Alberta Liberals To Introduce Bill To Restrict Donations To PACs
Alberta Liberals to introduce bill to restrict donations to PACs
Liberal MLA David Swann says he plans to introduce a private member’s bill this session to restrict donations to political action committees or PACs.
“We will be pushing the government to step up on this issue this session,” Swann said Tuesday.
Unlike political parties, PACs, or third-party advertisers, can still accept donations from unions and corporations, without any limits outside an election period.
The Alberta Advantage Fund raised more than $800,000 in 2017. The PAC is linked to Jason Kenney, who won the leadership of the United Conservative Party on the weekend.
Brian Jean and Doug Schweitzer also had PACs connected to …