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Alberta launches consultations on street checks

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 @ 2:59 PM | By Ian Burns

The government of Alberta's decision to undertake community consultations on street checks, also known as carding, is being praised by members of the province's legal community.

Steven Penney, University of Alberta Faculty of LawThe first phase of the consultation process, which begins this week, involves a survey of community groups from across the province, which will include questions about how police interact with the public, collection of personal information and police officer training. Participants are being given six weeks to provide a response, after which the...