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

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 Grief

I was recently challenged by a few folks on an online discussion about my apocalyptic assessment of the current situation in Alberta.  My adversaries, quite legitimately described what I was saying as “gloom and doom.” This was my response to him. Before I share it, I want to clarify that though I speak specifically to … More Alberta’s Grief

Canada is a Dictatorship

Dictatorship – a country, government, or the form of government in which absolute power is exercised by a dictator. Sounds an awful lot like Canada, only we have periodic exercises to democratically elect our dictators. As an “Old Stock” Albetan, there is no way Thomas Mulcair would have been my first choice as dictator.  In spite of this, the Mulcair’s campaign … More Canada is a Dictatorship

Real Change Won’t Come From Trudeau, but In Spite of Him

Before I had even considered Alberta separation, I knew big change was coming.  We already see it being manifest in many new developments, including ares two of interest to me: the Sharing Economy and Cryptocurrency. In my discussions with an older conservative federalist, he often would ridicule me for my belief that a “major event” … More Real Change Won’t Come From Trudeau, but In Spite of Him

What My 1-year Old Taught Me About Eastern Canadian Progressives

As I sat down tonight  to give my youngest daughter her bed-time bottle, she illustrated a profound lesson.  Every time I tried to put the nipple to her face, she pushed it away. When I set the bottle down on the windowsill besides my rocking chair she reached for it herself, started drinking and eventually dozed off. I … More What My 1-year Old Taught Me About Eastern Canadian Progressives