2012 Provincial Election Resources

...because great communities don't just happen.

CCVO believes that civil society and democratic engagement are fundamental to the wellbeing of our communities. The following information, resources and links are intended to support nonprofits with their provincial election engagement strategies. It will be updated between now and the time of the election. Feel free to contact us at policy@calgarycvo.org with any events or additional resources we should add to this page. CCVO is a nonpartisan organization that supports the nonprofit sector through research, capacity building and policy work.

Some Questions to Consider

As we head toward the election, we encourage you to think about how your work contributes to the quality of life and economic well-being of Albertans – the ways in which your organization makes Alberta a great place to live and work – and what you envision as a preferred future for Alberta. We encourage you to consider the issues you confront as you go about fulfilling your mandate.

  • How does the work performed by your organization contribute to the quality of life in your community? How does it make Alberta attractive to talent and investment?
  • How will an improving economy impact your organization? What are the benefits and challenges?
  • How do you sustain your work through Alberta's boom-bust cycles?
  • What have been your greatest successes in recent years and what has contributed to those successes?
  • What are the greatest challenges you face in fulfilling your mandate and what would help you address these challenges?
  • What idea do you bring to the table in your dealings with goverment?
  • What characterizes healthy collaboration across sectors?


Provincial Parties Respond to Questions About Nonprofit Sector

ECVO's 2012 Alberta Election Policy Comparisons

CCVO Fact Sheet on the Alberta Nonprofit Sector


Registered Political Parties' Websites

Alberta Liberal Party
Alberta New Democratic Party
Alberta Party
Alberta Social Credit Party
Communist Party - Alberta
Green Party of Alberta
Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta
Separation Party of Alberta
Wildrose Alliance Party of Alberta
Elections Alberta