“There is a bit of a political division that unfortunately sometimes takes the place of everything else," Trudeau said.
"I don’t think standing up for my family, my friends, or my neighbours, makes me unpatriotic. Even if it does, I’m willing to take such accusations...
Guest columnist CW Alexander writes that independence gives Alberta the ability to decide its own trade and economic development.
Defence columnist Alex McColl discusses the feasibility and required makeup of an airforce for Alberta, if it went that route.
The new party will get its first baptism of fire on October 26th.
"Westerners are looking for alternatives, and one can’t help thinking that Wexit has missed an opportunity to become a mainstream, credible party, with a real chance...
"To make such a major irreversible change like this, seemingly without a good reason, is not only a failure in marketing, but a failure in judgement....
Independence is a legitimate option for the West, but only if it does so to end overreaching government, not replicate it.
Michael Wagner examines how Ronald Reagan's election in the 1980s gave common cause to Canadian conservatives and Western sovereigntists.
Grafton writes that one of O'Toole's biggest challenges will be keeping Western conservatives happy within his big blue tent.