The Alberta Act, 1905
(Renamed Alberta Act, 1905)

Document Summary:
This act creates the province of Alberta. Important sections:

  • Section 9: Designates Edmonton as the capital.

  • Section 22: Divides all properties, assets and debts of the North-west Territories between Alberta and Saskatchewan.

  • Section 21: Crown maintains control of "lands, mines and minerals and royalties."