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Albertans who have been affected by the increase in rural crime shared their experiences and provided feedback on ways to address rural crime, including: community safety, policing and crime reduction measures.
Results under review
Who is listening
Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General
The online survey closed November 1, 2019. Thank you for your input, we are currently reviewing your feedback.
The minister of Justice and Solicitor General visited communities across the province to hear from residents, business owners, rural crime watch groups and local officials.
- Bill 27: the Trespass Statutes (Protecting Law-abiding Property Owners) Act was introduced on November 19, 2019 to strengthen protections for property owners and ensure trespassers face the proper consequences for their actions.
- Bill 19: the Corrections (Alberta Parole Board) Amendment Act was introduced on June 1, 2020 to create the Alberta Parole Board to provide a fairer, faster, more responsive and responsible justice system.
Additional actions continue to be considered as part of implementing our rural crime strategy.
Last updated: June 24, 2020