49                                         recommendations
      Jablonski ... PA48–49                                    Ady ... PA84
      Lund ... PA49                                            Blakeman ... PA80, PA82–83, PA86–87
      McGhan ... PA48                                          Cao ... PA85–86
  Underexpended/overexpended funds                             Cenaiko ... PA87
      Lund ... PA44                                            DeLong ... PA82
Dept. of International and Intergovernmental Relations         Dunn ... PA79–80, PA82–86
  Antiterrorism role                                           Hoffman ... PA85
      Cenaiko ... PA22                                         Marz ... PA80–81
      Hancock ... PA22                                         Mason ... PA81, PA85
  Disaster relief through international development            Oberg ... PA77–86
    partnerships                                           Auditor General's recommendations re
      Cao ... PA61                                             Dunn ... PA79–80, PA82
      Zwozdesky ... PA61                                       Mason ... PA85
  Report of travel expenses re international missions          Oberg ... PA79
      Klein ... PA100, PA104                               Budget
      Mason ... PA104                                          Oberg ... PA79
Dept. of Justice and Attorney General                      Capital assets policy statements
  Annual report (2002–03) and Auditor General's
                                                               Dunn ... PA80
    recommendations
      Blakeman ... PA18, PA21                                  Oberg ... PA79
      Cao ... PA23–24
PA Index - 16                                                  Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Dept. of Learning (Continued)                        Dept. of Municipal Affairs (Continued)
  Consolidated financial statements                    Business planning
      DeLong ... PA82                                      Dunn ... PA3
      Dunn ... PA33–34, PA35, PA80, PA82               Consolidated financial statements
      Mason ... PA35                                       Dunn ... PA3
      McGhan ... PA48                                  Expensing assets less than $15,000
      Oberg ... PA82, PA84                                 Dunn ... PA3
      Taft ... PA33–34                                 Human resource management systems
  Curriculum enhancement                                   Dunn ... PA3
      Oberg ... PA77                                   Minister's presentation to committee
  Employee satisfaction re                                 Boutilier ... PA2–10
      Oberg ... PA79                                   Performance measures
  Funding models                                           Dunn ... PA3
      Oberg ... PA78                                 Dept. of Seniors
  Goals                                                Annual report (2002–03) and Auditor General's
      Oberg ... PA78–79                                  recommendations
  International educational activities                     Ady ... PA37
      Marz ... PA81                                        Blakeman ... PA30–31, PA35–38
      Oberg ... PA77–78                                    Broda ... PA35
  Long-term capital planning                               Cao ... PA32–33
      Cenaiko ... PA87                                     Cenaiko ... PA34
      Dunn ... PA80                                        DeLong ... PA36
      Oberg ... PA79                                       Dunn ... PA30, PA32–36
  Mandate of                                               Loo ... PA31, PA36–37
      Oberg ... PA77                                       Marz ... PA31, PA38
  Minister's presentation to committee                     Mason ... PA31–32, PA35–36
      Oberg ... PA77–86                                    Taft ... PA33–34, PA36–37
  Performance measures of                                  Woloshyn ... PA29–38
      Blakeman ... PA80                                Budget
      Dunn ... PA79                                        Blakeman ... PA37
      Marz ... PA81                                        Woloshyn ... PA29, PA37
      Mason ... PA81                                   Communications division
      Oberg ... PA78–81                                    Loo ... PA36–37
  Provincial nominee program re skilled labour             Marz ... PA31
      Jablonski ... PA70                                   Taft ... PA36–37
      Norris ... PA70                                      Woloshyn ... PA30, PA36
  Public/private partnerships contracts process        Cross-ministry initiatives
      Lund ... PA50                                        Klein ... PA106
  Risk management strategies                           Dept. as defendant in legal claims
      Dunn ... PA80                                        Blakeman ... PA35
      Oberg ... PA79                                       Woloshyn ... PA35
  Supplementary estimates (2002–03) re ESL funding     Management bodies: Auditor General's adverse opinion
      Cao ... PA85–86                                    re consolidated financial statements
      Dunn ... PA86                                        Dunn ... PA30, PA33–36
      Oberg ... PA86                                       Mason ... PA35–36
  Tuition fees See Tuition fees                            Taft ... PA33–34
Dept. of Municipal Affairs                                 Woloshyn ... PA34
  Annual report (2002–03) and Auditor General's        Management bodies: Monitoring performance of
    recommendations                                        Blakeman ... PA30–31
      Ady ... PA6–7                                        Dunn ... PA30
      Blakeman ... PA3–4, PA6–8, PA10                      Loo ... PA31
      Boutilier ... PA2–10                                 Mason ... PA31, PA32
      Cao ... PA8–9                                        Woloshyn ... PA30–32, PA37
      DeLong ... PA7                                   Minister's presentation to committee
      Dunn ... PA3, PA5–6, PA8, PA10                       Woloshyn ... PA29–38
      Jablonski ... PA4                                Performance measures
      Mason ... PA5, PA7, PA9                              Ady ... PA37
      Ouellette ... PA10                                   DeLong ... PA36
      Pickering ... PA4                                    Woloshyn ... PA36, PA37
      Shariff ... PA5–6                                Underexpended/overexpended funds
                                                           Marz ... PA31
  Auditor General's recommendations re
                                                           Woloshyn ... PA31, PA33, PA35
      Dunn ... PA3                                     W eb site
                                                           Woloshyn ... PA30
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                   PA Index - 17

Dept. of Solicitor General                                Diversion (Justice system)
   Antiterrorism role                                       General remarks
       Cenaiko ... PA22                                         Hancock ... PA20
       Hancock ... PA22                                   Doctors–Supply
Developmentally disabled                                    See M edical profession–Supply
   See M entally disabled                                 Drinking water
Developmentally disabled programs                           General remarks
   See Persons with developmental disabilities program          Boutilier ... PA7
Digi-bingo                                                      Mason ... PA7
   See Bingos, Electronic                                 DRO
Diploma exams                                               See Dispute resolution officer
   Student results on                                     Drought
       Oberg ... PA78                                       Disaster relief for claims re
Disability Strategy, Alberta                                    Nelson ... PA111
   See Alberta Disability Strategy                        Drug Abuse Commission
Disabled                                                    See Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission
   Access to historic sites                               E-mail inquiries for government information
       Broda ... PA63                                       See Alberta Connects
       Zwozdesky ... PA63                                 Early childhood education
Disabled persons' council                                   Participation rates for
   See Premier's Council on the Status of Persons with          Oberg ... PA78
     Disabilities                                         Earth Tech (Canada) Inc.
Disaster funding                                            Contract re operation of Swan Hills Treatment Centre
   See Alberta Sustainability Fund                              Lund ... PA45
Disaster preparedness                                     Eckville Community Health Centre
   See Emergency planning                                   General remarks
Disaster relief                                                 Lund ... PA44
   Federal funding eligibility for                        Economic development
       Boutilier ... PA10                                   General remarks
   Funding                                                      Norris ... PA74
       Boutilier ... PA10                                   Growth of
   Funding for extraordinary See Alberta Sustainability         Norris ... PA69
     Fund                                                   Strategic intelligence re
   General remarks                                              Cenaiko ... PA75
       Boutilier ... PA10                                       Norris ... PA75
       Ouellette ... PA10                                 Economic Development, Dept. of
   Through international development partnerships           See Dept. of Economic Development
       Cao ... PA61                                       Economic Development Authority, Alberta
       Zwozdesky ... PA61                                   See Alberta Economic Development Authority
Disaster services, Alberta                                Economic diversification
   See Emergency Management Alberta                         See Diversification in industry
Discrimination–Sex                                        Edmonton Housing Trust Fund
   Public concerns re gender equality                       General remarks
       DeLong ... PA62                                          Ady ... PA37
       Zwozdesky ... PA62                                       Woloshyn ... PA37
Dispute resolution officer                                Edmonton Northlands
   Pilot project re child support                           Revenue from racing entertainment centre at
       Hancock ... PA17                                         Stevens ... PA97
Disputes between municipalities                           Education
   See M unicipalities, Dispute resolution initiatives      International activities re
Dissolution of municipalities                                   Marz ... PA81
   Boutilier ... PA2, PA5                                       Oberg ... PA77–78
   Mason ... PA5                                            Technology standards and solutions policy re
Diversification in industry                                     Oberg ... PA77
   General remarks                                        Education, Dept. of
       Dunn ... PA70                                        See Dept. of Learning
       Norris ... PA67, PA70                              Education, Postsecondary
       Taft ... PA70                                        Accessibility of
       Wylie ... PA70                                           Ady ... PA84
   Provincial/federal programs                                  Blakeman ... PA87
       Cao ... PA73                                             Cenaiko ... PA87
       Norris ... PA73                                          Oberg ... PA84
PA Index - 18                                                       Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Education, Postsecondary (Continued)                      Emergency Management Alberta (Continued)
   Affordability of:                                        Emergency plans re sour gas wells
       Ady ... PA84                                             Ady ... PA6–7
       Blakeman ... PA80, PA86–87                               Boutilier ... PA6–7
       Dunn ... PA79                                        General remarks
       Marz ... PA81                                            Boutilier ... PA2
       Mason ... PA81–82, PA85                            Emergency planning
       Oberg ... PA80, PA81–82, PA84, PA85                  Auditor General's recommendations
   Affordability of: Performance measures                       Dunn ... PA3
       Dunn ... PA79                                        Auditor General's recommendations re public building
   Affordability of: Tuition fees for medical, law, and       safety
     business students                                          Dunn ... PA45–46
       Blakeman ... PA80                                        Lund ... PA50
       Mason ... PA85                                           McGhan ... PA50
       Oberg ... PA80, PA85                                     Shariff ... PA50
   Entrance requirements for                                    Smith ... PA50
       Ady ... PA84                                         General remarks
       Oberg ... PA84                                           Boutilier ... PA3
   Socioeconomic backgrounds of students                        Dunn ... PA3
       Marz ... PA81                                        For sour gas emissions
       Oberg ... PA81                                           Ady ... PA6–7
Education, Preschool                                            Boutilier ... PA6–7
   See Early childhood education                          Emergency relief
Education–Curricula                                         See Disaster relief
   Career and technology studies courses                  Emergency services personnel
       Dunn ... PA80                                        Medal for
       Lund ... PA44                                            Boutilier ... PA3
   Curriculum enhancement                                 Employment department
       Oberg ... PA77                                       See Dept. of Human Resources and Employment
   International interest in Alberta's curriculum         Endowment funds, Public
       Oberg ... PA77–78                                    [See also Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund]
   On-line resource re teaching strategies for              Losses and writedowns
       Oberg ... PA77                                           Nelson ... PA111
Education department                                      Energy and Utilities Board
   See Dept. of Learning                                    See Alberta Energy and Utilities Board
Education ministers, Canada council of                    Energy efficiency (Government facilities)
   See Canada Council of Ministers of Education             [See also M E First (municipal energy efficiency
EFL                                                           assistance program)]
   See English as a Second Language                         General remarks
Elder abuse                                                     Lund ... PA45
   Shelters for protection from                           Energy resources, Alternate
       Blakeman ... PA35                                    Okotoks solar power facility upgrade
       Woloshyn ... PA35                                        Boutilier ... PA3
Electronic gaming machines                                  Provincial government usage of
   See Video gambling machines                                  Lund ... PA45
Electronic racing terminals                               Energy retrofits
   See Horse racing entertainment centres                   See Energy efficiency (Government facilities)
Elevating Devices and Amusement Rides Safety              Energy revenue
Association                                                 See Natural resources revenue
   See Alberta Elevating Devices and Amusement Rides      England trade office
     Safety Association                                     See Alberta Government Offices–London, UK
Elzinga, Mr. Peter                                        English as a Second Language
   Expense reimbursement process                            Funding for
       Blakeman ... PA106–107                                   Cao ... PA85–86
       Klein ... PA107                                          Dunn ... PA86
       Nowicki ... PA107                                        Oberg ... PA79, PA85–86
EM A                                                      Enoch First Nation
   See Emergency Management Alberta                         Casino application approval
Emergency funding                                               Stevens ... PA90
   See Alberta Sustainability Fund                        Enterprise system of risk management
Emergency Management Alberta
                                                            See Risk management (Dept. of Finance)
   Emergency management operations centre
       Boutilier ... PA3, PA10                            Environment, Dept. of
       Dunn ... PA3                                         See Dept. of Environment
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                  PA Index - 19

Equine industry                                           Expense reimbursements–M LAs (Continued)
  See Horse racing industry                                  Auditor General's recommendations re Report of
ESL                                                            payments to MLAs
  See English as a Second Language                               Dunn ... PA22
Ethics Commissioner                                          Internal control systems
  Relationship to Auditor General                                Blakeman ... PA106–107
      Dunn ... PA24                                              Klein ... PA99–100, PA107
      Goudreau ... PA24                                          Nowicki ... PA107
Evan-Thomas recreation area                                  For travel at public expense See Travel at public
  General remarks                                              expense
      Zwozdesky ... PA63                                  Extended care facilities
Every child learns; Every child succeeds (Report)            Legal actions re
  See Alberta's Commission on Learning, Report                   Blakeman ... PA35
     (Every child learns; Every child succeeds)                  Woloshyn ... PA35
Examination of students                                      Public/private partnerships for
  See Student testing                                            Lund ... PA44–45, PA51
Executive Council                                                Nelson ... PA118
  Annual report (2002-03) and Auditor General's           Extended health benefits (Seniors)
     recommendations                                         See Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan, Seniors'
      Ady ... PA107–108                                        extended health benefits
      Blakeman ... PA103, PA106–108                       Family Court Task force
      Chair ... PA103, PA108                                 See Unified Family Court Task force
      DeLong ... PA102–103                                Family courts
      Dunn ... PA101, PA105                                  Judicial dispute resolution program
      Hutton ... PA106                                           Hancock ... PA17
      Jablonski ... PA103–104                                Unified services under
      Klein ... PA99–109                                         Hancock ... PA16–17
      Marz ... PA109                                             Jablonski ... PA20
      Mason ... PA103–104, PA108                          Family physicians–Supply
      Nowicki ... PA102, PA104, PA106–107                    Provincial nominee program re shortages of
      Shandro ... PA100, PA104                                   Jablonski ... PA70
      Shariff ... PA104–105                                      Norris ... PA70
      Taft ... PA101, PA103, PA105–106                    Family shelters
      Turtle ... PA105, PA108–109                            See W omen's shelters
  Auditor General's recommendations re                    FASD
      Dunn ... PA101                                         See Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
  Budget                                                  Fatality Review Board
      Blakeman ... PA106                                     General remarks
      Klein ... PA99, PA100                                      Hancock ... PA16
      Nowicki ... PA102                                   Federal/provincial/territorial ministers' meetings
  Communications See Public Affairs Bureau                   General remarks
  Cross-ministry initiatives process                             Hancock ... PA18, PA23
      Dunn ... PA98, PA101, PA111, PA112                  Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder
      Hutton ... PA106                                       General remarks
      Klein ... PA106                                            Hancock ... PA20
      Nowicki ... PA106                                   Film and television industry
  Internal audit systems                                     General remarks
      Dunn ... PA100, PA101                                      Blakeman ... PA74
      Jablonski ... PA103–104                                    Norris ... PA74
      Klein ... PA100, PA103–104                          Film Commission, Alberta
      Shandro ... PA104
                                                             See Alberta Film Commission
  Internal control systems re expense reimbursements
      Blakeman ... PA106–107                              Film development grant program
      Klein ... PA99–100, PA100, PA107                       Funding for
      Nowicki ... PA107                                          Blakeman ... PA74
  Premier's appearance before Public Accounts committee          Norris ... PA74
      Klein ... PA99–109                                  Finance, Dept. of
  Staffing of                                                See Dept. of Finance
      Nowicki ... PA106                                   Financial Administration Act
  Travel by See Travel at public expense                     General remarks
Expense reimbursements–M LAs
                                                                 Dunn ... PA101
  Auditor General's recommendations re
      Dunn ... PA6, PA22                                  Financial aid, Student
      Hancock ... PA22–23                                    See Student financial aid
      Taft ... PA22–23
PA Index - 20                                                      Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Financial management and planning department             Fort McMurray affordable housing
   See Dept. of Finance                                    See Social housing–Fort McMurray
Financial Management Commission                          Foundation for the Arts
   Adoption of PSAB recommendations                        See Alberta Foundation for the Arts
       Dunn ... PA36                                     Fox Harb'r golf resort, NS
   Fiscal framework recommendations                        Reimbursement of travel expenses re Premier's trip to
       Nelson ... PA111                                       (2002)
   General remarks                                             Blakeman ... PA103
       Blakeman ... PA118                                      Klein ... PA101–103
       Nelson ... PA118                                        Taft ... PA101–103
Fire codes                                               Francophone Secretariat
   See Public safety (Buildings/fire code)                 General remarks
Firefighters                                                   Zwozdesky ... PA56
   See Emergency services personnel                      Frank Slide Interpretive Centre (Historic site)
Fires, Forest                                              Disabled access to
   See Forest fires                                            Broda ... PA63
First Nations casinos                                          Zwozdesky ... PA63
   See Gambling–Aboriginal reserves                      Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
First Nations courts–Tsuu T'ina reserve                    Application re MLS expense reimbursement reports
   See Aboriginal courts–Tsuu T'ina reserve                    Klein ... PA99
First Nations development fund                             Requests for travel expense receipts under
   General remarks                                             Taft ... PA22
       Masyk ... PA94                                    "Friends of" societies
       Stevens ... PA90, PA94                              See Charitable societies, Nonprofit organizations,
Fiscal Responsibility Act                                     "Friends of" societies
   General remarks                                       Future Summit (2002)
       Nelson ... PA111                                    General remarks
Fiscal sustainability fund                                     Zwozdesky ... PA55
   See Alberta Sustainability Fund                       G-8 summit, Kananaskis Country (2002)
Fitness–Albertans                                          General remarks
   Initiatives to improve                                      DeLong ... PA102
       Ady ... PA64–65                                         Klein ... PA100, PA102
       Zwozdesky ... PA64–65                                   Zwozdesky ... PA56
Floods                                                     Recovery of costs of
   Compensation re                                             Batra ... PA64, PA65
       Boutilier ... PA10                                      Mason ... PA64
       Ouellette ... PA10                                      Zwozdesky ... PA64
   Disaster relief for claims re                         Gainers Inc.
       Nelson ... PA111                                    General remarks
FM C                                                           Blakeman ... PA121
   See Financial Management Commission                         Kruselnicki ... PA121
FOIP Act                                                       Nelson ... PA121
   See Freedom of Information and Protection of          Gambling, Problem
     Privacy Act                                           Funding for prevention and treatment
Food and Rural Development department                          Cao ... PA98
   See Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Rural                    Stevens ... PA91
     Development                                           Intoxication and
Food industry and trade                                        Stevens ... PA90
   Cross-ministry initiative re value-added industries     Telephone help line
       Norris ... PA68                                         Stevens ... PA91
   Performance measures re value-added industries        Gambling–Aboriginal reserves
       Wylie ... PA70                                      Casino licensing process
Foreign aid                                                    Masyk ... PA94
   See International aid programs                              Stevens ... PA90, PA94
Foreign offices, Albertan
                                                           First Nations and traditional casinos, differences
   See Alberta Government Offices
Foreign trade                                                 between
   See International trade                                     Masyk ... PA94
Forest fire insurance                                          Stevens ... PA94
   See Insurance, Forest fire                            Gambling–Research
Forest fires                                               General remarks
   Disaster relief for claims re                               Stevens ... PA89, PA91, PA96
       Boutilier ... PA10                                Gambling industry
       Nelson ... PA111                                    See Gaming industry
       Ouellette ... PA10
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                    PA Index - 21

Gaming, Dept. of                                         Gaming Research Council
  See Dept. of Gaming                                      See Alberta Gaming Research Council
Gaming and Liquor Act                                    Gaming Research Institute
  General remarks                                          See Alberta Gaming Research Institute
     Stevens ... PA89                                    Gas, Natural
Gaming and Liquor Amendment Act, 2002                      Prices for
  General remarks                                              Hutton ... PA116
     Stevens ... PA90                                          Nelson ... PA116
Gaming and Liquor Commission                               Revenues from royalties
  See Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission                     Nelson ... PA111
Gaming industry                                          Gas emissions, Greenhouse
  [See also Bingos; Bingos, Electronic; Casinos; Video     See Greenhouse gas emissions
    gambling machines]                                   GDP
  Guiding principles for                                   See Gross domestic product
     Stevens ... PA89–90                                 Gender discrimination
  New forms of games                                       See Discrimination–Sex
     Stevens ... PA92                                    General Revenue Fund
  Offences and penalties for                               CCITF interest deposits to
     Stevens ... PA90                                          Bauer ... PA49
  Policy review in future                                  Details of expenditure by payee (Blue Book)
     Stevens ... PA96                                          Cao ... PA119–120
  Public concerns re expansion of                              Chair ... PA120
     Jablonski ... PA95–96                                     Nelson ... PA119–120
     Stevens ... PA95–96                                       Wiles ... PA120
  Revenues from                                          German trade office
     Stevens ... PA96–97                                   See Alberta Government Offices–Germany
     Taft ... PA96–97                                    Global warming, Kyoto protocol on
  Social responsibility and                                See Climate change, Kyoto protocol on
     Cao ... PA98                                        Golden Jubilee citizenship medal
     Jablonski ... PA95–96                                 See Queen's Golden Jubilee citizenship medal
     Stevens ... PA90, PA91, PA92, PA95–96               Good Samaritan Society
Gaming licenses                                            Inclusion in provincial consolidated financial statements
  Community acceptance                                         Dunn ... PA34
     Jablonski ... PA95                                        Taft ... PA34
     Stevens ... PA95–97                                       Woloshyn ... PA34
     Taft ... PA95–97                                      Public/private partnerships re
  Licensing process                                            Lund ... PA51
     Jablonski ... PA95–96                               Government accounting
     Peterson ... PA96                                     Summary of Auditor General's recommendations re
     Stevens ... PA90, PA95–97                                policies
     Taft ... PA96–97                                          Dunn ... PA111
  Licensing process: Background checks of licensees      Government agencies, boards, and commissions
     Stevens ... PA90                                      Auditor General's recommendations re audit committees
  Performance measures re                                      Dunn ... PA101
     Stevens ... PA91                                      Report (Assessment of the Performance of Public Sector
  Review of policy (2002-2003)                                Audit Committees)
     Stevens ... PA89–90, PA95–96                              Dunn ... PA101
  W eb site re process for                               Government auto insurance plan
     Stevens ... PA90, PA97                                See Insurance, Automobile, Reform of
Gaming licenses–Lethbridge                               Government debt, Provincial
  Community acceptance of new casinos                      See Debts, Public (Provincial government)
     Stevens ... PA95                                    Government departments
Gaming licenses–Lloydminster                               [See also specific departments.]
  Community acceptance of new casinos                      Annual reports re results analysis
     Stevens ... PA95                                          Dunn ... PA101
Gaming licenses–Red Deer                                   Background checks re government gaming suppliers
  Public concerns re expansion of gaming                       Blakeman ... PA92
     Jablonski ... PA95–96                                     Dunn ... PA91–92
     Stevens ... PA95–96                                       Stevens ... PA92
Gaming licenses–Strathcona County                          Business plans for
  Community acceptance of new casinos                          Dunn ... PA101
     Stevens ... PA95
PA Index - 22                                                 Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Government departments (Continued)                  Hail insurance program
  Communications staff for                            See Crop insurance program
      Klein ... PA105                               Hancock, Hon. Dave
      Taft ... PA105                                  Appearance before Public Accounts committee
      Turtle ... PA105, PA108                              Hancock ... PA15–24
  Cross-ministry initiatives process                Hand-held bingo machines
      Dunn ... PA98, PA101, PA111, PA112              See Bingos, Electronic
      Hutton ... PA106                              Handicapped
      Klein ... PA106                                 See Disabled
      Nowicki ... PA106                             Hazard preparedness
  Human resource management by                        See Emergency planning
      Dunn ... PA101                                Hazardous waste treatment plant, Swan Hills
  Internal audit and control systems                  See Swan Hills Treatment Centre
      Dunn ... PA101                                Head injured
  Performance measures for                            See Brain injured
      Dunn ... PA101                                Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump
  Shared service agreements between                   Disabled access to
      Dunn ... PA101                                       Broda ... PA63
Government information                                     Zwozdesky ... PA63
  Call centre for See Service Alberta Call Centre   Health and W ellness, Dept. of
    (Government information)                          See Dept. of Health and W ellness
  E-mail inquiries for See Alberta Connects         Health authorities, Regional
  General remarks                                     See Regional health authorities
      Klein ... PA107                               Health care facilities
  For seniors See Seniors information line            Inventory of
Government loan guarantees                                 Dunn ... PA48
  See Loan guarantees, Government                          Lund ... PA48
Government of Alberta Annual Report                        McGhan ... PA48
  See Auditor General, Report on policies                  Taft ... PA47–48
Government offices                                  Health care facilities–Camrose
  See Alberta Government Offices                      General remarks
Government travel                                          Lund ... PA44
  See Travel at public expense                      Health care facilities–Construction
Grande Prairie affordable housing                     Auditor General's recommendations re contract
  See Social housing–Grande Prairie                      management process
Greater Edmonton Foundation                                Blakeman ... PA46
  Accommodation for abused seniors                         Dunn ... PA45–46
      Blakeman ... PA35                                    Johnson ... PA47
      Woloshyn ... PA35                                    Lund ... PA46–47
  General remarks                                          Masyk ... PA46–47
      Woloshyn ... PA32                                    McGhan ... PA46–47
Green power                                           Public/private partnerships re ... PA49
  See Energy resources, Alternate                          [See also Capital projects–Public/private
Greenhouse effect, Kyoto protocol on                         partnerships]
  See Climate change, Kyoto protocol on             Health care facilities–M aintenance and repair
Greenhouse gas emissions                              BLIMS system
  General remarks                                          McGhan ... PA48
      Lund ... PA45                                   Deferred maintenance assessment
Grey Cup                                                   Dunn ... PA48
  Lottery funding for                                      Lund ... PA48
      Blakeman ... PA94                                    McGhan ... PA48
      Stevens ... PA94, PA95                               Taft ... PA47–48
Grey Gull helicopter                                Health Care Insurance Plan–Premiums
  Revenue shortfall re proposed donation of           See Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan–Premiums
      Batra ... PA64                                Health centres, Academic
      Mason ... PA63–64                               See M edical schools
      Zwozdesky ... PA63–64                         Health Centres of Alberta, Council of Academic
Grimshaw tornado                                      See Council of Academic Health Centres of Alberta
  See Tornadoes–Grimshaw                            Health plan
Gross domestic product                                See Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan
  General remarks                                   Healthy Aging, New Directions for Care (Broda report)
      Dunn ... PA70                                   See Long Term Care Policy Advisory Committee
      Norris ... PA75                                    (Broda committee), Report
      Wylie ... PA70, PA71
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                PA Index - 23

Heart Institute, Alberta                               Horse racing entertainment centres
  See Alberta Heart Institute                              Fines re minors in
Heavy oil sands development                                   Stevens ... PA90
  See Tar sands development                                Lottery funds for
Helicopter donation, Grey Gull                                Ouellette ... PA97
  See Grey Gull helicopter                                    Stevens ... PA97
Heritage facilities                                        New
  See Historic sites                                          Stevens ... PA97
Heritage Savings Trust Fund                                   Taft ... PA97
  See Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund                  Revenue from
Heritage Scholarship Fund                                     Ouellette ... PA97–98
  See Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund                       Stevens ... PA97–98
High school graduates                                         Taft ... PA96
  Increase in graduation rates                         Horse racing industry
      Oberg ... PA78                                       General remarks
Highwood Communications Ltd., Calgary                         Stevens ... PA90
  Public contracts re advertising services                 Lottery funds for
      Klein ... PA109                                         Blakeman ... PA94
      Marz ... PA109                                          Ouellette ... PA97
Historic sites                                                Stevens ... PA97
  Disabled access to                                   Hospitals, Auxiliary
      Broda ... PA63                                       See Extended care facilities
      Zwozdesky ... PA63                               Housing, Social
  General remarks                                          See Social housing
      Zwozdesky ... PA56–57                            Housing association for senior citizens
  Public concerns re protection of                         See Alberta Senior Citizens' Housing Association
      Blakeman ... PA62                                Housing management bodies
      Zwozdesky ... PA62                                   See Social housing management bodies
Hockey                                                 HRA
  Lottery funding for Grey Cup                             See Horse Racing Alberta
      Blakeman ... PA94                                H 2 S emissions
      Stevens ... PA94                                     See Sour gas emissions
Homeless–Housing                                       Human Resources and Employment, Dept. of
  General remarks                                          See Dept. of Human Resources and Employment
      Ady ... PA37                                     Human rights
      Blakeman ... PA37–38                                 Public concerns re protection of
      Woloshyn ... PA37–38                                    DeLong ... PA62
Hong Kong                                                     Zwozdesky ... PA62
  Interest in Alberta's curriculum                         Research project re employers' perspectives
      Oberg ... PA77                                          Zwozdesky ... PA56
  Report on trade mission to India and                 Human Rights and Citizenship Commission
      Klein ... PA104                                      See Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship
      Mason ... PA104                                        Commission
      Nowicki ... PA104                                Hydrogen sulphide emissions
Hong Kong trade office                                     See Sour gas emissions
  See Alberta Government Office–Hong Kong              ICBC
Horizon Housing Society                                    See Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
  General remarks                                      ICT
      Cenaiko ... PA34                                     See Information and communications technology
      Woloshyn ... PA32, PA34                          IGT (International Game Technology)
Horse breeding                                             Licensed gaming supplier
  General remarks                                             Stevens ... PA92
      Stevens ... PA97                                 Illiteracy
Horse Racing Alberta                                       See Literacy programs
  Auditor General's recommendations re                 Immigration
      Dunn ... PA92                                        Impact on provincial tax revenue
  Business plan                                               Jablonski ... PA115
      Stevens ... PA90, PA97–98                               Nelson ... PA115
  Funding of                                               Provincial nominee program re skilled labour
      Ouellette ... PA97–98                                   Blakeman ... PA74
      Stevens ... PA97–98                                     Jablonski ... PA69–70
Horse Racing Alberta Act                                      Norris ... PA69–70, PA74
  General remarks
      Stevens ... PA89, PA90
PA Index - 24                                                       Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Immigration (Continued)                                    Insurance, Automobile–Premiums
   Settlement services                                        Increases in
       Cao ... PA85                                               Nelson ... PA114, PA116–117
       Oberg ... PA79, PA85, PA86                                 Taft ... PA114
Incentive for school improvement                              Regulation of
   See Alberta initiative for school improvement                  Blakeman ... PA115
Income tax, Provincial                                            Nelson ... PA115
   Comparison with other provincial tax loads              Insurance, Automobile–Saskatchewan
       Blakeman ... PA112–113                                 Public automobile insurance plan
       Kruselnicki ... PA113                                      Nelson ... PA117
       Nelson ... PA112–113, PA119                         Insurance, Crop
       Wiles ... PA112                                        See Crop insurance program
   Revenue increases from                                  Insurance, Forest fire
       Jablonski ... PA115                                    General remarks
       Nelson ... PA115                                           Dunn ... PA113
Income tax, Provincial–British Columbia                           Nelson ... PA116
   Comparison with Alberta re provincial income tax load   Insurance Amendment Act, 2003 (Bill 33)
       Blakeman ... PA112, PA113                              Consultations: Customer surveys
       Kruselnicki ... PA113                                      Nelson ... PA117
       Nelson ... PA112–113, PA119                                Taft ... PA117
       Wiles ... PA112                                        Consultations: List of stakeholders consulted
Income tax, Provincial–Ontario                                    Nelson ... PA114, PA117
   Comparison with Alberta re provincial income tax load          Taft ... PA114
       Blakeman ... PA112, PA113                              General remarks
       Kruselnicki ... PA113                                      Nelson ... PA113–114
       Nelson ... PA112–113, PA119                                Taft ... PA113–114
       Wiles ... PA112                                     Insurance Amendment Act, 2003 (No. 2) (Bill 53)
Income tax, Provincial–Quebec                                 General remarks
   General remarks                                                Nelson ... PA113–114
       Nelson ... PA115                                           Taft ... PA113–114
India                                                      Insurance Board, Automobile
   International trade potential                              See Alberta Automobile Insurance Board
       Norris ... PA71                                     Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
   Report on trade mission to                                 Automobile insurance plan
       Klein ... PA104                                            Nelson ... PA116–117
       Mason ... PA104                                            Taft ... PA116–117
       Nowicki ... PA104                                      Automobile insurance plan: Profits
Indian reserves, Gambling on                                      Dunn ... PA120–121
   See Gambling–Aboriginal reserves                               Lukaszuk ... PA120–121
Indochina                                                         Taft ... PA116
   Request for Alberta trade office                        Insurance Council, Alberta
       Norris ... PA71                                        See Alberta Insurance Council
Information about government services                      Insurance industry
   See Government information                                 Enterprise risk management and
Information and communications technology                         Delong ... PA113
   Education technology standards                                 Dunn ... PA113
       Oberg ... PA77                                             Kruselnicki ... PA113
Infrastructure, Dept. of                                      General remarks
   See Dept. of Infrastructure                                    Dunn ... PA117
Initiative for school improvement                                 Nelson ... PA115, PA117
   See Alberta initiative for school improvement           Insurance Reform Implementation Team, Automobile
Insurance, Automobile                                         See Automobile Insurance Reform Implementation
   Public plans for                                             Team
       Nelson ... PA113–114, PA117                         Intergovernmental Relations, Dept. of
       Taft ... PA113–114, PA117                              See Dept. of International and Intergovernmental
   Reform of                                                    Relations
       Blakeman ... PA115                                  Intermunicipal Dispute Resolution Initiative
       Nelson ... PA113–117                                   General remarks
       Taft ... PA113–114, PA116–117                              Boutilier ... PA3
   Revenue from insurance premium tax                      International aid programs
       Dunn ... PA117                                         International trade and
Insurance, Automobile–M anitoba                                   Cao ... PA73–74
   Public automobile insurance plan
                                                                  Norris ... PA73–74
       Nelson ... PA117
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                PA Index - 25

International and Intergovernmental Relations, Dept. of   Kindergarten
   See Dept. of International and Intergovernmental          See Early childhood education
     Relations                                            Kyoto protocol on climate change
International education strategy                             See Climate change, Kyoto protocol on
   See Education, International activities re             Labour supply
International Game Technology                                Shortages of skilled workers
   See IGT (International Game Technology)                       Blakeman ... PA74
International Marketing Strategy                                 Norris ... PA69, PA74
   See International trade, Alberta strategy re           Labour unions
International offices                                        Shortages of skilled workers
   See Alberta Government Offices                                Blakeman ... PA74
International tourism to Alberta                                 Norris ... PA74
   See Tourism, International campaigns                   Lawyers, Private
International trade                                          Automobile insurance reform and
   Alberta Government Offices for                                Nelson ... PA114
       Cenaiko ... PA75                                      Support for DRO program
       Marz ... PA71–72                                          Hancock ... PA17
       Masyk ... PA74–75                                  Leaders of Tomorrow program
       Norris ... PA67–68, PA71–72, PA74–75                  Aboriginal youth leadership
       Sloan ... PA72                                            Zwozdesky ... PA56
   Alberta strategy re                                    Learning
       Marz ... PA71–72                                      See Education
       Norris ... PA71–72                                 Learning, Alberta's Commission on
       Sloan ... PA72                                        See Alberta's Commission on Learning
   International aid programs and                         Learning, Dept. of
       Cao ... PA73–74                                       See Dept. of Learning
       Norris ... PA73–74                                 Legal aid services
   Trade missions re See Trade missions                      General remarks
International travel                                             Hancock ... PA16
   See Travel at public expense, Reporting on:            Legal profession–Education
     International travel                                    Role of law students re small claims courts
Interpretive centres                                             Masyk ... PA24
   General remarks                                           Tuition fees
       Zwozdesky ... PA56–57                                     Blakeman ... PA80, PA87
   Public concerns re protection of                              Mason ... PA85
       Blakeman ... PA62                                         Oberg ... PA80, PA85
       Zwozdesky ... PA62                                 Lethbridge gaming licenses
Ireland                                                      See Gaming licenses–Lethbridge
   Interest in Alberta's curriculum                       Liberal opposition
       Oberg ... PA77                                        See Official Opposition
Ireland (Republic)                                        Libraries
   Interest in Alberta curriculum                            Alberta SuperNet connection to
       Oberg ... PA77                                            Zwozdesky ... PA60
Japanese trade office                                        Funding and fees
   see Alberta Government Offices–Japan                          Byrne ... PA60
Judicial dispute resolution                                      Mason ... PA60
   See Provincial Court of Alberta, Judicial dispute             Zwozdesky ... PA60
     resolution                                              General remarks
Judicial system and aboriginal peoples                           Zwozdesky ... PA55
   See Aboriginal peoples and judicial system             Life is a M asterpiece (Art appreciation)
Justice and Attorney General, Dept. of                       General remarks
   See Dept. of Justice and Attorney General                     Zwozdesky ... PA55
Justice Policy Advisory Committee                         Liquor Commission
   Aboriginal justice policies                               See Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission
       Hancock ... PA20                                   Liquor industry
Justice summit (1999)                                        General remarks
   See Alberta Summit on Justice (1999)                          Stevens ... PA91, PA95–96
Kananaskis G-8 summit (2002)                              Liquor sales
   See G-8 summit, Kananaskis Country (2002)                 Revenues from
Kerby Centre (Calgary)                                           Stevens ... PA91
   Elder abuse services at                                   Review of liquor markup structure
       Blakeman ... PA35                                         Stevens ... PA90
       Woloshyn ... PA35
PA Index - 26                                                         Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Literacy programs (Community-based)                        Low-income seniors (Continued)
   General remarks                                            Special-needs assistance: Application forms
      Oberg ... PA79                                             Cao ... PA33
Live Outside the Box program (Sports)                            Woloshyn ... PA33
   General remarks                                            Special-needs assistance: Budget underexpenditures
      Zwozdesky ... PA55                                         Marz ... PA31
Lloydminster gaming licenses                                     Woloshyn ... PA31, PA33, PA35
   See Gaming licenses–Lloydminster                           Special-needs assistance: Dental care program
Loan guarantees, Government                                      Broda ... PA35
   General remarks                                               Woloshyn ... PA35
      Norris ... PA70                                         Special-needs assistance: Maximum dollar amounts
Loans, Student                                                   Broda ... PA35
   See Student financial aid                                     Woloshyn ... PA35
Local dispute resolution initiative                           Special-needs assistance: W ait-lists for assessments
   General remarks                                               Marz ... PA31
      Boutilier ... PA3                                          Woloshyn ... PA31, PA33
Lodge assistance program                                   Lund, Hon. Ty
   See Senior citizens' lodges, Lodge assistance program      Appearance before Public Accounts committee
London trade office                                              Lund ... PA43–52
   See Alberta Government Offices–London, UK               M ad cow disease
Long term care facilities                                     See Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (M ad cow
   See Extended care facilities                                 disease)
Long Term Care Policy Advisory Committee (Broda            M ain street program
committee)                                                    See Alberta main street program
   Report (Healthy Aging, New Directions for Care)         M aintenance (Domestic relations)
      Woloshyn ... PA31, PA32                                 Dispute resolution pilot projects
Lottery commission                                               Hancock ... PA17
   See Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission                M aintenance enforcement program
Lottery Fund                                                  General remarks
   Administrative costs                                          Hancock ... PA16, PA17
      Stevens ... PA91                                        Mandate
   Business plan                                                 Cao ... PA23–24
      Stevens ... PA89                                           Hancock ... PA23
   Communications division of                                 Overexpenditure re operating budget
      Stevens ... PA91                                           Cao ... PA24
   Contract management process                                Payment of monies re child welfare recipients
      Stevens ... PA94                                           da Costa ... PA18
   Funds allocation                                              Dunn ... PA17
      Blakeman ... PA94–95, PA98                                 Goudreau ... PA18
      Cao ... PA98                                               Hancock ... PA18
      Jablonski ... PA95                                   M anitoba public automobile insurance plan
      Masyk ... PA94                                          See Insurance, Automobile–M anitoba
      Stevens ... PA89, PA90–91, PA94–95, PA97             M arketing Strategy, Alberta International
   Funds allocation: Other initiatives                        See International trade, Alberta strategy re
      Blakeman ... PA94–95, PA98                           M arketing to tourists
      Stevens ... PA94–95                                     See Tourism, Marketing programs
   General remarks                                         M cClellan, Hon. Anne
      Stevens ... PA90                                        Attendance at EM A opening
   Mandate                                                       Boutilier ... PA3
      Stevens ... PA89, PA90
                                                           M cKenzie Towne Care Centre, Calgary
   Revenue sources
      Stevens ... PA90                                        General remarks
   W eb site                                                     Lund ... PA44
      Stevens ... PA91                                     M cMahon Stadium Association
Low-income housing                                            Lottery funding for
   See Social housing                                            Stevens ... PA95
Low-income seniors                                         M E First (municipal energy efficiency assistance
   [See also Alberta seniors' benefit program]             program)
   Health care premiums' assistance for See Alberta           General remarks
      Health Care Insurance Plan–Premiums, Seniors'
                                                                 Boutilier ... PA3, PA9
     premium exemption
   Special-needs assistance                                      Mason ... PA9
      Broda ... PA35                                       M easuring Up 2002-03 (Government performance
      Cenaiko ... PA34                                     measures document)
      Woloshyn ... PA29–30, PA33                              General remarks
                                                                 Nelson ... PA111
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                      PA Index - 27

M edical Examiner's Office                                M inisters (Provincial government)
   See Chief Medical Examiner's Office                       Trips by See Travel at public expense
M edical facilities                                       M inister's Symposium on Schools (2001)
   See Health care facilities                                General remarks
M edical profession–Education                                    Lund ... PA44
   Tuition fees                                           M issions, Trade
       Blakeman ... PA80, PA87                               See Trade missions
       Mason ... PA85                                     M LAs, Expense reimbursements for
       Oberg ... PA80, PA85                                  See Expense reimbursements–M LAs
M edical profession–Supply                                M LAs, Trips by
   Provincial nominee program re shortages of                See Travel at public expense
       Jablonski ... PA70                                 M ortgage and Housing Corporation, Canada
       Norris ... PA70                                       See Canada M ortgage and Housing Corporation
M edical schools                                          M otion picture industry
   Auditor General's recommendations re academic health      See Film and television industry
     centres                                              M otions
       Dunn ... PA101, PA105                                 Auditor General's report (Informal) on BSE
       Klein ... PA104–105                                     compensation programs as disputed agenda item,
       Shariff ... PA104–105                                   Motion for acceptance of agenda item (Defeated) ...
Medicare premiums                                              PA40–42
   See Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan–Premiums           Auditor General's special duty investigation into BSE
M elchin, Hon. Greg                                            compensation programs, M otion to approve request to
   Appearance before Public Accounts committee of May          Executive Council for (Defeated) ... PA25–28
     19, 2004 (cancelled)                                    Public Accounts conference delegates, M otion to
       Chair ... PA121                                         approve (Passed) ... PA66
M embers of the Legislative Assembly, Expense                Public Accounts report 2003-04, with addition of list of
reimbursements for                                             missing departments, Motion to approve (Passed) ...
   See Expense reimbursements–M LAs                            PA15
M embers of the Legislative Assembly, Trips by            M otor Vehicle Accident Claims Act
   See Travel at public expense                              Liability re claims under
M en's issues                                                    Dunn ... PA17
   General remarks                                        M unich trade office
       DeLong ... PA62                                       see Alberta Government Offices–Germany
       Zwozdesky ... PA62                                 M unicipal Affairs, Dept. of
M entally disabled                                           See Dept. of Municipal Affairs
   Survey of                                              M unicipal excellence awards
       Zwozdesky ... PA56                                    See Alberta Urban Municipalities Association,
M entally disabled–Housing                                     M unicipal excellence awards
   Government programs for                                M unicipal Government Board
       Blakeman ... PA38                                     General remarks
       Cenaiko ... PA34                                          Boutilier ... PA2, PA3
       Woloshyn ... PA34, PA38                            M unicipal sponsorship program
M entally ill–Housing                                        General remarks
   Government programs for                                       Boutilier ... PA2–3, PA5
       Blakeman ... PA38                                  M unicipalities
       Woloshyn ... PA38                                     Dispute resolution initiatives
M EP                                                             Boutilier ... PA3
   See M aintenance enforcement program                      Dissolution of
M exican trade office                                            Boutilier ... PA2, PA5
   see Alberta Government Offices–M exico                        Mason ... PA5
M ichener Centre, Red Deer                                   Emergency operation plan requirement
   General remarks                                               Ady ... PA6–7
       Zwozdesky ... PA56                                        Boutilier ... PA6–7
M inister's awards for municipal excellence                  Social housing endorsements
   See Alberta Urban Municipalities Association,                 Cenaiko ... PA34
     M unicipal excellence awards                                Woloshyn ... PA34
M inister's council on roles, responsibilities and           W ater safety standards for
resources (Municipal Affairs)                                    Boutilier ... PA7
   See Provincial/M unicipal Council on Roles,                   Mason ... PA7
     Responsibilities and Resources                       Museums
M inister's municipal excellence awards                      "Friends of" societies: Inclusion in provincial financial
   See Alberta Urban Municipalities Association,               statements
     M unicipal excellence awards                                Zwozdesky ... PA58
PA Index - 28                                                   Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Museums (Continued)                                   Office of Chief Internal Auditor
  Public concerns re protection of                       See Chief Internal Auditor's Office
      Blakeman ... PA62                               Office of the Premier
      Zwozdesky ... PA62                                 Internal control systems re expense reimbursements
M useums, Provincial                                         Blakeman ... PA106–107
  General remarks                                            Klein ... PA99–100, PA107
      Zwozdesky ... PA56–57                                  Nowicki ... PA107
NAIT                                                     Premier's appearance before Public Accounts committee
  See Northern Alberta Institute of Technology               Klein ... PA99–109
Nanotechnology funding                                   Premier's travel to India and Hong Kong
  See University of Alberta, Lottery funding for             Klein ... PA104
     nanotechnology research                                 Mason ... PA104
National Safety Code                                         Norris ... PA71
  Condominium firewall standards under                       Nowicki ... PA104
      Blakeman ... PA7–8                                 Premier's travel to Premiers' conference, NS (2002)
      Boutilier ... PA7–8                                    Blakeman ... PA103
Native justice                                               Klein ... PA101–103
  See Aboriginal peoples and judicial system                 Taft ... PA101–103
Natural gas                                              Staffing of
  See Gas, Natural                                           Nowicki ... PA106
Natural resources revenue                             Official Opposition
  Factors re revenue forecasts                           Research staff for
      Hutton ... PA116                                       Blakeman ... PA108
      Nelson ... PA116                                       Klein ... PA108
  General remarks                                            Mason ... PA108
      Nelson ... PA111, PA116                         Oil–Prices
Nelson, Hon. Pat                                         General remarks
  Appearance before Public Accounts committee                Hutton ... PA116
      Nelson ... PA111–121                                   Nelson ... PA116
New Democrat opposition                               Oil industry
  See Opposition (Third party)                           Strategic intelligence re international trade
Nominee program                                              Cenaiko ... PA75
  See Immigration, Provincial nominee program                Norris ... PA75
Nonprofit organizations                               Oil revenue
  See Charitable societies, Nonprofit organizations      See Natural resources revenue
Nonrenewable resources revenue                        Oil sands development
  See Natural resources revenue                          See Tar sands development
Norris, Hon. Mark                                     Oil Sands Discovery Centre, Fort McMurray
  Appearance before Public Accounts committee            General remarks
      Norris ... PA67–75                                     Zwozdesky ... PA55
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology              Okotoks solar project
  Accessibility of                                       See Solar power–Okotoks
      Blakeman ... PA87                               Olds College
      Cenaiko ... PA87                                   General remarks
  Affordability of                                           Marz ... PA80–81
      Marz ... PA81                                   Olds College Centre for Innovation
      Oberg ... PA81                                     Value-added agricultural research
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium                          Norris ... PA68
  Nonprofit "friends of" organization: Inclusion in   Ontario income tax
     provincial financial statements                     See Income tax, Provincial–Ontario
      Zwozdesky ... PA58                              Opposition, Official
Northlands Park                                          See Official Opposition
  See Edmonton Northlands                             Opposition (Third party)
Northwest Territories Court of Appeal registry           Key Messages on BSE re
  see Court of Appeal–Northwest Territories                  Mason ... PA108
Nurses–Supply                                            Research staff for
  Provincial nominee program re shortages of                 Blakeman ... PA108
      Jablonski ... PA70                                     Klein ... PA108
      Norris ... PA70                                        Mason ... PA108
Oberg, Hon. Lyle                                      Organized crime
  Appearance before Public Accounts committee            General remarks
      Oberg ... PA77–86                                      Hancock ... PA20
OCIA (Office of Chief Internal Auditor)                      Mason ... PA20
  See Chief Internal Auditor's Office
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                               PA Index - 29

Overseas offices, Albertan                              Persons with Developmental Disabilities Boards
  See Alberta Government Offices                          General remarks
P3 capital project financing                                   Zwozdesky ... PA56
  See Capital projects–Public/private partnerships        Inclusion of RHA payments in provincial financial
PAB                                                          statements
  See Public Affairs Bureau                                    Dunn ... PA59
PAO                                                            Shariff ... PA59
  See Personnel Administration Office                          White ... PA59
Parcom Travel Marketing, Edmonton                       Persons with developmental disabilities program
  Travel Alberta contracts                                Federal funding for
      Coke-Kerr ... PA72–73                                    Zwozdesky ... PA57
      Dunn ... PA73                                       General remarks
      Mason ... PA72–73                                        Zwozdesky ... PA56, PA57, PA61
      Norris ... PA72–73                                  Report (Building Better Bridges)
Parks, Provincial                                              Dunn ... PA60
  Auditor General's recommendations re private-sector          Shariff ... PA59–60
     operators in                                              Zwozdesky ... PA56, PA59–60
      Dunn ... PA58                                       Services for grandfathered clients
      White ... PA59                                           Dunn ... PA60
      Zwozdesky ... PA57, PA59                                 Shariff ... PA59–60
  Deferred maintenance                                         Zwozdesky ... PA59–60
      Zwozdesky ... PA57–58                             Petroleum Tank M anagement Association of Alberta
  Economic impact of                                      General remarks
      Zwozdesky ... PA56                                       Boutilier ... PA2
  Funding for                                           Phone information lines
      Zwozdesky ... PA57                                  See Service Alberta Call Centre (Government
  General remarks                                            information)
      Zwozdesky ... PA56–57                             Physical fitness of adults
  Private sector operators in: Contract management        See Fitness–Albertans
     process                                            Physical fitness of children
      Blakeman ... PA58–59                                See Children–Physical fitness
      White ... PA59                                    Physicians–Supply
      Zwozdesky ... PA57–59                               See M edical profession–Supply
  Private sector operators in: Remission of fees        PISA
      Blakeman ... PA65                                   See Program for international student assessment
      Kristensen ... PA65                               PNP
      Zwozdesky ... PA65                                  See Immigration, Provincial nominee program
  Private sector operators in: Site inspections of      Poland
      Blakeman ... PA65                                   Provincial nominee program re skilled labour
      Kristensen ... PA65                                      Jablonski ... PA69–70
      Zwozdesky ... PA65                                       Norris ... PA69–70
  Reduction of total area of                            Police
      Barlow ... PA63                                     [See also Emergency services personnel]
      Blakeman ... PA62–63                                Municipal funding for
      Byrne ... PA63                                           Boutilier ... PA9
      Zwozdesky ... PA62–63                                    Mason ... PA9
Partnership programs                                      As public safety element in social housing
  See Municipal sponsorship program; Regional                  Cao ... PA33
     partnerships initiatives                                  Woloshyn ... PA33
Partnerships for public /private capital projects       Population
  See Capital projects–Public/private partnerships        Growth in
PDD community boards                                           Norris ... PA69
  See Persons with Developmental Disabilities Boards    Post-secondary Learning Act, 2003 (Bill 43)
PDD program                                               Tuition fee policy
  See Persons with developmental disabilities program          Blakeman ... PA80
Personal income tax                                            Oberg ... PA80
  See Income tax, Provincial                            Postsecondary education
Personnel Administration Office                           See Education, Postsecondary
  Government competency model of                        Postsecondary educational institutions
      Dunn ... PA101                                      Accessibility of: Performance measures
Persons with developmental disabilities                        Oberg ... PA78
  See M entally disabled                                  Auditing of
                                                               Dunn ... PA82, PA84
PA Index - 30                                                           Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Postsecondary educational institutions (Continued)            Premiers' conferences
  Capital assets policy re                                       See Office of the Premier, Premier's travel to
      Dunn ... PA80                                                Premiers' conference, NS (2002)
      Oberg ... PA79                                          Premier's Council on the Status of Persons with
  Funding of                                                  Disabilities
      Norris ... PA69                                            Alberta Disability Strategy See Alberta Disability
      Oberg ... PA78, PA79                                         Strategy
  General remarks                                                General remarks
      Norris ... PA69                                                Broda ... PA63
      Oberg ... PA77                                                 Zwozdesky ... PA56, PA63
  Health and safety management at                             Premiums, Automobile insurance
      Dunn ... PA46                                              See Insurance, Automobile–Premiums
  Inclusion in provincial consolidated financial statements   Premiums, Medicare
      DeLong ... PA82                                            See Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan–Premiums
      Dunn ... PA80, PA82                                     Privacy Act
      McGhan ... PA48                                            See Freedom of Information and Protection of
      Oberg ... PA82, PA84                                         Privacy Act
  Inventory of                                                Private lawyers
      Dunn ... PA48                                              See Lawyers, Private
      Lund ... PA48                                           Private/public partnerships
      McGhan ... PA48                                            See Capital projects–Public/private partnerships
      Taft ... PA47–48                                        Problem gambling
  Long-term capital planning                                     See Gambling, Problem
      Cenaiko ... PA87                                        Program for international student assessment
      Dunn ... PA80                                              Alberta test results re
      Oberg ... PA79                                                 Oberg ... PA78
  New entry spaces at                                         Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta
      Norris ... PA69                                            Public Affairs Bureau staff roles re
      Oberg ... PA79                                                 Blakeman ... PA108
  Tuition fees See Tuition fees                                      Klein ... PA108
  Utilization study of                                               Mason ... PA108
      Lund ... PA44                                                  Turtle ... PA108
Postsecondary educational institutions–Construction              Reimbursement of travel expenses re Premier's trip to
  Auditor General's recommendations re contract                    Fox Harb'r, NS (2002)
     management process                                              Blakeman ... PA103
      Blakeman ... PA46                                              Klein ... PA101–103
      Dunn ... PA45–46                                               Taft ... PA101–102
      Johnson ... PA47                                        Propane Vehicle Administration Organization
      Lund ... PA46–47                                           See Alberta Propane Vehicle Administration
      Masyk ... PA46–47                                            Organization
      McGhan ... PA46–47                                      Property tax–Shopping malls
  Public/private partnerships re See Capital                     General remarks
     projects–Public/private partnerships                            Boutilier ... PA8–9
Postsecondary educational institutions–Maintenance                   Cao ... PA8–9
and repair                                                           Dunn ... PA8
  BLIMS system                                                Property tax assessments
      McGhan ... PA48                                            General remarks
  Deferred maintenance assessment                                    Dunn ... PA3
      Dunn ... PA48                                           Protected areas
      Lund ... PA48                                              Auditor General's recommendations re private-sector
      McGhan ... PA48                                              operators in
      Taft ... PA47–48                                               Dunn ... PA58
                                                                     White ... PA59
  Funding for
                                                                     Zwozdesky ... PA57, PA59
      Lund ... PA44                                              Deferred maintenance
Postsecondary graduates                                              Zwozdesky ... PA57–58
  Graduation and employment rates of                             Funding for
      Oberg ... PA78                                                 Zwozdesky ... PA57
Premier's award of excellence                                    General remarks
  Dept. of Community Development                                     Zwozdesky ... PA56–57
      Zwozdesky ... PA55                                         Private sector operators in: Contract management
  Dept. of Infrastructure                                          process
      Lund ... PA44                                                  Blakeman ... PA58–59
  Dept. of Learning                                                  White ... PA59
      Oberg ... PA78                                                 Zwozdesky ... PA58–59
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                   PA Index - 31

Protected areas (Continued)                                Public Affairs Bureau (Continued)
  Reduction of area of                                       Staff assigned to Justice dept.
      Barlow ... PA63                                            Hancock ... PA24
      Blakeman ... PA62–63                                       Taft ... PA24
      Byrne ... PA63                                         Staff assigned to other departments
      Zwozdesky ... PA62–63                                      Klein ... PA100, PA105
Protection of Privacy Act                                        Taft ... PA105
  See Freedom of Information and Protection of                   Turtle ... PA105, PA108
    Privacy Act                                              Staff assigned to Seniors dept.
Provincial audit committee                                       Loo ... PA36–37
  See Alberta Audit Committee                                    Taft ... PA36–37
Provincial Court of Alberta                                      Woloshyn ... PA36
  Judicial dispute resolution pilot project                  Staffing of
      Hancock ... PA17                                           Klein ... PA105–106, PA108
  Small claims courts                                            Mason ... PA108
      Hancock ... PA17                                           Nowicki ... PA106
      Jablonski ... PA20                                         Taft ... PA105–106
      Masyk ... PA24                                             Turtle ... PA105, PA108–109
Provincial credit ratings                                  Public auto insurance plan
  See Credit ratings, Provincial                             See Insurance, Automobile, Public plans for
Provincial debt                                            Public buildings
  See Debts, Public (Provincial government)                  [See also Capital assets]
Provincial income tax                                        Auditor General's recommendations re safety of
  See Income tax, Provincial                                     Dunn ... PA45–46
Provincial/M unicipal Council on Roles, Responsibilities         Lund ... PA50
and Resources in the 21st Century                                McGhan ... PA50
  General remarks                                                Shariff ... PA50
      Boutilier ... PA2, PA9                                     Smith ... PA50
Provincial Museum of Alberta                                 Dept. of Infrastructure mandate re
  General remarks                                                Lund ... PA43–44
      Zwozdesky ... PA56                                     Disposal of surplus
Provincial nominee program                                       Lund ... PA45
  See Immigration, Provincial nominee program                Energy reduction initiatives
Provincial parks                                                 Lund ... PA45
  See Parks, Provincial                                      General remarks
P3s                                                              Jablonski ... PA48
  See Capital projects–Public/private partnerships           Inventory of
PSAB                                                             Dunn ... PA48
  See Public Sector Accounting Board (Canadian                   Lund ... PA48
    Institute of Chartered Accountants)                          McGhan ... PA48
Public Accounts, Standing Committee on                           Taft ... PA47–48
  See Committee on Public Accounts, Standing               Public buildings–Repair and maintenance
Public Affairs Bureau                                        BLIMS system
  Budget                                                         McGhan ... PA48
      Klein ... PA100                                        Deferred maintenance assessment
      Taft ... PA105–106                                         Dunn ... PA48
  Contract management process re advertising                     Lund ... PA47–48, PA48
      Klein ... PA109                                            McGhan ... PA48
      Marz ... PA109                                             Taft ... PA47–48
  Performance measures                                     Public contracts
      Ady ... PA107–108                                      Auditor General's recommendations re construction
      Klein ... PA107–108                                      contract management
      Turtle ... PA108                                           Blakeman ... PA46
  Role of                                                        Dunn ... PA45–46
      Blakeman ... PA108                                         Lund ... PA46
      DeLong ... PA102–103                                       McGhan ... PA46
      Klein ... PA99, PA100, PA102–103, PA106, PA108         Capital projects: Public/private partnerships
      Mason ... PA108                                            Blakeman ... PA21, PA50–51, PA118–119
      Taft ... PA103, PA106                                      Dunn ... PA50
      Turtle ... PA108–109                                       Hancock ... PA21
  Staff assigned to Agriculture dept.                            Lund ... PA49–52
      Klein ... PA109                                            Mason ... PA49–50
      Marz ... PA109                                             Nelson ... PA118–119
PA Index - 32                                                         Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Public contracts (Continued)                               Public Trustee (Continued)
  Economic Development dept. procedures re advertising       General remarks
      Coke-Kerr ... PA72–73                                      Hancock ... PA16
      Dunn ... PA73                                          Performance measures
      Mason ... PA72–73                                          Hancock ... PA19
      Norris ... PA72–73                                         Taft ... PA18
  Gaming dept. procedures re                               Public Trustee Act, 2004 (Bill 19)
      Dunn ... PA92                                          General remarks
      Stevens ... PA94                                           Hancock ... PA24
  Infrastructure dept. procedures re                       Public works
      Blakeman ... PA46, PA50–51                             See Capital projects
      Dunn ... PA45–46, PA50                               PW SS
      Johnson ... PA47                                       See Dept. of Infrastructure
      Lund ... PA45–47, PA49–52, PA50                      Quebec personal income tax
      Mason ... PA49–50                                      See Income tax, Provincial–Quebec
      Masyk ... PA46–47                                    Queen's Golden Jubilee citizenship medal
      McGhan ... PA46–47                                     Awarding of
      Shariff ... PA50                                           Zwozdesky ... PA56
  Public Affairs Bureau process re advertising services    Queen's Printer
      Klein ... PA109                                        General remarks
      Marz ... PA109                                             Klein ... PA100
Public debt, Provincial                                      Staffing of
  See Debts, Public (Provincial government)                      Klein ... PA105
Public education                                                 Taft ... PA105
  See Education                                                  Turtle ... PA105
Public housing                                             Racetrack casinos
  See Social housing                                         See Horse racing entertainment centres
Public/private partnerships re capital projects            Racing entertainment centres
  See Capital projects–Public/private partnerships           See Horse racing entertainment centres
Public safety (Buildings/fire code)                        Racinos
  Auditor General's recommendations re                       See Horse racing entertainment centres
      Dunn ... PA45–46                                     REC
      Lund ... PA50                                          See Horse racing entertainment centres
      McGhan ... PA50                                      Recreation Corridors Legislative Review Committee
      Shariff ... PA50                                       See Alberta Recreation Corridors Legislative Review
      Smith ... PA50                                           Committee
Public safety (From criminal activity)                     Red Deer courts
  General remarks                                            See Courts–Red Deer
      Hancock ... PA19                                     Red Deer gaming licenses
      Woloshyn ... PA33                                      See Gaming licenses–Red Deer
Public Sector Accounting Board (Canadian Institute of      Regional health authorities
Chartered Accountants)                                       CCITF investment income
  Adoption of recommendations by Financial Management            Bauer ... PA49
    Commission                                               Inclusion in provincial consolidated financial statements
      Dunn ... PA36                                              McGhan ... PA48
  Auditor General's (Informal) meeting with committee re         Oberg ... PA82
    PSAB on accrual accounting                               Inclusion of PDD payments in provincial financial
      Blakeman ... PA14, PA29, PA38–39                         statements
      Chair ... PA11, PA14, PA28, PA38–39, PA87                  Dunn ... PA59
      Dunn ... PA10, PA11, PA38–39, PA82, PA87                   Shariff ... PA59
      Goudreau ... PA28                                          White ... PA59
      Marz ... PA38                                          Public/private partnerships re extended care
      Shariff ... PA14                                           Lund ... PA51
  Brochure on accrual accounting system                    Regional health authority–Calgary
      Dunn ... PA10                                          See Calgary Health Region
  Financial statements re public/private partnerships      Regional health authority–Edmonton
      Kruselnicki ... PA119                                  See Capital Health
Public Trustee                                             Regional health authority no. 1
  Auditor General's recommendations re special reserve       See Chinook Regional Health Authority
    fund                                                   Regional health authority no. 3
      Dunn ... PA17                                          See Calgary Health Region
      Hancock ... PA24                                     Regional health authority no. 4
      Masyk ... PA24                                         See David Thompson Regional Health Authority
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                   PA Index - 33

Regional health authority no. 6                        Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology
   See Capital Health                                     General remarks
Regional partnerships initiatives                             Zwozdesky ... PA55, PA56
   General remarks                                     3Rs Council
      Boutilier ... PA2–3                                 See Provincial/M unicipal Council on Roles,
Registered apprenticeship scholarship fund                  Responsibilities and Resources
   See Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training    Rural Development department
     Scholarships                                         See Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Rural
Regulatory organizations, Delegated                         Development
   See Delegated administrative organizations          Rutherford Scholarships for High School Achievement
Reimbursements to MLAs for expenses                       See Alexander Rutherford Scholarships for High
   See Expense reimbursements–M LAs                         School Achievement
Renewable energy resources                             Safety code, National
   See Energy resources, Alternate                        See National Safety Code
Report of payments to MLAs                             Safety Codes Act
   See Expense reimbursements–MLAs, Auditor               General remarks
     General's recommendations re Report of payments          Dunn ... PA3
     to MLAs                                           Safety Codes Council
Reserves, Gambling on                                     Financial reporting on
   See Gambling–Aboriginal reserves                           Boutilier ... PA7
Revised Statutes of Alberta                                   DeLong ... PA7
   General remarks                                        General remarks
      Klein ... PA100                                         Boutilier ... PA2, PA3
RHAs                                                          Dunn ... PA3
   See Regional health authorities                        W ater treatment plant standards
Rights, Human                                                 Boutilier ... PA7
   See Human rights                                           Mason ... PA7
Risk management (Dept. of Finance)                     SAIT
   Enterprise systems for                                 See Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
      DeLong ... PA113                                 Sales tax, Provincial
      Dunn ... PA113                                      General remarks
      Kruselnicki ... PA113                                   Nelson ... PA112
Risk management (Dept. of Gaming)                      Salvation Army–Edmonton
   Assessment of                                          Shelter for women
      Dunn ... PA92                                           Cenaiko ... PA34
      Hutton ... PA93                                         Woloshyn ... PA35
      Stevens ... PA93                                 Saskatchewan public automobile insurance plan
Risk management (Dept. of Learning)                       See Insurance, Automobile–Saskatchewan
   Assessment of                                       Scholarships
      Dunn ... PA80                                       [See also Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry
      Oberg ... PA79                                        Training Scholarships; Alberta Heritage
Risk management (Provincial fiscal sustainability)          Scholarship Fund; Alexander Rutherford
   See Alberta Sustainability Fund                          Scholarships for High School Achievement]
Risk management (Treasury Branches)                       Applications for
   Assessment of                                              Oberg ... PA77
      Dunn ... PA111–112, PA120                           Funding of
      Kruselnicki ... PA113                                   Oberg ... PA79
      Nelson ... PA120                                 School boards
      Taft ... PA120                                      Auditing of
RITE system                                                   Ady ... PA84
   See Service Alberta Call Centre (Government                Dunn ... PA82, PA84
     information)                                         Compliance with career and technology studies
Road construction–Finance                                   requirements
   Public/private partnerships re                             Dunn ... PA80
      Lund ... PA51                                       Financial statements of
Roles, Responsibilities and Resources Council                 Dunn ... PA79, PA86
   See Provincial/M unicipal Council on Roles,                Oberg ... PA86
     Responsibilities and Resources                       Funding of
Rotary Challenger Park, Calgary                               Cao ... PA86
   Lottery funding for                                        Dunn ... PA79, PA86
      Stevens ... PA95                                        Oberg ... PA78, PA79, PA86
Royal Alexandra Hospital                                  Inclusion in provincial consolidated financial statements
   W omen's Pavilion                                          Dunn ... PA33
      Lund ... PA44                                           McGhan ... PA48
PA Index - 34                                                   Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

School Business Officials Association                  Senior citizens' lodges (Continued)
  See Association of School Business Officials of         Lodge assistance program
     Alberta                                                  Cao ... PA33
School Foundation Fund                                        Marz ... PA38
  See Alberta School Foundation Fund                          Woloshyn ... PA33, PA38
School improvement, Alberta initiative for                Public/private partnerships re construction of
  See Alberta initiative for school improvement               Nelson ... PA118
Schools                                                   Upgrading and maintenance of
  Inventory of                                                Lund ... PA45, PA49
      Dunn ... PA48                                    Senior financial officers' council
      Lund ... PA48                                       Internal control systems guidelines from
      McGhan ... PA48                                         Dunn ... PA101
      Taft ... PA47–48                                 Seniors, Dept. of
  Operational costs and                                   See Dept. of Seniors
      Lund ... PA44                                    Seniors, Low-income
Schools–Construction                                      See Low-income seniors
  Auditor General's recommendations re contract        Seniors' benefit program
     management process                                   See Alberta seniors' benefit program
      Blakeman ... PA46                                Seniors information line
      Dunn ... PA45–46                                    General remarks
      Johnson ... PA47                                        Cao ... PA32
      Lund ... PA46–47                                        Taft ... PA36
      Masyk ... PA46–47                                       Woloshyn ... PA30, PA36
      McGhan ... PA46–47                               Seniors information services offices
  Funding for                                             General remarks
      Lund ... PA44                                           Woloshyn ... PA30
  Long-term capital planning                           Seniors' issues
      Dunn ... PA80                                       Access to public sites re mobility
  Public/private partnerships re See Capital                  Broda ... PA63
     projects–Public/private partnerships                     Zwozdesky ... PA63
Schools–Curricula                                         Communications on
  See Education–Curricula                                     Taft ... PA36
Schools–M aintenance and repair                               Woloshyn ... PA36
  BLIMS system                                            Fraud prevention programs
      McGhan ... PA48                                         Broda ... PA35
  Deferred maintenance assessment                      September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
      Dunn ... PA48                                       See Terrorist attacks–New York City/W ashington,
      Lund ... PA44, PA48                                   D.C.
      McGhan ... PA48                                  Service Alberta Call Centre (Government information)
      Taft ... PA47–48                                    General remarks
  Priorities for                                              Klein ... PA100
      Cao ... PA52                                        Library partnerships
SEAM EC                                                       Zwozdesky ... PA55
  See Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Council      Performance measures
Security, Public (Buildings/fire code)                        Ady ... PA108
  See Public safety (Buildings/fire code)                     Klein ... PA108
Security, Public (Crime)                                      Turtle ... PA108
  See Public safety (From criminal activity)              Staffing of
Security planning                                             Klein ... PA105
  See Emergency planning                                      Taft ... PA105
Senior citizens, Abuse of                                     Turtle ... PA105
  See Elder abuse                                      Settlement services for immigrants
Senior Citizens' Housing Association                      See Immigration, Settlement services
  See Alberta Senior Citizens' Housing Association     Sex discrimination
Senior citizens' lodges                                   See Discrimination–Sex
  Alzheimer's units in                                 SFO
      Mason ... PA32                                      See Senior Financial Officers' Council
      Woloshyn ... PA32                                Shandro, Mr. Nick
  Fitness programs in                                     Appearance at Public Accounts meeting
      Ady ... PA64                                            Klein ... PA100
      Zwozdesky ... PA64                               Shared services centre
  General remarks                                         See Alberta Corporate Service Centre
      Cao ... PA52                                     Shelters, W omen's
      Woloshyn ... PA29                                   See W omen's shelters
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                     PA Index - 35

Slot machines at racetracks                               Social Housing Corporation
   See Horse racing entertainment centres                    See Alberta Social Housing Corporation
Small business                                            Social housing management bodies
   Federal programs for                                      Inclusion in provincial consolidated financial statements
      Cao ... PA73                                               Dunn ... PA33–36
      Norris ... PA73                                            Mason ... PA35–36
   Tax rate reduction for                                        Taft ... PA33–34
      Jablonski ... PA114–115                                    Woloshyn ... PA34
      Nelson ... PA114–115                                   Lodge management policies under
Small claims courts                                              Marz ... PA38
   See Provincial Court of Alberta, Small claims courts          Woloshyn ... PA38
Smoky Lake                                                   Monitoring of
   Disabled access to public buildings                           Blakeman ... PA30–31
      Broda ... PA63                                             Dunn ... PA30
      Zwozdesky ... PA63                                         Loo ... PA31
Social housing                                                   Woloshyn ... PA30–32
   Community groups involvement                              Monitoring of: Auditor General's recommendations
      Woloshyn ... PA30–32, PA35                                 Dunn ... PA30
   Federal/provincial agreements re                       Social services department
      Blakeman ... PA37                                      See Dept. of Human Resources and Employment
      Woloshyn ... PA30–32, PA37                          Solar power–Okotoks
   General remarks                                           Solar energy project
      Woloshyn ... PA29, PA30                                    Boutilier ... PA3
   For homeless                                           Solicitor General, Dept. of
      Ady ... PA37                                           See Dept. of Solicitor General
      Blakeman ... PA37–38                                Sour gas emissions
      Woloshyn ... PA37–38                                   Emergency planning for
   Management bodies for                                         Ady ... PA6–7
      Mason ... PA31–32                                          Boutilier ... PA6–7
      Woloshyn ... PA31–32                                Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Council
   For mentally ill                                          Education resources for members of
      Blakeman ... PA38                                          Oberg ... PA77–78
      Woloshyn ... PA38                                   Southern Alberta children's hospital
   Municipal endorsements for                                See Alberta Children's Provincial General Hospital
      Cenaiko ... PA34                                    Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
      Woloshyn ... PA34                                      Affordability of
   Needs assessment                                              Marz ... PA81
      Dunn ... PA30                                              Oberg ... PA81
   Policies for                                              Auditor General's recommendations re
      Mason ... PA31–32                                          Dunn ... PA80
      Woloshyn ... PA31–32                                Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
   Public safety from criminal activities in                 Nonprofit "friends of" organization: Inclusion in
      Cao ... PA33                                             provincial financial statements
      Woloshyn ... PA33                                          Zwozdesky ... PA58
Social housing–Calgary                                    Special-needs assistance (Seniors)
   General remarks                                           See Low-income seniors, Special-needs assistance
      Woloshyn ... PA31                                   Special Olympics, W etaskiwin (February 2003)
   Municipal endorsements for                                See Alberta Special Olympics, W etaskiwin (February
      Cenaiko ... PA34                                         2003)
      Woloshyn ... PA34                                   Special Places 2000
Social housing–Edmonton                                      General remarks
   General remarks                                               Barlow ... PA63
      Woloshyn ... PA30, PA33                                    Blakeman ... PA62–63
Social housing–Fort McMurray                                     Byrne ... PA63
   Affordable housing in                                         Zwozdesky ... PA62–63
      Woloshyn ... PA32                                   Special waste treatment centre
Social housing–Grande Prairie                                See Swan Hills Treatment Centre
   Affordable housing in                                  Sponsorship scandal, Federal
      Loo ... PA37                                           Relationship to Alberta
      Woloshyn ... PA32, PA34, PA37                              Dunn ... PA5–6
Social Housing Advisory Committee                                Mason ... PA25, PA27–28
   Accountability of management bodies                           Shariff ... PA5
      Woloshyn ... PA30, PA33
PA Index - 36                                                      Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Stabilization fund                                       Swan Hills waste treatment plant
   See Alberta Sustainability Fund                         See Swan Hills Treatment Centre
Statistics Canada                                        Taiwanese trade office
   General remarks                                         see Alberta Government Offices–Taiwan
       Oberg ... PA85                                    Tar sands development
Status of women, Federal/provincial/territorial            Skilled labour for
ministers responsible for                                       Blakeman ... PA74
   General remarks                                              Norris ... PA74
       DeLong ... PA62                                   Tax, Corporate income
       Zwozdesky ... PA62                                  See Corporations–Taxation
Stevens, Hon. Ron                                        Tax, Sales
   Appearance before Public Accounts committee             See Sales tax, Provincial
       Stevens ... PA89–98                               Tax on income, Provincial
STM C                                                      See Income tax, Provincial
   See Strategic Tourism Marketing Council               Taxation on small business
Strategic Tourism Marketing Council                        See Small business, Tax rate reduction for
   General remarks                                       Team Alberta (Canada W inter Games)
       Norris ... PA71                                     See Canada W inter Games, Campbellton (2003),
       Taft ... PA71                                          Team Alberta at
Strathcona County gaming licenses                        Technology in schools
   See Gaming licenses–Strathcona County                   See Computers in schools
Student financial aid                                    Telephone information lines
   [See also Scholarships]                                 See Gambling, Problem, Telephone help line; Seniors
   Applications for                                           information line; Service Alberta Call Centre
       Oberg ... PA77                                         (Government information)
   Eligibility for                                       Television industry
       Oberg ... PA85                                      See Film and television industry
   Funding for                                           Terrorist attacks–New York City/W ashington, D.C.
       Oberg ... PA79                                      Dept. of Justice role re antiterrorism
   Loan relief program                                          Cenaiko ... PA22
       Mason ... PA81                                           Hancock ... PA22
       Oberg ... PA81                                    Terrorist attacks–Prevention
   Pan-Canadian framework for                              Auditor General's recommendations re public building
       Oberg ... PA77                                         safety
   Student loan liability overstatement                         Dunn ... PA45–46
       Dunn ... PA80                                            Lund ... PA50
Student testing                                                 McGhan ... PA50
   Diploma exam results                                         Shariff ... PA50
       Oberg ... PA78                                           Smith ... PA50
   International achievement test results                Testing of students
       Oberg ... PA78                                      See Student testing
Subsidized housing                                       Thailand
   See Social housing                                      Interest in Alberta's curriculum
Success by Six                                                  Oberg ... PA77
   General remarks                                       Theatre Network
       Hancock ... PA20                                    Community initiatives program funding for
Summit Care Centre, Edmonton                                    Hutton ... PA93
   General remarks                                       Tokyo trade office
       Lund ... PA45                                       see Alberta Government Offices–Japan
Summit on Justice (1999)
                                                         Tornadoes–Grimshaw
   See Alberta Summit on Justice
SuperNet                                                   General remarks
   See Alberta SuperNet                                         Boutilier ... PA10
Survival Guide for brain injured                                Ouellette ... PA10
   See Alberta Brain Injury Initiative, Resource guide   Tourism
     (Survival Guide)                                      Alberta destinations
Sustainability Fund                                             Coke-Kerr ... PA72
   See Alberta Sustainability Fund                              Mason ... PA72
Swan Hills Treatment Centre                                     Norris ... PA72–73
   Contract for long-term operation of
                                                           Cultural component of
       Lund ... PA45
   Revenue from                                                 Zwozdesky ... PA56
       Bauer ... PA49                                      General remarks
       Jablonski ... PA49                                       Coke-Kerr ... PA72–73
       Lund ... PA49                                            Norris ... PA68, PA72–73
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                  PA Index - 37

Tourism (Continued)                                       Travel at public expense (Continued)
  International campaigns                                    Reporting on
      Norris ... PA72, PA73                                      Blakeman ... PA6
  Marketing programs                                             Boutilier ... PA6
      Coke-Kerr ... PA72                                         Dunn ... PA6
      Mason ... PA72                                             Klein ... PA99–100
      Norris ... PA71, PA72–73                               Reporting on: Dept. of Justice
      Taft ... PA71                                              Blakeman ... PA18
Tourism Marketing Council                                        Dunn ... PA22
  See Strategic Tourism Marketing Council                        Hancock ... PA18, PA22–23
Trade                                                            Taft ... PA22–23
  See International trade                                    Reporting on: International travel
Trade missions                                                   Klein ... PA100, PA104
  General remarks                                                Mason ... PA104
      Klein ... PA106                                     Travel promotion
      Shariff ... PA104                                      See Tourism, Marketing programs
  Report re mission to India and Hong Kong                Treasury Branches
      Klein ... PA104                                        Auditor General's recommendations re
      Mason ... PA104                                            Dunn ... PA111–112
      Nowicki ... PA104                                      Comparison with chartered banks re risk management
  Reporting on                                                   Dunn ... PA120
      Klein ... PA100, PA104                                     Nelson ... PA120
      Mason ... PA104                                            Taft ... PA120
Trade offices, Overseas                                      General remarks
  See Alberta Government Offices                                 Jablonski ... PA114
Training, Apprenticeship                                     Risk management re
  See Apprenticeship training                                    Dunn ... PA111–112
Travel Alberta                                                   Kruselnicki ... PA113
  Contract management process re advertising              Treasury department (Financial management and
      Coke-Kerr ... PA72–73                               planning)
      Dunn ... PA73                                          See Dept. of Finance
      Mason ... PA72–73                                   Triathlon
      Norris ... PA72–73                                     See W orld Cup Triathlon, Edmonton (2004)
  Funding of                                              Trustee, Public
      Coke-Kerr ... PA72                                     See Public Trustee
      Mason ... PA72                                      Tsuu T'ina court
      Norris ... PA72–73                                     See Aboriginal courts–Tsuu T'ina reserve
  General remarks                                         Tuition fees
      Norris ... PA68                                        Affordability of education re
  International campaigns                                        Ady ... PA84
      Norris ... PA73                                            Blakeman ... PA80, PA86–87
Travel at public expense                                         Dunn ... PA79
  Application of FOIP to reports on                              Marz ... PA81
      Klein ... PA99                                             Mason ... PA81–82, PA85
  Auditor General's recommendations re expense                   Oberg ... PA80, PA81–82, PA84
    reimbursements                                           Affordability of education re: Survey results
      Dunn ... PA6, PA22                                         Ady ... PA84
      Hancock ... PA22–23                                        Blakeman ... PA86–87
      Taft ... PA22–23                                           Dunn ... PA79
  Auditor General's recommendations re Report of                 Hoffman ... PA85
    payments to MLAs                                             Mason ... PA81, PA85
      Dunn ... PA22                                              Oberg ... PA81, PA84, PA85
  Budget for                                                 Auditor General's recommendations re
      Nowicki ... PA102                                          Dunn ... PA79
      Taft ... PA101                                         Institutions' compliance with policy re
  General remarks                                                Dunn ... PA79
      DeLong ... PA102                                       Legislation re (Bill 43)
      Klein ... PA99–100                                         Oberg ... PA80
      Shariff ... PA104, PA105                               For medical, law, and business students
  Reimbursement of travel expenses re Premier's trip to          Blakeman ... PA80, PA87
    Fox Harb'r, NS (2002)                                        Mason ... PA85
      Blakeman ... PA103                                         Oberg ... PA80, PA85
      Klein ... PA101–103
      Taft ... PA101–103
PA Index - 38                                                       Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

Tuition fees (Continued)                                 University of Alberta (Continued)
  Policy re                                                 General remarks
       Blakeman ... PA80, PA86–87                               Boutilier ... PA2
       Dunn ... PA79                                        Inclusion in provincial consolidated financial statements
       Oberg ... PA80                                           DeLong ... PA82
U of A                                                          Dunn ... PA33–34, PA80, PA82
  See University of Alberta                                     McGhan ... PA48
U of C                                                          Oberg ... PA82, PA84
  See University of Calgary                                     Taft ... PA33–34
U of L                                                      Internal control systems
  See University of Lethbridge                                  Blakeman ... PA82–83
Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Village                             Dunn ... PA83
  Disabled access to                                            Oberg ... PA83–84
       Broda ... PA63                                       Lottery funding for nanotechnology research
       Zwozdesky ... PA63                                       Stevens ... PA95
Unemployment                                                Mobile dental program for low-income seniors
  Annual rate of                                                Broda ... PA35
       Nelson ... PA115, PA119                                  Woloshyn ... PA35
       Norris ... PA69                                      Tuition fees
Unified Family Court Task force                                 Blakeman ... PA80, PA87
  General remarks                                               Mason ... PA85
       Hancock ... PA16                                         Oberg ... PA80, PA85
Unified family courts                                    University of Calgary
  See Family courts                                         Auditor General's recommendations re
Unions, Labour                                                  Dunn ... PA79–80
  See Labour unions                                             Oberg ... PA80
United Kingdom                                              Auditor General's recommendations re academic health
  As source of skilled labour under provincial nominee         centres
     program                                                    Dunn ... PA101, PA105
       Jablonski ... PA69–70                                    Klein ... PA104–105
       Norris ... PA69–70                                       Shariff ... PA104–105
United States trade office                                  Capital projects
  see Alberta Government Offices–United States                  Lund ... PA44
Universities and colleges                                   Inclusion in provincial consolidated financial statements
  Accessibility                                                 DeLong ... PA82
       Ady ... PA84                                             Dunn ... PA33–34, PA80, PA82
       Blakeman ... PA87                                        McGhan ... PA48
       Cenaiko ... PA87                                         Oberg ... PA82, PA84
       Oberg ... PA84                                           Taft ... PA33–34
  Entrance requirements for                                 Internal control systems
       Ady ... PA84                                             Blakeman ... PA82–83
       Oberg ... PA84                                           Dunn ... PA83
  External research funding                                     Oberg ... PA83–84
       Dunn ... PA83                                        Tuition fees See Tuition fees
       Oberg ... PA83–84                                 University of Lethbridge
  Tuition fees See Tuition fees                             Audit of
University of Alberta                                           Dunn ... PA84
  Auditor General's recommendations re                   Urban M unicipalities Association
       Dunn ... PA79–80                                     See Alberta Urban M unicipalities Association
       Oberg ... PA80                                    Utilities Board
  Auditor General's recommendations re academic health      See Alberta Energy and Utilities Board
     centres                                             Value-added agriculture
       Dunn ... PA101, PA105                                See Food industry and trade
       Klein ... PA104–105                               Vertigo Mystery Theatre
       Shariff ... PA104–105                                Lottery funding for
  Capital projects                                              Blakeman ... PA94
       Lund ... PA44                                            Stevens ... PA94
  Fraud allegations                                      Video gambling machines
       Dunn ... PA80                                        [See also Gaming industry]
       Oberg ... PA80                                       General remarks
  Funding of                                                    Jablonski ... PA95
       Oberg ... PA83                                           Stevens ... PA90, PA95, PA96
Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)                                                    PA Index - 39

Video gambling machines (Continued)                             W ildfire insurance
   Revenues from                                                   See Insurance, Forest fire
       Stevens ... PA96–97                                      W ildfires
       Taft ... PA96–97                                            See Forest fires
Video gambling machines at racetracks                           W illow Place, Grande Prairie
   See Horse racing entertainment centres                          Affordable housing
Vitalize (Volunteer conference)                                        Loo ... PA37
   General remarks                                                     Woloshyn ... PA37, PA38
       Zwozdesky ... PA55                                       W ind power
VLTs                                                               General remarks
   See Video gambling machines                                         Lund ... PA45
Volunteers                                                      W inter Games, Canada
   General remarks                                                 See Canada W inter Games, Campbellton (2003)
       Zwozdesky ... PA55                                       W oloshyn, Hon. Stan
W ater quality–Standards                                           Appearance before Public Accounts committee
   Upgrading water treatment plants                                    Woloshyn ... PA29–38
       Boutilier ... PA7                                        W omen's issues
       Mason ... PA7                                               General remarks
WD                                                                     DeLong ... PA62
   See W estern Economic Diversification Canada                        Zwozdesky ... PA62
W eb sites, Government                                          W omen's shelters
   See Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission, W eb                  General remarks
     site; Dept. of Seniors, W eb site; Lottery Fund, W eb             DeLong ... PA62
     site                                                              Zwozdesky ... PA62
W ellness, Dept. of Health and                                  W ood Buffalo Housing and Development Corporation
   See Dept. of Health and W ellness                               General remarks
W est, Mr. Steve                                                       Woloshyn ... PA32
   Attendance at Public Accounts committee meeting              W ood waste power
       Chair ... PA109                                             General remarks
       West ... PA109                                                  Lund ... PA45
W estern Economic Diversification Canada                        W orld Cup Triathlon, Edmonton (2004)
   General remarks                                                 Lottery funding for
       Cao ... PA73                                                    Stevens ... PA95
       Norris ... PA73                                          Zwozdesky, Hon. Gene
W hitecourt manufacturer                                           Appearance before Public Accounts committee
   Export activities                                                   Zwozdesky ... PA55–65
       Masyk ... PA74–75
       Norris ... PA74–75
W ild Rose Foundation
   Disabled access to public sites: Funding of
       Broda ... PA63
       Zwozdesky ... PA63
   General remarks
       Zwozdesky ... PA55
   International development partnerships for disaster relief
       Cao ... PA61
       Zwozdesky ... PA61
PA Index - 40   Public Accounts Subject Index (Fourth Session, 2004)

				
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