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Equalization question an important step in Western Canada’s fight for fairness

Today, members of the Buffalo Project welcomed the Alberta Government’s introduction of the province-wide fall referendum question on removing the equalization program from the Canadian constitution. Together with seven concerned citizen groups and over 60 high profile individuals from Alberta and Saskatchewan, the Buffalo Project called for this referendum question as the first urgent action …

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Western representatives should demand action from Ottawa

An Op Ed published in the Calgary Herald from Buffalo Project Board Members Dallas Howe, Stan Grad and Bill Turnbull: If you’re a western Canadian, someone employed in or around the energy sector, or maybe someone concerned about the long-standing tax bill that Alberta has paid for the rest of the country’s program spending largesse, …

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Buffalo Project calls on western MPs, senators to block feds’ ‘green recovery’

Ottawa’s proposed post-pandemic “green recovery” would strike a death knell for Western Canada’s economy and must be blocked by Prairie MPs and senators, the Buffalo Project lobby group said Tuesday. In a pair of open letters addressed to lawmakers, the group pushing for what it calls a better economic deal for the region says the …

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OPEN LETTER CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE AND ACCELERATED ACTION ON NEW DEAL FOR ALBERTA AND SASKATCHEWAN

VIEW THE LETTER:An Urgent Request for Action To Our Leaders OPEN LETTER CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE AND ACCELERATED ACTION ON NEW DEAL FOR ALBERTA AND SASKATCHEWAN For immediate release: July 15th, 2020 CALGARY – Today, the Buffalo Project released a letter to Premier Scott Moe, Premier Jason Kenney and leaders across Alberta and Saskatchewan signed by …

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More Urgency Required On Fair Deal Panel Recommendations

More Urgency Required On Fair Deal Panel Recommendations Group says timelines should be compressed CALGARY – The Buffalo Project is calling on the Alberta Government to move up several of its timelines on action items stemming from the Fair Deal Panel Report.  “We appreciate the good work of the Fair Deal Panel and are thankful the …

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Buffalo Project Urges Release of Fair Deal Panel Report

Polling shows Alberta and Saskatchewan people want action towards a fair deal CALGARY – The Buffalo Project, a group of concerned citizens fighting for a new deal for Alberta and Saskatchewan, are calling for the immediate release of the Alberta Fair Deal Panel Report. The group cites growing concerns among Alberta and Saskatchewan residents in recent …

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A Friend in Need: How Albertans Continue to Keep Federal Finances Afloat, 2020

In studies published in 2017 and 2019, we measured Alberta’s net contribution to Canada’s economy during the most recent economic boom in the province. The first of these studies showed that when it comes to overall economic growth, job creation, or business investment, Alberta made a substantial contribution to the health of the Canadian economy …

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