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Look, I’m not saying this to be a fear mongerer or anything. I sincerely believe that the current UCP government is an active threat to democracy. What follows is a thread of why I believe that to be so. #abpoli #ableg
Let’s start with suppression. These are attempts to mitigate opposition to his regime #abpoli #ableg
Starting from before his premiership, @jkenney was in a bit of trouble. Reports of UCP members not recieving voter codes if they were in opposition to him began to crop up. RCMP investigate. #abpoli #ableg
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One of the most odious aspects of Mr @jkenney's draconian, authoritarian #Bill1 (Critical Infrastructure Defence Act) is it criminalizes peaceful public protests/marches down city streets–like the #BLM protests in #YYC yesterday
I explain how dangerous this is below– #THREAD 1/12
#Bill1 defines as "essential infrastructure" a highway as defined in the Traffic Safety Act––thoroughfare, street, road, trail, avenue, parkway, driveway, viaduct, lane, alley, square, bridge, causeway, trestleway [public or private, incl *SIDEWALKS*, ditches, ROWs]

#ableg 2/12
#Bill1 also defines as "essential infrastructure" a prov'l highway, transport. facility, transport. system or urban rail transit system as defined in the Hwys Devel'pmnt & Protection Act––which is also incredibly broad & includes *anything* Cabinet designates as such!
#ableg 3/12
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