Doug Schweitzer, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, issued the following statement on Alberta’s reference to the Alberta Court of Appeal related to the federal carbon tax.
Minister Schweitzer was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 16, 2019, as the MLA for Calgary-Elbow.
A dedicated husband, father of two young girls and a long-serving community volunteer, Schweitzer has a strong record of public service, including previously raising funds for military families and serving as Vice Chair of the Calgary Drug Treatment Court. He is passionate about restoring Alberta’s promise – an Alberta in which, no matter where you came from, if you worked hard, you could succeed.
Schweitzer was a partner at a leading Alberta law firm as a restructuring and bankruptcy lawyer. This experience gave him a first-hand view of the staggering impacts of failed policies that have led to job losses, economic stagnation and a loss of hope.
Doug Schweitzer was appointed as Alberta’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General on April 30, 2019. He is committed to working with Alberta’s prosecutors, police and justice system to improve public safety, address rural crime, and make Alberta a leader in combating human trafficking.
Schweitzer’s extensive legal experience make him uniquely positioned to get to work on day one and deliver results for Albertans.
Doug Schweitzer, Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, issued the following statement on Human Rights Day.
Alberta is adding more than 500 RCMP positions in rural communities across the province and fostering new public safety partnership with municipalities.
Government will put a temporary freeze on new
photo radar devices as it consults with municipalities
and police on the future of photo radar.
Government has introduced Bill 23 that would ensure an automatic name change of the Court of Queen’s Bench to the Court of King’s Bench during the reign of a king.
The Alberta Sheriffs have obtained a court order
closing an Edmonton rental suite being used for
Alberta will participate in the proposed class action,
filed in B.C., to recoup costs of opioids from opioid
manufacturers and distributors.
Brian Summers has been appointed as a Master in
Chambers of the Edmonton Court of Queen’s
Alberta will act to protect hard-working farmers from aggressive, illegal protests.