Trudeau’s special representative to the Prairies looking to listen

The Prime Minister’s new special representative to the Prairies says he will be focusing on current challenges as well as looking to the future. “We recognize this is a very tough moment,” Manitoba MP Jim Carr said. “The pain is…

Alberta’s ‘Fair Deal Panel’ holds town hall in Calgary

Alberta’s “Fair Deal Panel” is making its way across Alberta, holding a town hall in Calgary on Tuesday night. The panel is made up of current and former politicians along with business, Indigenous and legal leaders. Related News They have…

After meeting with Trudeau, Kenney says next few weeks critical for Alberta-Ottawa relations

Both Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and the federal Liberal government are describing a meeting Tuesday between Kenney and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as a frank and realistic discussion. But after the meeting, Kenney said the next few weeks will be…

Jason Kenney bringing 5 demands to Justin Trudeau: ‘We are simply asking for a fair deal’

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are set to meet face-to-face Tuesday, for the first time since voters in that province threw out all of its Liberal MPs. Kenney had made the case for months leading up…

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.