The writing was on the wall – Bill 10 was not the target – Alberta’s Public Health Act was.
It’s possible that reopening the economy won’t result in more deaths than would have happened anyway.
There is no reason for America to support the expansion of Canada’s pipeline access beyond Line 3 at this time.
We are watching history in the making – there will be heroes and villains. The window of opportunity to be the former may be a small one, according to medical specialists, but has anyone really taken the time to ask the accountants?
To any parent wondering “when will they close the schools? I don’t feel comfortable sending my kids for (WHATEVER REASON YOU CHOOSE),” the choice is YOURS to keep sending them.
Either they know who this party is and want your vote anyway or they don’t – and neither option should give any pro-choice, small government, libertarian-leaning Canadian any confidence in their party.
Alberta governments have generally been willing to manage spending resource boom dollars but are unfailingly ill-prepared to manage the inevitable bust that follows.
While Kenney may have seen that solely as a threat to the federal government, Teck couldn’t have relished the possibility of becoming the poster company for breaking up Canada.