Alberta separation makes no sense, says Kenney, but leverage does - 2019-10-10
Angry Albertans hoping Premier Jason Kenney will jump on the separation bandwagon will be disappointed. He's an avowed federalist, but …he's also willing to channel the province's bubbling anger to achieve his ends.
"Let me be clear, not only am I patriotic Canadian, sort of in my heart, but I also think the whole notion of separation is irrational," he said Thursday morning on The Current.
"Making Alberta a landlocked place within this continent, leaving the Canadian federation, leaving any argument for market access for coastal pipelines, leaving NAFTA as the broader market in North America, none of that makes sense to me."