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…

‘Right thing for a premier to do:’ Saskatchewan’s Scott Moe reflects on Pride parade

Before Scott Moe participated in his first Pride parade earlier this year, the Saskatchewan premier ran it past his young adult daughter. Moe says he takes advice in a big way from the women in his life: his wife, Krista,…

Western frustration fuels Wexit separatist movement

This story is part of a special on western alienation. Click here for more coverage.  The group pushing for western independence from Canada says people are flocking to the separatist movement, and support is coming from all across the Prairie…

Saskatchewan premier wants more immigration control, considers provincial income tax collection

Saskatchewan is continuing to explore expanding its autonomy within Canada. Premier Scott Moe said officials have requested more authority over immigration into the province, and Saskatchewan collecting its own income tax is also being considered. This builds on Saskatchewan planning…

Moe says separation will ‘never’ be in best interest of province

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe spoke Tuesday about ongoing feelings of Western alienation and the idea of separation, stressing that the idea of separation would “never” be in the best interest of the province because it won’t solve the frustrations felt…

Elizabeth May calls out Jason Kenney: ‘There is no planet called Alberta’

Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May made her position on the western separation movement and Jason Kenney’s approach to climate change very clear while speaking in Ottawa on Friday. May was answering media questions following her meeting with Justin Trudeau,…

Trudeau describes willingness to work with Saskatchewan in Moe meeting account

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) is offering their own account of what Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe described as a “disappointing” meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The two leaders met Tuesday morning, to discuss Saskatchewan issues like the carbon tax,…

Sask. premier exploring further provincial autonomy after ‘disappointing’ Trudeau meeting

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe said he is looking at ways to expand provincial autonomy after meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa on Tuesday morning. “We’re going to look at opportunities to expand our provincial autonomy. That includes expanding…