Trudeau’s special Prairies representative takes conciliatory tone with Calgary audience

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 14, 2020 5:22 pm Updated January 14, 2020 5:23 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The man appointed by the prime minister to be…

‘We’re looking for our own country’: Wexit supporters brave cold in Edmonton for referendum protest Saturday

Around 100 Edmontonians braved the cold on Saturday at the provincial legislature for a protest aimed to get the UCP on board with a secession referendum. “[We’re] letting the politicians know that we are sick. We are not looking for…

WEXIT political party can now run candidates in Canadian federal elections

WEXIT Canada will be on the ballot for Western Canadian voters in the next federal election Elections Canada granted eligibility to the Western separatist group on Friday. READ MORE: Western frustration fuels Wexit separatist movement WEXIT Canada will become an…

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland meeting with Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland will meet once again with Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson on Monday. The pair also met back at the end of November, days after Alberta-born Freeland was named Prime Minster Justin Trudeau’s second in command and…

Scott Moe wants to grow provincial independence

December 30 2019 4:27pm Premier Scott Moe reflects on western alienation and how Saskatchewan moves forward with federal frustrations. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({…

Sask. premier wants to grow provincial independence after year of western alienation

The idea of western alienation became one of the dominant political themes in Saskatchewan and Alberta throughout 2019. Related News Much of this frustration with Ottawa has been spurred policies like the carbon tax, changes to the environmental assessment legislation…

Canadians divided on whether the West has legitimate beef with feds: Ipsos

Canadians are no less divided now than they were just after the election, according to a new Ipsos poll exclusively for Global News. And while clear majorities of respondents in the Prairie provinces say they “have good reason to be…

Alberta ‘needs action’ from federal government to stem western alienation: Toews

Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews told reporters on Tuesday, before meeting with federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, that there is “a real sense of alienation” in the province and that Alberta will need “more than words” from the Trudeau administration…