"....everyone knows I’m the only maverick politician in Canada."
"The name Maverick fits everyone. Anyone can be a maverick at any age," said party leader Jay Hill.
Grafton writes that one of O'Toole's biggest challenges will be keeping Western conservatives happy within his big blue tent.
O'Toole now faces the daunting task of trying to reunite the party.
"Fairness for Western Canada will continue to be on the back burner, if it makes it to the stove at all," said Hill.
Drew Barnes writes that an independent Alberta would have more tools to fight its landlocked status than a provincial Alberta.
"We are thousand of miles away from the people making the decisions and they just don't get it. Something has to change," said Snelgrove
"Distrust in government, a disproportional electoral system, mass immigration, and other factors are poised to meet at the polls next election in a perfect storm of...
Michael Wagner writes that there is little point in pursuing Western independence if the new country looks like the old.
A reader says that Canadians shouldn't hold their breath that any accountability will come in the wake of the growing WE Scandal.