“Wexit” is somewhat of a laughable term, but the separation movement is gaining a lot of traction in Western Canada… especially in Alberta.
It’s not a new idea for Albertans, so where did this resurgence come from? What would it actually look like if the oil-dependent province separated from Canada? How is this different from the Quebec separatist movement? And what can Justin Trudeau do, if anything, to soothe tensions with the West?
Guest: Jason Markusoff, Maclean's