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What is Bill 46 and why does it need to die?

 

Bill 46 is legislation designed to violate and diminish the rights of Albertans. The Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta is planning to pass this bill in November.

Kill Bill 46 Guide to Action and Fact-Sheets

Click here to download [pdf] a helpful guide all about Bill 46 and why it may violate your land-owner rights in Alberta.

More about Bill 46 — The Alberta Utilities Commission Act:

  • Authorizes the Commission to make an order or decision without giving public notice and without holding a hearing;
  • Gives the proposed Alberta Utilities Commission the power to prevent landowners and the affected public from making verbal representations, even if a hearing is held;
  • Restricts the ability of landowners and the affected public from to hire outside legal counsel when intervening in regulatory hearings;
  • Eliminates any requirement for industry to prove a transmission line is needed by the public, or is in the best interest of the public. Allows the Board to compel individuals to appear before them, provide incriminating testimony, and gives the Board the power to jail individuals that are in contempt; and
  • Is retroactive to June 1, 2003.

This legislation impacts the rights of all Albertans. Speak up now. Tell the government to Kill Bill 46 and hold a public inquiry into the goings on of Alberta’s Energy and Utilities Board.

Follow the links on the right to view more details and analysis. To join the fight and take action against Bill 46, visit the Action page. Check out the Events page for information meetings, rallies and other events in your area.

5 Comments

  1. Heard on CBC about a Nov 1 meeting in High River but could not find it on the events calander- please advise

  2. OPEN PUBLIC FORUM IN LACOMBE
    NOVEMBER 7th, STARTS at 6:30 PM

    The Kill BILL wbsite currently has the wrong time and will be updated to reflect 6:30 PM

  3. Joe…

    Can you call me ASAP on a time sensitive matter

    403-288-3130 or 403-860-5002

    Thanks

    Mike Sawyer

  4. 🙂

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