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In a new essay for C2C Journal, political scientist Barry Cooper explores Alberta’s Sovereignty Act through the lens of the historical struggle of Prairie provinces for constitutional recognition and political equality, noting that Canada’s western territories were initially treated as exploitable possessions by Laurentian Canada, serving the interests of the heartland.

He joined True North’s Andrew Lawton to discuss. You can read the full essay here.


  • Andrew Lawton

    A Canadian broadcaster and columnist, Andrew serves as a journalism fellow at True North and host of The Andrew Lawton Show.