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Protesters in Calgary, Edmonton call for Bill 1 to be repealed - 2020-07-11

F0.png Protesters in Calgary, Edmonton call for Bill 1 to be repealed July 11, 2020, Kaylen Small, Global News

Hundreds turned out to protests in Calgary and Edmonton on Saturday, calling for the Alberta government to repeal Bill 1, the Critical Infrastructure Defence Act.

The bill, which passed on May 28, protects essential infrastructure by creating offences for trespassing, interfering with operations or causing damage, according to the province.

The government said the bill builds on existing trespassing laws with a few changes:

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{{cite news | first = Kaylen | last = Small | title = Protesters in Calgary, Edmonton call for Bill 1 to be repealed | url = https://globalnews.ca/news/7166641/calgary-edmonton-bill-1-protests/ | work = Global News | date = July 11, 2020 | accessdate = July 12, 2020 }}