Fifty-First CPA Regional Conference, Alberta
Speaker Gene Zwozdesky welcomed approximately 80 legislators and observers for the 51st CPA Regional Conference held in Edmonton from July 14-20, 2013. Delegations came from every Canadian jurisdiction except British Columbia and Manitoba whose legislatures were still in session. Among the special guests were Martin Penn, MNA from the British Virgin Islands, Michael Poley, Speaker of the Tasmania Legislature and Charnit Singh Atwai, Speaker of the Punjab Legislature. Representing the Secretary General of the CPA was Meenaksi Dhar, Assistant Director of Programs with the CPA Secretariat in London.