Empowering Free Inquiry: An Act to Protect Free Expression at Alberta’s Public Colleges and Universities

Universities are unique institutions. Their pursuit of knowledge and truth – the central purpose of universities – has been a cornerstone supporting and strengthening the liberty that undergirds our democracy political culture and key social and political institutions. Without this committed pursuit of truth, the preservation of the free society would be undermined, and so would be fundamental notions of justice, fairness and the rule of law.

Submitted to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta