Resolutions

Following is a listing of Resolutions broken down by year. If you have any questions or concerns, please Contact Us.

2010

WHEREAS the use of handheld cell phones contributes to driver distraction and is a factor in 20 per cent of all road accidents; and WHEREAS Newfoundland and Labrador became the...

Response:

Alberta's Distracted Driver Legislation came into effect September 1, 2011 and includes a fine of $172 for the use of handheld cellular devices while...
WHEREAS the Fort Saskatchewan Policing Committee, along with the R.C.M.P. detachment and municipal enforcement section, support the initiative to focus on the importance, the awareness...

Response:

Minister of Transportation Luke Ouellette's response is attached.
WHEREAS efficient crime lab services are essential to police investigative abilities; and WHEREAS long delays in processing evidence impairs the ability of police services to...
WHEREAS Alberta is experiencing an ongoing lack of federal prosecutorial capacity; and WHEREAS due to the increase in illegal drug, gang and organized crime related activities in...
WHEREAS Alberta police services are responsible for control and operation of the Arrest Processing Unit in their jurisdiction; and WHEREAS Arrest Processing Units were previously a...
WHEREAS Police Services in the province regularly come into contact with offenders with substance abuse addictions and mental health related issues; and WHEREAS sentencing offenders...
WHEREAS Alberta does not have missing persons legislation; and WHEREAS police are not able to conduct a thorough investigation upon receipt of a missing persons report, due to...

Response:

In May of 2011, the Alberta Government passed the new Missing Persons Act (not yet proclaimed in effect), giving police greater access to records...
WHEREAS we live in a society that now relies heavily on mobile communication, and; WHEREAS there should be no difference in the level of safety available pursuant to a 9-1-1 call...

Response:

The link below is to the CRTC letter in response, dated November 19, 2010.