In The News:

Why leaving Canada makes sense for Alberta, and U.S. would likely welcome a new state

'Right now, every man, woman and child in Alberta pay $6,000 more into the national budget than they get back. Alberta is the only province that is a net contributor'

Lawrence Solomon: If Alberta turns separatist, the Rest of Canada is in big trouble

‘Holding all the power now, Albertans would get richer while the balance of the country would get poorer’

Braid: Talk of Alberta exit is out in the open again

‘After lying dormant for nearly 40 years, talk of Alberta separatism is again boiling to the surface.’

'Albexit': Why this economist thinks Alberta could separate from Canada

'If it's really put to the wall, I think it could end up being an independent country,' says Jack Mintz

‘Morton: Equalization payments have always been about keeping Quebec happy’

‘The federal equalization program is up for review this year, and the University of Toronto Press has published a timely new book on the subject: Fiscal Federalism and Equalization Policy in Canada.’