What are Albertans saying about Wexit?

While some Albertans are feeling a sense of alienation from the rest of the country, there is a group that is pushing for separation. Provincial affairs reporter Tom Vernon sits down with 630 CHED’s Ryan Jespersen and Global News Radio…

Majority of Canadians believe we are more divided than ever: Ipsos poll

December 9 2019 8:47pm The uneasy feeling that the country is more divided now is simmering across Canada, especially in Alberta and Saskatchewan, according to an Ipsos poll. Gord Steinke and Linda Olsen speak with Kyle Braid with Ipsos for…

Political panel discusses what Albertans are saying about equalization

Provincial affairs reporter Tom Vernon sits down with 630 CHED’s Ryan Jespersen and Global News Radio 770 CHQR’s Danielle Smith to talk more about equalization and how it plays a role in western alienation. Jespersen and Smith talk about what…

Calgary professor discusses past and present factors behind Western alienation

Lisa Young, a University of Calgary political science professor, sits down with Joel Senick to discuss the similarities and differences behind the Western alienation sentiment in Alberta following the 2019 federal election and that of past movements.

Scheer reinforces plans to remain party leader, warns against internal fighting in UCP speech

November 30 2019 12:56pm Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer reinforced his plans to stay on as party leader despite some pushback for him to step aside during his speech at the United Conservative Party’s annual general meeting in Calgary on…

Premier Jason Kenney welcomes Deputy Prime Minister Freeland to Alberta

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland arrived in Alberta to speak with Premier Jason Kenney about finding common ground, having positive conversations and listening to Western Canadians. Kenney mentioned Freeland grew up in Peace River, where her father still farms.

Freeland in Alberta to meet with Kenney, Iveson in first trip since being named deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland will be in Alberta on Monday for meetings with Western leaders in the first trip of her new role. Freeland, formerly the minister of foreign affairs, was promoted in last week’s cabinet shuffle and named…

Senator Doug Black talks about minority government, lack of Liberal representative in Alberta

Following the federal election, Canada now has a minority government. Furthermore, there is no Liberal representative in Alberta. Senator Doug Black is part of the newly formed Canadian Senator’s group and says Alberta and Ottawa have “likely not been further…