Laurentian regime seems intent on alienating Alberta

The federal government has tried to extort political gain from Alberta in exchange for approval of projects, while pushing job-killing policies

Laurentian regime seems intent on alienating AlbertaAlbertans didn’t need to hold their breath for Ottawa’s approval of the Frontier oil sands mine. Reports of massive opposition within the Liberal Party caucus and rumours of an appeasing economic aid package for the province were strong indicators that the federal cabinet had no intention of approving the Frontier mine in northern Alberta. In…

Wexit would solve the country’s malaise

It's time to break apart this dysfunctional nation so the various parts can repair their generations-long problems

Wexit would solve the country’s malaiseBy Colin Alexander Research associate Frontier Centre for Public Policy Canada’s recent federal election result exposes intractable challenges dating from Confederation in 1867. Wexit could allow Alberta to escape from a burden somewhat resembling the maladministration that afflicted Argentina, once one of the world’s richest countries. For the past half century, Canada has not been…

Not the time for Brad Wall to play western alienation card

His argument, however, hits the mark on so many points

Not the time for Brad Wall to play western alienation cardSaskatchewan Premier Brad Wall stoked the fires of western alienation when he suggested this week that equalization dollars should be sent to Ontario and Quebec in a pipeline. Make no mistake, these comments struck a deep chord in the West. After all, the western Canadian identity was forged in the concept of western alienation –…