Surface rights meeting March 8

The Alberta Surface Rights Federation holds its annual general meeting on March 8. The day-long event at Camrose’s Norsemen Inn begins with registration at 9 a.m.

The Alberta Surface Rights Federation holds its annual general meeting on March 8.

The day-long event at Camrose’s Norsemen Inn begins with registration at 9 a.m.

Speakers include lawyer Peter Dobbie of the Farmers’ Advocate Office, property rights advocate and lawyer Lee Cutforth and Wildrose MLA Joe Anglin on power lines and wind turbines. Registration is $25, with payment at the door.

The federation, which protects landowners’ rights against unwanted development and incursions by government and industry, is made up of local surface rights groups, including ones in Big Valley, Castor, Eckville, Pine Lake, Ponoka and Three Hills.

More information is available online at www.albertasurfacerights.ca.

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