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Alberta passes amended sovereignty act

CA, 09 Dec 2022
Alberta's governing United Conservative Party has passed its controversial sovereignty act, but removed a provision which would have given Premier Danielle Smith extraordinary powers.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Alberta government is looking to pick a fight with Ottawa by introducing the legislation, which he is not interested in engaging.

Global's Eric Sorensen explains why the act is still causing controversy despite the changes, including how Indigenous leaders see the act as a threat to their rights.

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