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    Minister Tyler Shandro

    Tyler Shandro was sworn in as Minister of Justice on October 24, 2022.

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Mandate letter

The Premier's mandate letter to the Minister of Justice outlines the objectives and priorities of the work they will focus on in their role.

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Our responsibilities

Promoting safe communities by:

  • providing custodial and community supervision
  • prosecuting serious and violent crime cases

Improving access to justice by:

  • sharing information to help resolve legal issues
  • providing legal representation for those in need

Providing legal and strategic services to government by:

  • representing ministries in matters before the courts and tribunals
  • drafting public government bills, regulations and Orders in Council

In focus

Alberta Police Service transition study

We are studying whether a made-in-Alberta provincial police service can improve public safety and build safer communities for everyone in Alberta, no matter where they live.

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Latest news

  • Dec 06, 2022

    Government has introduced amendments to Bill 1 that would provide clarity and certainty.

  • Dec 06, 2022

    Alberta’s attorney general has introduced legislation that will reduce red tape, increase access to the justice system and allow the Legislative Assembly Security Service to carry firearms. 

  • Dec 05, 2022

    Alberta’s government is fulfilling a platform commitment to abolish adverse possession, also known as “squatter’s rights.” 

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