Feb. 26: ‘I would like to see Alberta become an independent nation – The Globe and Mail

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 202060 Views

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Re Who Killed The Frontier Oil Sands Mine? (Editorial, Feb. 25): By elevating resource projects to be a direct dare to both the federal government and Justin Trudeau, it seems Jason Kenney has raised the stakes for political purposes. He should not be surprised when Canadians take up the dare, choose sides and up the ante. His either/or rhetoric, in my view, has inflamed passions in Canada about these projects, and having grown up in Alberta, I’m sad to see people are taking sides regarding the province itself.

An effective advocate for the province would have, instead, worked in alliance behind the scenes to help promote Teck’s decision and remove the win-lose stigma of it. Canadians might have taken a different cue from that. But then, that would be working for results, not politics.

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