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'

https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/why-leaving-canada-makes-sense-for-alberta-and-u-s-would-likely-welcome-a-new-state


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’

https://business.financialpost.com/opinion/lawrence-solomon-if-alberta-turns-separatist-the-rest-of-canada-is-in-big-trouble


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.’

https://calgaryherald.com/news/politics/braid-talk-of-alberta-exit-is-out-in-the-open-again


'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

https://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-wednesday-edition1.4952400/albexit-why-this-economist-thinks-alberta-could-seperate-from-canada-1.4952403


‘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.’

https://calgaryherald.com/opinion/columnists/morton-equalization-payments-have-always-been-about-keeping-quebec-happy