Front Burner

Western Alienation, Part One: Now and Then

Today on Front Burner, part one of a two part series exploring to roots of growing political anger in Alberta and Saskatchewan, and how it could be solved.
Then Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau in 1978 at the Calgary Stampede. (Calgary Stampede Archives)
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Today on Front Burner, the first installment of a two part series exploring the growing political anger in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Part one: deja vu. Jayme Poisson and political science professor Loleen Berdahl guide you through the history of western alienation. They explore how Trudeau senior, set the stage for the deep schisms Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is dealing with today.

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