As an Albertan, and as a landowner, I am proud that this Office has been established. Private property rights are important to all of us, as individuals, and together, as a free society. Honouring property rights is a key part of fulfilling our provincial motto – "Strong and Free".

Assessing Property Rights and Land Use in Alberta

Posted with permission from the Alberta Land Institute, this one-year research project focuses on property rights and land use regulation in Alberta.

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Radio Interviews

Lee Cutforth speaks with the Call of the Land radio program about these topics:

2013 Disaster Recovery Programs

The Alberta government has disaster recovery programs to provide financial assistance for homeowners to repair or rebuild their primary residence and other uninsurable property damage and loss.

Property Rights Advocate

Lee Cutforth begins 3-year term as Property Rights Advocate on December 11, 2012.

News Release: Province appoints first Property Rights Advocate

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Photo Credits

Photos B219 (family outdoors) and P625 (man and boy in field) appear courtesy of the Provincial Archives of Alberta. All other photos are property of the Government of Alberta.