Resolutions

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

2014

WHEREAS The Alberta Solicitor General has established a Law Enforcement Framework; and, WHEREAS Strategic Direction 9 calls for the development of a model to distribute the costs...

Response:

The Alberta government continues to explore ways to ensure the costs of local policing are distributed in an equitable, transparent, and sustainable...
WHEREAS drivers under the influence of drugs pose a danger to themselves and other users of the highway, and; WHEREAS section 253 of the Criminal Code makes it an offense to operate...

Response:

The Drugs and Driving Committee (DD C) of the Canadian Society of Forensic Science has undertaken research into whether per se levels can be...
WHEREAS privacy laws are necessary to protect the personal information of all members of society and more specifically vulnerable persons, including persons with mental health issues,...

Response:

The Government of Alberta has identified the need to ensure that information sharing practices within government, and with service agencies and...
WHEREAS mediation has been shown to be a valid alternative dispute resolution mechanism for resolving public complaints; and WHEREAS confidentiality is a vital component of the...

Response:

In finding this to be in support of the AAPG's primary objective to support best practice in civilian governance and oversight of police, JSG will...
WHEREAS mediation and other informal resolution techniques have been shown to be valid alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms for resolving public complaints; and WHEREAS...

Response:

The AAPG's primary objective is to support best practices in civilian governance and oversight of police. The statutory withdrawal of a complaint...

2013

WHEREAS the establishment of School Resource Officers is a high priority for Police Oversight Authorities, School Boards and the Province of Alberta; WHEREAS there is inadequate...

Response:

With respect to the resolution seeking financial support for School Resource Officers. I can advise that, while I support this resolution in...
WHEREAS the Alberta Association of Police Governance (AAPG) is committed to facilitating changes that improve public safety; and, WHEREAS the public and police services expressed a...

Response:

With respect to the resolution for giving police powers to seize vehicles and suspend the licenses of excessive speeders, the Government of Alberta...
WHEREAS in 2011, the Government of Alberta recognized the growing concerns expressed by the general public and law enforcement regarding the hazards imposed by distracted drivers on...

Response:

In response to the resolution on distracted driving, the issue of assigning demerit points to the offence is under review by the Ministry of...
WHEREAS a significant rise in cell phone use has resulted in an increase in the number of misdialed or accidental calls to 911; and, WHEREAS unintentional calls from wireless...

Response:

We recognize the importance of addressing the issues affecting Canadians and the organizations that are directly impacted by pocket dialling,...

2012

WHEREAS Health Canada currently licenses persons to cultivate and smoke marijuana without said persons having to register their license with their local police authorities or health...

Response:

Response received from Health Canada and Solicitor General's Office, see attached letters.

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