Am I Still A Separatist? The Canada Question

A lot of the sentiment driving people to consider Separatism in Alberta at present stems from a lot of the suffering emerging over our current economic malaise, a consequence of systematic mismanagement by the Federal Government as well as other Municipal and Provincial governments across the country. Moreover, that suffering is exacerbated by the systematic … More Am I Still A Separatist? The Canada Question

Media Bias Elected Trump, Media Bias Will Lead to Western Separatism

My cousin, herself a journalist with a major Canadian media corporation, shared a story on Facebook from the Globe and Mail titled “Did racism and sexism elect Trump?” I gave her my response in a comment below. Before I get to the comment, I want to make the point that I love my cousin even … More Media Bias Elected Trump, Media Bias Will Lead to Western Separatism

Destroying Regional Economies: How Canada Remains A Country

In an online discussion concerning the prospect of Alberta leading Canada in economic growth (that I wrote about here), one person from British Columbia made the remark: “When wages recover I’ll consider going back.” While I do not personally fault him for his logic, I do think that sentiment highlights a major reasons why Alberta must lead … More Destroying Regional Economies: How Canada Remains A Country

Alberta’s Economic Recovery is Terrible News For Alberta

CBC recently ran a story, highlighting that for the next 2 years, Alberta is expected to lead the country in GDP growth over the next 2 years.  (You can read it here) This is actually terrible news for Alberta, even if it is true. Our GDP shrunk about 7% over the past 2 years while our … More Alberta’s Economic Recovery is Terrible News For Alberta

President Trump: The Only Hope For Canada

Last summer, my father and mother flew back to Calgary from their first winter of being Canadian snowbirds in Vegas.  Over steak and wine, on the patio of their home in the Hamptons, my Dad, brother and I made small talk eventually with the topic of politics coming up. “What do you think of Donald Trump?” I asked my Dad who, … More President Trump: The Only Hope For Canada