The Alberta Independence Party made application to the Chief Electoral Officer to change the party name to “Independence Party of Alberta”. The request was received and approved, and the change was made effective October 29, 2019.
Registered political parties are required to file annual and campaign period financial statements, including nil statements where applicable. Financial statements include a summary of revenue, expenses, assets and liabilities, and are reviewed by Elections Alberta. Political parties that have revenue or expenses exceeding $1,000 for the reporting period are required to file audited financial statements.
The quarterly reporting requirement came into effect on January 1, 2013, requiring political parties to file reports for contributions received each quarter, including nil reports where applicable. Quarterly reports are disclosed as submitted by the political party.