Screwing the West to Pay the Rest

April 23, 2019 admin 0

By – F.L. Ted Morton April 3, 2018 Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in Canada Daniel Béland , André Lecours , Gregory P. Marchildon , Haizhen Mou and M. Rose Olfert University of Toronto Press, 2017, pp. 114 Reviewed by F.L. Ted Morton I’ve been saying and writing negative things about Read More…

Temporary Alberta Patriots?

March 3, 2019 admin 2

Justin Trudeau came to power with the goal of shutting down Alberta’s fossil fuel industry. He has been very successful so far, killing off the Northern Gateway and Energy East pipelines and helping to delay the expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. As a result, tens of thousands of Albertans Read More…

Vivian Krause: The cash pipeline opposing Canadian oil pipelines

January 11, 2019 admin 0

The anti-pipeline machine is a “directed, network campaign,” a new breed of professional, staged activism   The suspension of the National Energy Board’s review of the Energy East pipeline review can be traced back to anti-pipeline activism and controversy stemming from a story published by The National Observer.  On the Read More…

Does the West Want Out?

January 3, 2019 admin 0

Dr. Barry Cooper December 2, 2018 In the past couple of weeks, a retired senior oil executive, Gwyn Morgan, a former premier of Saskatchewan, Brad Wall, and a veteran journalist, Don Braid, all commented publicly on the current position of Alberta in Canada. They agreed on the nature of the Read More…

2019 and the Future of Alberta Separatism

November 23, 2018 admin 11

By Michael Wagner The future of Alberta separatism is bright. The anticipated elections of 2019 are likely to result in circumstances that generate increasing support for Alberta independence. With Jason Kenney as Alberta’s premier, and Justin Trudeau as Canada’s prime minister, the stage will be set for a potentially large-scale Read More…

Robin Hood on steroids

September 13, 2018 admin 0

By: Jake Fuss on August 20, 2018 There is a long tradition in western civilization of redistributing wealth to reduce social inequality. It has served as both the inspiration for voluntary charity and the justification for mandatory taxation. Governments not only tax wealthy individuals to subsidize poor ones, but many also take Read More…