Alberta legislation that could hike gas prices may be unconstitutional, B.C. attorney general says
As quoted:British Columbia’s attorney general is threatening to sue if a new law introduced in Alberta causes gasoline prices in B.C. to skyrocket.
David Eby says it’s unconstitutional for one province to use energy policy to punish another province, and B.C. is prepared to take legal action against Alberta.
“If there is anything in this legislation that even suggests the possibility of discrimination against British Columbians we will take every step necessary to protect the interests of British Columbians,” Eby said.
The Alberta government introduced legislation that would allow for the restriction of oil, gasoline and natural gas leaving that province, which could cause fuel prices in B.C. to jump.