Backlash was so fierce in the West, cabinet ministers were told to stay away from Calgary.
In his guest column, Conservative MP Damien Kurek says that Trudeau is pushing Westerners toward independence.
"The WCC's brief moment in the sun is worth remembering as the time an Alberta riding sent Pierre Trudeau a resounding message he would never forget."
"For over a century, Canada was a great and noble country, justly earning a deep patriotic attachment from Westerners. That was the country that so many...
A reader says that the NEP was colonial extortion.
Michael Wagner examines how Ronald Reagan's election in the 1980s gave common cause to Canadian conservatives and Western sovereigntists.
Michael Wagner reviews the 1976 novel on an Alberta uprising against Ottawa.
Barry Cooper goes into detail on the West's place in Canada, and would be necessary to alter it.
Many Westerners have a strong regional identity and therefore feel a closer bond with the West than with Canada as a whole.
A brief history of the West's struggle with Ottawa from 1879 to 2020.