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 5

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…

Out Interim Leader

August 20, 2018 admin 0

Our Interim Leader, Sharon Maclise, is a veteran of Alberta’s conservative Grassroots politics and has been actively fighting for the best interests of Alberta since she joined the Reform Party in 1989. She was invited to run for nomination as a candidate in the 1993 federal election but was raising a young family Read More…

Jay Hill: The case for western independence

July 30, 2018 admin 3

By Jay Hill As I’ve interacted with countless folks over this summer, many here in Canada’s heartland of the Prairies have voiced their belief that a strong case can be made that Confederation is no longer working in the best interests of the West, particularly Alberta and Saskatchewan As I’ve Read More…

Western Alienation: An Eastern Marxist Concept

June 6, 2018 admin 0

By Michael Wagner   For decades, Professor Barry Cooper of the University of Calgary has been a prominent intellectual defender of Alberta and the West. More than anyone else, he has written about the distinct political identity of the prairie West. Importantly, Cooper has challenged the notion of “western alienation” Read More…

Alberta Freedom Alliance interim leader visits Edson

May 20, 2018 admin 0

Click this link to listen to the Western Independence radio show on Omny –  https://omny.fm/shows/danielle-smith/western-independence The Alberta Freedom Alliance (AFA) is not an official political party in the province, but they’re working on it. The interim leader of the alliance was in Edson on April 28 and the Edson Leader sat Read More…

Albertan Identity and Anti-Albertanism in the East

May 18, 2018 admin 0

By Michael Wagner Although Prime Minister Justin Trudeau believes that Canada is the “first postnational state’’ and has ‘‘no core identity,’’ most Canadians throughout history have probably believed otherwise. Before the late twentieth century, for example, English-speaking Canada had a notable British flavour to it, whereas Quebec has always had a distinct identity Read More…