“Saskatchewan First Act” Passes Final Reading

Mar 16, 2023 | 10:19am

The Saskatchewan First Act is now on its way to the Lieutenant Governor for royal ascent. The act is meant to assert provincial jurisdiction over various aspects of the economy, environment and law, that is usually under the juristiction of the federal government. First Nations groups like the FSIN and the Metis Nation Saskatchewan are […]

Alberta passes sovereignty act, but first strips out sweeping powers to cabinet

Dec 8, 2022 | 9:10am

The Alberta legislature has passed Premier Danielle Smith’s controversial sovereignty act but not before first stripping out the provision that granted Smith’s cabinet the power to bypass the legislature and rewrite laws as it saw fit. Smith’s United Conservative caucus used its majority Wednesday night to pass an amendment to affirm that the Alberta legislature […]