Alberta invokes sovereignty act for first time over federally proposed clean electricity plan

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith speaks to reporters about plans for invoking her government's debated Sovereignty Act in response to proposed federal clean energy regulations. The motion also calls for Alberta to explore creating a Crown corporation to play a role in Alberta’s privatized power system in order to provide electricity should the green grid risk leaving citizens without an adequate baseload of power. (Nov. 27, 2023)