New Wexit party needs to do for the West for the Bloc did for Quebec: interim leader

The new interim leader of the Wexit Canada says his party needs to do for the West what the Bloc Quebecois has done for advocating that province’s interests. In an interview with The West Block‘s Mercedes Stephenson, former Conservative MP…

Former Harper government House leader becomes interim leader of Wexit Canada

A veteran politician who once served as House leader in Stepher Harper’s Conservative government was named the interim leader of a political party seeking for Western Canada to secede from the rest of the country. Late Tuesday afternoon, Wexit Canada…

Alberta NDP says Kenney wise to delay fair deal report given Ottawa’s COVID-19 aid

Alberta’s Opposition leader says it’s a good idea for Premier Jason Kenney to delay releasing a report from his “fair deal” panel, given the federal government has outshone his efforts to help Albertans through the COVID-19 pandemic. “Our premier’s primary…

Alberta’s ‘Fair Deal Panel’ submits report; public won’t see it until ‘worst’ of COVID-19 is over

The province said Saturday that its “Fair Deal Panel” has submitted its final report, which contains an assessment of viewpoints on Alberta’s role in the country, but it will not be released “until the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic is…

FCP and Wexit members to vote on merging into Wildrose Independence Party of Alberta

Members of the Freedom Conservative Party and the Wexit Alberta group will vote June 29 on whether to unite into one political party. In a news release Monday, the two groups announced that an agreement in principle had been struck…

Former Reform Party leader Preston Manning talks Western alienation in Calgary

Former Calgary Southwest MP and Official Opposition leader Preston Manning discussed Western alienation during a talk in Calgary on Tuesday, on the heels of his book’s release last week. Do Something! 365 Ways You Can Strengthen Canada outlines how people…

Former PM Jean Chretien scoffs at notion national unity is under threat in Canada

Jean Chretien scoffs at the notion that Indigenous protests and western alienation are a threat to Canada’s national unity. The former Liberal prime minister said Tuesday that Canada has suffered worse threats in the past and has always managed to…

COMMENTARY: Ignore the Buffalo Declaration, but don’t ignore what’s happening in Alberta

The so-called “Buffalo Declaration” may or may not have any or all of the answers as to what’s ailing Confederation or how best to address it, but it would be dangerous to the cause of national unity to pretend as…

Buffalo Declaration: A deeper look at the latest display of Alberta’s discontent

Albertan members of Parliament issued a call to action Thursday, warning that a referendum on independence is inevitable — unless the Liberal government steps up and creates constitutional change. The Buffalo Declaration was signed by four MPs from Alberta: Calgary-Nose…

Alberta MPs issue Buffalo Declaration to call on Ottawa to address western alienation

Four Conservative MPs have published an online manifesto decrying what they call the unfair treatment of Alberta within Confederation and a lack of acknowledgement in Canada that the province is a “culturally distinct region.” On Thursday afternoon, Calgary-Nose Hill MP…