The percentage of people supporting independence jumps significantly if the other three Western provinces join in.
"Jason Kenney and the Tories are faced with the same political choice that Jim Prentice was: turn right and nip the Wildrose in the bud, or...
"Kenney faces major problems as Trudeau serves up his next spoonful of bitter medicine for the West."
The UCP is vulnerable on its right flank and the WIP is already taking up that slack.
A large poll conducted exclusively for the Western Standard finds that between 45% and 48% of Albertans would vote for independence.