Alberta. Executive Council

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em> Dates of Founding and/or Dissolution: </em> The Human Resources Research Council was established by <em>The Alberta Human Resources Research Council Act</em> (S.A. 1967, chapter 36), on March 30, 1967. The Act was repealed May 19, 1976 by <em>The Statutes Repeal Act</em>, 1976 (S.A. 1976, chapter 51). <em> Functional Responsibility: </em> The motivation for the Human Resources Research Council resulted from the presentation of <em>A White Paper on Human Resources Development</em> by Premier Ernest Manning to the Alberta Legislature in March of 1967. The Human Resources Research Council was created as a corporation, to undertake educational, social, economic and other research that related to and affected the development and conservation of human resources in Alberta. The Council's objectives included to conduct or facilitate research in the human or social domain, to make known findings significant to shaping social policy, to develop plans, materials and procedures relating to human resource development, to assist all citizens in understanding emerging trends and problems related to human resources development, and to assist in the training of others engaged in similar research and development. The Council carried out studies categorized under a number of themes, including education, socio-economic opportunity, human behaviour and urban life. By means of a decision made by the Government of Alberta, the Council was to be phased out by August 31, 1972. <em> Administrative Relationships: </em> The Alberta Human Resources Research Council reported to the Legislative Assembly through the chairman, who was a member of the Executive Council. The Council was responsible to the Executive Council. <em> Administrative Structure: </em> The Alberta Human Resources Research Council was to be comprised of no more than ten members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor, two of whom were members of the Executive Council, and one who was the Director of the Alberta Human Resources Research Council. The Lieutenant Governor would appoint a chairman from the members from the Executive Council. <em> Names of the Corporate bodies: </em> The Alberta Human Resources Research Council was sometimes referred to by its acronym, HRRC. <em> Names of Chief Officers: </em> Chairmen of the Alberta Human Resources Research Council:;Raymond Reierson 1968; Robert C. Clark 1968-1971; Helen Hunley 1971-1972; Director of the Alberta Human Resources Research Council: *Dr. L. W. Downey 1968-1972


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