Niels Veldhuis, the economist and Fraser Institute president says yes In June 2020 Alberta’s “Fair Deal” panel recommended that a comprehensive plan be developed to withdraw Albertans from the [...]
Avnish Nanda, the litigator and instructor in constitutional and environmental law at U of A, says yes. Our society places a high value on public safety and has developed a variety of state [...]
Lisa Young, the professor of political science at U of C says no Let’s be clear. An independent Alberta would be founded on a shameful betrayal of Indigenous people. Before Alberta was a [...]
Karen Kerr, the president of Edmonton Atheists and co-founder of Alberta Secular Conference says no. In Canada many charities and other non-profits, including churches and religious groups, are [...]
Dr. Najma Ahmed The trauma surgeon and co-founder of Canadian Doctors for Protection from Guns says yes. It’s Friday around 11 p.m.. My pager beeps. I hurry to the trauma bay. The team is already [...]
Dan Woynillowicz, the senior associate at Clean Energy Canada says yes. The stories keep coming. Record sales of electric cars across Canada. A video of an electric Ford F-150 towing a freight [...]
Hugh Mackenzie The economist and research associate at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says yes. Free tuition would redress a massive intergenerational inequity created over the past [...]
Max Fawcett The writer and former editor at Alberta Venture says yes. For the better part of five years now, Canada’s oil and gas industry has blamed Justin Trudeau for all of its problems. Now, [...]
Ricardo Acuña The president of the University of Alberta’s Association of Academic Staff says no While repeating the mantra and rhetoric that our businesses are overregulated helps corporations [...]
TED MORTON The professor emeritus of political science at U of C and former Alberta minister of finance SAYS YES Referendums were first adopted in the western US in the Progressive Era, [...]
Toronto freelance portrait photographer Markian Lozowchuk (disclosure: his mother and I are second cousins) has photographed Justin Trudeau for Toronto Life and Margaret Atwood for Maclean’s, but his editorial shoot of Chrystia Freeland for Toronto Life in 2017, including the cover, was “the most memorable shoot I’ve done.” Even three ...
It was by all accounts, a fiery speech. Standing on a blue-curtained stage in front of a couple thousand supporters at the UCP’s inaugural policy convention in Red Deer in May 2018, leader Jason Kenney went on the attack against anti-oilsands activists and the foreign money he says funds them ...
Hugh Mackenzie The economist and research associate at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says yes. Free tuition would redress a massive intergenerational inequity created over the past 30 years. In 1990–91, average university tuition in Canada was $1,464; adjusted for inflation, that would be $2,541 in 2019–20. Today the actual average ...