Albertans feel worse off, are spending less than any other province in Canada: Ipsos poll

A new Ipsos poll showed Alberta residents feel worse off financially than those of any other province in Canada.  On average, 28 per cent of Canadian respondents said they were cutting down on essential spending, but that number rises to…

Albertans feel worse off, are spending less than any other province in Canada: Ipsos poll

A new Ipsos poll showed Alberta residents feel worse off financially than those of any other province in Canada.  On average, 28 per cent of Canadian respondents said they were cutting down on essential spending, but that number rises to…

Western frustration fuels Wexit separatist movement

The group pushing for western independence from Canada says people are flocking to the separatist movement, and support is coming from all across the Prairie provinces. Interest in Wexit, or “western exit,” has exploded since the October federal election. The…

Buffalo Project seeks ‘bold new vision,’ better deal for Western Canada

A group of self-described concerned citizens have been quietly backing the Saskatchewan and Alberta premiers as they seek a new deal for Western Canada. The Buffalo Project’s members are frustrated federalists that support a unified Canada, but think western provinces…

Edmonton mayor plans to promote food and timber while in Ottawa

Mayor Don Iveson test drove one message Monday night when he huddled at Edmonton City Hall with Deputy Prime Minister Christia Freeland. It went so well, he’s going to use it again in Ottawa in meetings with other cabinet ministers…

‘No excitement at all’ as auctions for oilpatch drilling rights on track for record low

A key indicator of future oil and gas drilling activity in Western Canada is sliding lower as the industry deals with a lack of pipeline capacity, Alberta oil production curtailments and difficulty accessing capital markets. Sales of Crown drilling rights —…

Kim Campbell on Wexit and why Canada is so divided

Former prime minister of Canada Kim Campbell spoke with Global News anchor Farah Nasser recently and spoke about the division the country is experiencing, saying discussions can’t happen if they’re being prefaced with “positions of hostility.” She also addressed the…

Elizabeth May calls out Jason Kenney: ‘There is no planet called Alberta’

Federal Green Party Leader Elizabeth May made her position on the western separation movement and Jason Kenney’s approach to climate change very clear while speaking in Ottawa on Friday. May was answering media questions following her meeting with Justin Trudeau,…

Separatist sentiment in Alberta, Saskatchewan at ‘historic’ highs: Ipsos poll

The uneasy feeling that the country is more divided now is simmering across Canada, especially in Alberta and Saskatchewan, according to a new Ipsos poll. In fact, Ipsos senior vice-president Kyle Braid says the polling figures out of Alberta and…

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe wants to meet with Justin Trudeau soon

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 29, 2019 2:14 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says there’s been some back and forth with the Prime Minister’s…