Media releases | December 08, 2022

Public Interest Alberta, a not-for-profit organization committed to advocating for public services and democratic institutions, has issued a statement criticizing the UCP’s Alberta Sovereignty Within a United Canada Act (Bill 1) as unconstitutional.

Executive director of PIA, Bradley Lafortune, said they are concerned about Bill 1 because they feel that it is deeply problematic and unconstitutional, and it also distracts the provincial government from the overlapping crises and issues that everyday Albertans are facing.

“The number one problem with Bill 1 is that we should be focused on the crisis in healthcare, the affordability crisis, the crisis in public education and a whole bunch of other issues that are real priorities for everyday Albertans across the province,” said Lafortune. Read more →