"The pattern of an 'on-again, off-again' secessionist movement would continue for decades."
"The Maverick Party’s Track B is about having the ability to choose, to be masters of our own destiny, to lay the foundations for Western independence...
In his guest column, Conservative MP Damien Kurek says that Trudeau is pushing Westerners toward independence.
The percentage of people supporting independence jumps significantly if the other three Western provinces join in.
"The whole show may have been politics and NDP mischief-making, but it is a very serious issue that deserves its day of debate in the legislature....
Vince Byfield writes that the UCP risks losing power if it does not let Albertans vote directly on its future.
New polling suggests that Alberta's political landscape may be undergoing a shift.
A large poll conducted exclusively for the Western Standard finds that between 45% and 48% of Albertans would vote for independence.
For me, the charm of this song is its ability to invoke this early history and make it relatable to today.
This is a song that celebrates the West’s spirit of independence and a life-long dedication to the land we love