Alberta Versus The Federal Leviathan

March 26, 2018 admin 0

Alberta versus the Federal Leviathan By Michael Wagner In 2016, Vancouver lawyer David D. Chesman wrote a master’s thesis in political science at the University of British Columbia entitled “Whither Leviathan: Canadian Federalism and Alberta.” The “Leviathan” in the title refers to the federal government when it becomes oppressive by Read More…

A Legal Pathway to Alberta Independence

March 15, 2018 admin 2

A Legal Pathway to Alberta Independence By Michael Wagner In August 1998 the Supreme Court of Canada inadvertently created a pathway for Alberta independence. In the Reference Re Secession of Quebec decision, the court established that the federal government was required to negotiate with Quebec if a clear majority of Read More…