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Background

On December 9, 2020 Bill 46: The Health Statutes Amendment Act, 2020 (No. 2) was passed by the Legislative Assembly with exceptions.

At the February 11, 2021 meeting, the Council of the Alberta Dental Association and College moved and passed the following motions:

COUNCIL MOTION – That the Alberta Dental Association and College move to a single mandated College role as required by Bill 46.

COUNCIL MOTION – That Council moves to accept the name College of Dental Surgeons of Alberta as the new name of the Alberta Dental Regulatory Authority.

COUNCIL MOTION – That the Alberta Dental Association and College move to support the development and growth of an independent dental Association.


Our Commitment to Transparency

The ADA&C acknowledges the importance of transparency as we evolve to being an independent College and an independent Association. We are committed to sharing information, providing answers and facilitating feedback with our membership, the public and our stakeholders.

Council, Administration and Membership will work together in a collaborative and respectful manner to achieve the ultimate goals of:

  1. A College that fulfils the mandate of public protection.
  2. An independent Dental Association that is founded in good governance and is able to provide its membership with all the products, programs, and services that they have come to expect from a strong Association.

Timelines

We have begun the process of reviewing all our products, programs and services, and expect that our full transition will take place within the 18 month timeframe of Bill 46. We will provide updates on a regular basis.


Questions?

We welcome questions from our membership, the public and our stakeholders.

We are committed to addressing all questions as transparently as possible with the information at hand. To submit a question, please email questions@adaandc.com.