Not the time for Wall to play alienation card

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall stoked the fires of western alienation when he suggested this week that equalization dollars should be sent to Ontario and Quebec in a pipeline. Make no mistake, these comments struck a deep chord in the West. After all, the western Canadian identity was forged in the concept of western alienation – the idea that Canada’s four western provinces have

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Oil patch could benefit from NDP win

There is great consternation in Alberta’s energy sector. As people across Alberta clamor to figure out what the seismic political shift means, there is deep concern in downtown Calgary about some NDP policies. The fear is palpable when it comes to fiscal policy – the combination of another royalty review, increased corporate tax, carbon pricing

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