It is getting increasingly difficult for the media and political classes to dismiss the independence movement any longer.
"After 17 years of working in Parliament I have reluctantly recognized that the West will never be treated fairly," said Wexit Canada leader Jay Hill.
Members of Wexit Saskatchewan will vote on choosing "Buffalo Party" as their new name.
With a fall election around the corner, the new Wexit Saskatchewan Party is preparing for its first big fight.
“Whatever the government wants to do to chop us off at the knees - it’s not going to work,” Downing said. "