December 22, 2018

Alberta separatism mocked, Quebec separatism rewarded. What’s the difference?

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

On last night's episode of The Ezra Levant Show, I talked about how support for Alberta separatism is undeniably on the rise though gauging the level of support isn’t easy, and a lot depends on the wording of the question.


As an example, I looked at the question Quebeckers were asked in a 1980 referendum that didn't call for immediate independence, but for Quebec to negotiate a proposed agreement with Canada.

And look what it got them. When Quebec or Quebeckers make demands of Canada, at the very least those demands are discussed, and they’re certainly never mocked the way Albertans concerns are in the manner we’ve seen.

There’s another difference at the moment in the form of an anti-oil leader in Edmonton representing Alberta’s interests, but what would happen if you had even a moderately pro-Alberta leader at the helm?

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commented 2018-12-28 03:56:25 -0500
Key point George Luck… The Liberal butt-kissers and spin-doctors in Buttskie’s office are monitoring The Rebel each and every day, because it is The Rebel that is keeping them up nights going into the next federal election, not the Red Star or Macleans… And the thought that the PPC now has riding associations established across Canada in the few months since formation…
commented 2018-12-27 22:07:32 -0500
Boy that foul mouth monkey troll should take their CBC shit and go preach to the brain dead CBC cheer lead what hypercritical pricks . REBEL REBEL REBEL . You can tell the troll is tax payer funded .
commented 2018-12-27 11:35:51 -0500
Nicholas Conklin – With all due respect, it is the Rebel that is mentioned in Parliament not the Red Star or Macleans. The Rebel is obviously doing something right as, despite the constant efforts by the government and sibling media, they are still recognized by Trudeau and his Laurentian elites as ‘the enemy’. And the Rebel does it without a penny of Government bribe money.
commented 2018-12-27 01:14:53 -0500
Watch out Alberta Magna! Somewhere sometime a hammer is going to fall. For sure this time. Absolutely positively. Unless it doesn’t… once again.
commented 2018-12-26 08:38:27 -0500
Alberta would definitely be better off. So would Quebec.

I’m sick and tired of seeing the Feds being the dog in the manger, everything they touch, they sow division and discontent……look at immigration, and that stupid carbon tax.

Not to mention that clown we have , masquerading as PM…..this shit has got to stop.
commented 2018-12-25 13:52:55 -0500
Alberta Maga,

What happened in Edmonton has NOTHING to do with what we are talking about here.
commented 2018-12-25 04:00:32 -0500
Nicholas Conklin you be good sharia drone and never speak out.
commented 2018-12-25 03:59:48 -0500
Nicholas Conklin when Edmonton was murder capital some years back it was not because of born and bred Canadians, it was recent Somalians. Try some reality.
commented 2018-12-25 03:58:56 -0500
Nicholas Conklin rapes in europe are per capita done by non citizens or born out of country. That will be Canada, and look at the most wanted in Toronto, not exactly a bunch of white Canadians LMAO!
commented 2018-12-25 03:56:53 -0500
Nicholas Conklin i prefer activity to sitting at a desk. Try it, you may live longer.
commented 2018-12-25 03:56:17 -0500
Nicholas Conklin Macleans is a print magazine halfwit. They are not doing good and need tax money. What part of that don’t you get? And they can buy better internet access with that money , does not mean they are doing well.
And an opinion on the web is not proof that Netflix will not face hard times. It is an OPINION! GET IT??
commented 2018-12-24 18:43:37 -0500
Alberta Maga,

It means that MANY more eyeballs go to Macleans website everyday compared to The Rebel.

The Rebel celebrated when they beat Macleans a couple of years ago per Alexa traffic rank, so it only stands to reason to acknowledge that Macleans is killing The Rebel now by the same standard that The Rebel used when they were new and doing much better than they are now.

You are clueless.
commented 2018-12-24 18:41:14 -0500
Alberta Maga,

Again, stick to talking about manual labor – which is all you are educated for. You are clueless about business.

Netflix isn’t going anywhere – neither is Disney or Apple with their billions in debt. Numerous media/entertainment companies would love to buy Netflix if they were for sale and happily take on that debt.

You probably should have read this:

Don’t worry about the streaming service – Netflix is going to be fine, even with a $20 billion debt and a Disney-less future

https://www.polygon.com/2017/8/15/16151944/netflix-disney-debt
commented 2018-12-24 18:36:53 -0500
Ron,

And?

Born Canadians have beaten and killed old ladies too. What’s your point? Newsflash – the vast majority of killings happening in Canada are done by born Canadians. Once in a blue moon killings by a Muslim in Canada doesn’t make Muslims more of a threat.
commented 2018-12-24 03:09:07 -0500
Ron one of the biggest problems we have is the officials at stats Canada and the like are just lumping the Islamic crime in with the all other crimes in the country so it just gets absorbed without further acknowledgement of ethnic responsibility .. it shows our crime rates are going up, violent crimes are going up faster than most and regular Canadians are being blamed for it but the truth of the matter is the devil is in the details and those details are Islam. Please support Max Bernier and Derek Fildebrand in their efforts to free the country from communism and fascism socialism and all the

other-isms that Conservatives will choke dust on.
commented 2018-12-24 02:56:47 -0500
I, for one, enjoy the debate and prospect of Western Separation… There is nothing that “focuses” the minds of Laurentian Elites more than such talk… They assume that they have Ontario, Quebec, and Atlantic Canada “in the bag” so the big elephant lumbering into the tent , are those pesky “conservative clowns” west of the Ontario/Manitoba border… And then “oopsie”, there’s New Brunswick going conservative!… Merde!… But Not To Worry, “Mother Butts” will tell us what to do next….
commented 2018-12-24 01:54:08 -0500
Nicholas Conklin debt cannot just keep going up at the rate Netflix is rising.
commented 2018-12-24 01:51:41 -0500
Nicholas Conklin you do realize that Macleans is a PUBLISHER right?
commented 2018-12-24 01:50:42 -0500
Charred, hard to get an accurate with MSM & Gov’ts covering up for Islamic crimes.
It is interesting that in the link I provided, Trudeau is critized in the story for holding a press conference regarding the Hijab cutting HOAX,, but never said a word about the death of a well respected 76 year old woman .
commented 2018-12-24 01:50:27 -0500
Nicholas Conklin try looking at Europe, many like you said they would not get that bad, GUESS WHAT? THEY DID!
commented 2018-12-24 01:49:20 -0500
Nicholas Conklin website hits do not mean a business is doing well. SORRY!
And you spout off about Muslims then ignore their attacks. There is good reason to fear , especially when the government doe snot vet worth a damn and has an open border. Now go censor like a good fascist.
commented 2018-12-24 01:05:41 -0500
Ron.. I wonder if somebody could start a list of Islamic attacks in Canada and keep it running and keeping up to date ..
These fools who might feel sorry for always denying either the severity or the frequency of Islamic attacks in Canada.
We must all learn to quietly pick our battles and quickly walk away.
commented 2018-12-24 00:37:21 -0500
Andrew… If it was easy the weak could do it.. anything that was ever worth something was a lot of brow sweat but I can-do attitude could “giter done”… Americans did the Hoover dam what back in the 30s and you telling me that we can’t get a little oil to Churchill.?
commented 2018-12-24 00:19:24 -0500
Nicholas Conklin said, "I am more worried about getting killed by everyday Canadians that were born here as we have seen with many shootings lately, then I am about the Islamic boogeyman that apparently keeps you up at night. ’

NICHOLAS, did you miss yesterdays news in Windsor, Ont., a Mussie is charged with killing a 72 year old woman taking a walk. He beat her so badly one Detective said it’s the worst he has seen in 12 years.

https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/272307/darkness-falls-windsor-ontario-lloyd-billingsley
commented 2018-12-23 23:59:56 -0500
Charred Remains—-I am also a Churchill Oil Port fan; I’m familiar with the area, 3 years.
There is one big Political risk, that being Manitoba isn’t doing too well. Thompson, the goose that laid golden eggs is closing down its main operations, and another that I can’t remember. In situations like this, the voters may go back to the NDP, a Party that does not like Pipelines.
commented 2018-12-23 23:46:21 -0500
“I’ll grant that very expensive icebreakers could be used but you still have to get the oil to Churchill over muskeg. Rails have not worked well up until now. Pipelines are going to present problems.”

Very expensive Ice Breakers are needed on the St Lawrence sea way too. Considering how much revenue Canada is losing buying Dirty, Filthy OPEC oil, a few tankers and a rebuilt rail line is a small investment. That’s $26 billion of oil imports every year that we could have supplied to ourselves. Money that leaves Canada never to return. Alberta was sending another 25 Billion a year. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_acting_ship

Wow, if muskegs were a “problem” for pipelines, we wouldn’t have any in Alberta. I would be hard pressed to count how many miles of pipe we installed in the swamps west of the Pembina Field. Crossing muskegs in winter is even easier.

“Canada has 830,000 kilometers of pipelines. Three million barrels of crude oil is transported safely every single day. B.C. has over 43,000 kilometers of pipelines. If we took that oil out of the pipelines, we would need 4,200 rail cars to move it.” https://armchairmayor.ca/2016/12/08/letter-lets-support-canadian-industry-and-stop-buying-foreign-oil/

The “problem” with the rail line to Churchill is that it was washed out in a flood.

https://www.producer.com/2018/09/port-of-churchill-sold-rail-repairs-to-commence-immediately-says-ottawa/
commented 2018-12-23 23:26:35 -0500
Nick.. with your attitude I can understand why you would fear Canadians more than Islam… at the moment there still is more of us than there is of them.. LOL
commented 2018-12-23 21:22:40 -0500
Al Peterson,

I am more worried about getting killed by everyday Canadians that were born here as we have seen with many shootings lately, then I am about the Islamic boogeyman that apparently keeps you up at night.
commented 2018-12-23 19:29:02 -0500
Jill and John Ward… Yes I am for real…
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