“Now is a great time to be building a pipeline because you can’t have protests of more than 15 people,” Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage said.
Now is a great time for the United Conservative governing party to cancel blanket environmental protections that have been in place since the 1970s and making it easier to develop open-pit coal mines in some of the province’s most ecologically sensitive areas.
Now is a great time for the United Conservative Party MLAs to not show up to engage with any of the major Black Lives Matter demonstrations.
Now is a great time for UCP Justice Minister to bring in changes to the Victims of Crime Act that will allow raiding the Victims of Crime Fund and divert that money to police budgets.
Now is a great time for the UCP to seek to duplicate the parole board, creating one controlled by the Alberta government that will keep more people in prison.
Now is a great time for the UCP to push for more RCMP policing in rural communities, but not fund it–forcing those communities to cut their own program spending to pay for more cops.
Now is a great time for‘Bill 1,’ the Critical Infrastructure Defence Act. the draconian anti-protestor bill that, had it been in effect weeks ago, would have criminalized the Black Lives Matter marches in Calgary. It is seen as an unconstitutional attack on civil rights and radically targeted against Indigenous people.
Now is a great time for the UCP to purge the entire committee which vets provincial court judges and stack it with UCP donors and party insiders saddling the judiciary with partisan appointments that will last for decades.
Now is a great time for the UCP government to sell native grassland despite promises no Crown land would be sold
Now is a great time for the Alberta Energy Regulator to suspend environmental monitoring for the oilpatch and include suspensions for open-pit oilsands mines and all oil and gas operators.
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