Bill 50: Electric Statutes Amendment Act (Slides and video)

Bill 50: Electric Statutes Amendment Act (Slides and video)


In late 2009 the Alberta Government passed the Electric Statutes Amendment Act (Bill 50). This Act instituted significant changes for transmission line approval processes in Alberta.
Laura Bowman, Staff Counsel with the Environmental Law Centre,  presented a review and answered questions about this bill’s implications.
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