Repost from CBC: Albertans Don’t Play the Victim Card Lightly

Repost from CBC: Albertans Don’t Play the Victim Card Lightly: We’re trying to figure out our place in Canada again

It’s as if we’re between stories.

These days, Alberta feels like a different place. People are different. Here in Calgary — that difference is plain as day.

If you told me twenty-five years ago that the confidence, the let’s get ‘er done attitude that attracted no end of talent to Calgary would cool in less than a generation, well … it’s like I said — we’re between stories.

We’re trying to figure out our place in Canada again. And we need to figure out what concessions can be given, and where we must stand firm.

Go to this CBC link to read more

The structure that has held us together is in Canada coming apart. We’re at a defining moment for our energy — the energy economy, and our energy as a people.

What do you think we can do?

 

 


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