Kent Report concludes Minister Madu did not interfere in administration of justice; Opposition says UCP’s own investigation proves Madu cannot remain in Cabinet
Alberta

Kent Report concludes Minister Madu did not interfere in administration of justice; Opposition says UCP’s own investigation proves Madu cannot remain in Cabinet

News ReleaseKent Report: Statement from Premier Kenney Premier Jason Kenney issued the following statement on the release of the Kent Report: “On Feb. 15, the clerk of executive council received the report from former Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Adèle Kent with respect to a phone call made by Minister Kaycee Madu to Chief Dale … Continue reading

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Setting clear rules for police to respect rights
Alberta

Setting clear rules for police to respect rights

News ReleaseSetting clear rules for police to respect rights Alberta’s government has introduced legislation that would outright prohibit carding and standardize street checks. Bill 63, the Police (Street Checks and Carding) Amendment Act, 2021, would continue the work to reform policing in Alberta. The proposed bill formalizes the ban on carding and guides how street checks … Continue reading

Provincial police force study moves ahead
Alberta

Provincial police force study moves ahead

News Release Provincial police force study moves ahead PwC Canada will provide the government with an independent assessment of a possible transition to an Alberta provincial police service. During the Fair Deal Panel’s consultations, Albertans expressed their frustrations with the RCMP. Concerns included: The force is overly bureaucratic RCMP members have a limited connection to … Continue reading