Wexit party granted eligibility for next federal election

Wexit party granted eligibility for next federal election 1

Voters could possibly be allowed to forged their poll for the western separatist Wexit Canada party within the next federal election. Elections Canada granted eligibility to the party Friday, which is able to enable Wexit to get its party title on the poll and difficulty tax receipts for political contributions. Speaking at a rally in Edmonton held […]

‘Wexit’ should heed pitfalls faced by other separatist movements: experts

'Wexit' should heed pitfalls faced by other separatist movements: experts 4

CALGARY — Recent secessionist actions on the planet supply few encouraging examples to western Canadians who’re miffed on the federal authorities and suppose they’d be higher off dwelling in a separate nation. “Wexit” — an obvious play on the nickname for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union — was in few Canadians’ lexicons […]

Canadians more concerned about Wexit than Quebec separatism: Nanos survey

Canadians more concerned about Wexit than Quebec separatism: Nanos survey 5

TORONTO — As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares to fulfill Alberta Premier Jason Kenney for the primary time for the reason that federal election, a brand new survey suggests Canadians are frightened about separatist sentiment in western Canada and aren’t satisfied that the Liberals can mend the rift. The ballot, commissioned by InternetNews and carried […]

‘Marching towards separation’: Wexit Alberta applies to become registered party

'Marching towards separation': Wexit Alberta applies to become registered party 6

TORONTO — The group behind the political motion “Wexit” utilized to become a registered party Monday, its chief mentioned. Peter Downing instructed CTV’s Your Morning that Wexit Alberta had taken the primary steps to changing into a federal party and filed paperwork with Elections Canada. “We’re sending in over 500 signatures, over double the required […]

Leader of new breakaway Senate group warns of Wexit frustrations

Leader of new breakaway Senate group warns of Wexit frustrations 7

TORONTO – The chief of a new breakaway group of senators claims Wexit is “something we need to be concerned about.” Sen. Scott Tannas, a former Conservative from Alberta, was introduced Monday because the Canadian Senators Group (CSG) interim chief. The CSG is made up of two former Tories and 9 former members of the […]

Wexit group applies to become federal political party

Wexit group applies to become federal political party 8

A separatist group calling for Alberta to depart Canada has begun the method to become a federal political party.  Wexit Alberta’s utility arrived on Monday at Elections Canada, which has begun the verification course of, in accordance to a spokesperson for the federal company.  The group, led by Albertan Peter Downing, goals to do “for […]

‘We are going to be better off’: Wexit Alberta applies for federal party status

'We are going to be better off': Wexit Alberta applies for federal party status 9

The group behind the political motion “Wexit” utilized for official party status Monday, its chief stated. Peter Downing informed CTV’s Your Morning that Wexit Alberta had taken the primary steps to changing into a federal party and filed paperwork with Elections Canada. “We’re sending in over 500 signatures, over double the required 250 signatures,” stated […]

Wexit making waves? Hundreds rally for western separation in Edmonton

Wexit making waves? Hundreds rally for western separation in Edmonton 10

What’s Canada with out its western provinces? For lots of of people that rallied in Alberta’s capital on Saturday, it is the dream. The separatists at Edmonton’s Boot Scootin’ Boogie Dancehall are calling for western secession from Canada, dubbed Wexit. About 700 individuals attended Saturday’s rally and greater than 262,000 persons are members of the […]

Wexit: How a political divide in Western Canada is driving calls for separation

Wexit: How a political divide in Western Canada is driving calls for separation 13

Wedged between the federal authorities’s local weather coverage and the politically pushed oil-and-gas economic system in the west lies a deep-seated regional divide that some imagine has reached a breaking level. As calls for a so-called “Wexit” started trending on social media, a newly re-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took to the stage to acknowledge […]

Wexit? Western separatist movement gains traction as Albertans react to Liberal victory

Wexit? Western separatist movement gains traction as Albertans react to Liberal victory 15

TORONTO — News of a Liberal minority win has breathed new life into the western separatist movement, tapping into the anger and frustration of voters who really feel they’ve been short-changed by the federal authorities. Though Alberta and Saskatchewan had been washed in Conservative blue Monday, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau managed to maintain on to […]