The post-election unity concerns are overblown - Loonie Politics

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The election is not quite here yet, and already we’ve been hearing about the doom scenario of some kind of national unity crisis if the Liberals stay in power.  We’ve had plenty of politicians and pundits decry that the state of Confederation is “hanging by a thread” with this election, and yet, I’m looking to find the genuine grievances rather than overheated rhetoric.  Certain Conservative voices have bemoaned that Alberta’s economy isn’t somehow front and centre in this campaign, as though there aren’t other pressing issues in this country, or that the province and its economy aren’t pivotal to the debate over climate change.  Nevertheless, a bunch of swivel-eyed loons (and a fair number of grifters) are trying to use the threat of Alberta separatism as a cudgel to warn against Trudeau remaining in office, but is this really a threat we should take seriously?

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