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Smith invokes sovereignty act on green electricity, concedes it’s for symbolic effect

Smith invokes sovereignty act on green electricity, concedes it’s for symbolic effect

Nov 28, 2023 | 8:25am
Premier Danielle Smith invoked Alberta’s sovereignty act on Monday to implement new measures in her fight against Ottawa’s looming clean electricity rules while conceding she didn’t need the act to put the changes in place. Smith said she wanted to invoke the act to send a message that her government is serious about pushing back […]

Saskatchewan and Alberta arguing against plastics ban

Mar 7, 2023 | 12:30pm

The governments of Saskatchewan and Alberta will be appearing virtually in Federal Court today as interveners in a constitutional challenge of Ottawa’s decision to label single-use plastics as toxic substances. Saskatchewan Justice Minister Bronwyn Eyre says the federal government cannot simply declare plastics to be under its environmental jurisdiction. A news release from the province […]