The government has established a working group to protect Albertans by combating the growing public safety threat posed by liquor store robberies and thefts.
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 the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling on B.C.’s attempt to stop shipments of Alberta oil.
The Alberta Sheriffs have shut down a drug house that was creating an unsafe environment for residents of a Lethbridge neighbourhood.
Alberta’s large industrial emitters will benefit from an improved system to manage emissions in the new year.
Alberta’s Minister of Justice and Solicitor General Doug Schweitzer provides the following statement on the imposition of the federal government’s carbon tax.
Investigators from Alberta Sheriffs and Lethbridge police have teamed up to stop criminal activity at a drug house on the city’s north side.
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.
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.