Treaty 8 chiefs call Wexit a ‘bad idea’ as support for separating from Canada grows in Alberta

Treaty 8 First Nations chiefs issued a joint statement on Tuesday calling for cooler heads to prevail amid indications the desire to separate from Canada is growing among people in Alberta and Saskatchewan. “As chiefs, with our united voices and…

Trudeau addresses Western alienation: ‘It’s extremely important government works for all Canadians’

In his first speech as prime minister of the Liberal minority government, Justin Trudeau addressed major concerns in Alberta and Saskatchewan and the sense of alienation and anger in Western Canada. READ MORE: With the Liberals’ new minority, Trudeau’s greatest…

Preston Manning warns Western alienation could spark separatist surge in Alberta

Former Reform Party leader Preston Manning issued a dire warning for politicians at a luncheon in Calgary Wednesday afternoon. Western separatist sentiment is on the rise, particularly in Alberta and Saskatchewan, Manning told the crowd at the Canadian Club of…

New Angus Reid poll looks at how Albertans feel about Ottawa

January 31 2019 7:04am The results of a new Angus Reid survey suggests people in Western Canada don’t think the federal government treat them fairly. Sarah Kraus reports. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id]…

Canadians in the west, more than those in the east, say Ottawa does not treat them fairly: poll

Nearly three out of four Canadians living west of Ontario believe their province is not treated fairly by the federal government, according to a new poll from the not-for-profit Angus Reid Institute. And Westerners who feel that way — that…