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Alberta premier considers amending sovereignty act

The Alberta Sovereignty Within a United Canada Act has received mixed reactions since its introduction last week. Constitutional experts say the proposed legislation is undemocratic as it grants sweeping powers to the provincial cabinet, while critics say it’s not necessary in the first place. ‘The West Block’ host Mercedes Stephenson spoke with Alberta Premier Danielle Smith about why she felt the act was necessary, and what message she’s trying to send to Ottawa.