Bill 1, also known as the Critical Infrastructure Defence Act had its introduction on February 25. The bill protects an extensive list of “critical infrastructure” from barricades, vandalism, and protests. The Bill classifies a broad range of properties as critical infrastructure-both private and public.
There are many vocal individuals terrified of what the Bill could mean for activism, protests, and freedom of speech. Others are supportive of the Bill, as they foresee the
Bill C-7, which first reached Parliament February 24, is an amendment to some clauses in Bill C-14. Bill C-14 is a law that decriminalized medical assistance in dying (MAID) that was passed in June 2016. Bill C-14 allows MAID to be administered exclusively to patients with incurable conditions and reasonably foreseeable natural deaths. According to Canada.ca, individuals who request MAID must review all means of relieving their ailments before giving informed consent. They mu
The Vermilion-Lloydminster-Wainwright Constituency hosted the Alberta Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, the Honourable Devin Dreeshen, at the Vermilion Agricultural Society on August 9.
MLA Garth Rowswell was thrilled to host area producers and Minister Dreeshen as part of his tour around the province seeking input to the new Farm Freedom & Safety Act.
“The turnout was perfect! I liked the seriousness and quality of individuals that were here. Overall we saw really go
From left, Neil Harris, Keily Stetson, Carol Coleman, and Justin Thompson at the “Cannabis Let’s Talk Alberta” meeting in Vermilion on April 24. Photo Angela Mouly Two sessions of the “Cannabis Let’s Talk Alberta” meeting were held at the Vermilion Regional Centre on April 24.
Carol Coleman and Keily Stetson shared information and resources, and community members and representatives had the opportunity to openly discuss the new legislation and what they would like to see fo