"Without transferring a net $20 billion a year to Ottawa, we would retain the freedom to either increase our own spending ... or to drastically cut...
Eastern governments - unwilling to alter the status quo - will rightly ask us, "what are you going to do about it?"
A reader says that the premier and panel is wrong to take independence off the table.
If Albertans were expecting their government to do battle with Ottawa, well, they got dressed up for nothing.
Things are different this time. Support for Alberta independence is no longer relegated to the fringe. It is a growing movement which is only a charismatic...
A large poll conducted exclusively for the Western Standard finds that between 45% and 48% of Albertans would vote for independence.
The least the provincial government could do is release the Fair Deal Panel report, and allow Albertans to start looking forward to a more prosperous Alberta.
There is clearly a huge disconnect with what Kenney said in November, namely, that what was required was “bold action, urgently completed” and “now”!