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British Columbia files constitutional challenge of Alberta legislation

Press Release

May 22, 2018

VICTORIA – The Government of British Columbia has filed a statement of claim in Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench.

The Attorney General of B.C. is bringing this action, based on public interest standing on behalf of British Columbians, challenging the constitutionality of Alberta’s Preserving Canada’s Economic Prosperity Act.

The complete statement of claim is available online:

Attorney General David Eby is available to media via teleconference today, May 22, 2018, at noon (Pacific time).


Ministry of Attorney General
778 678-1572

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