Why Alberta Is Losing Faith in Canada

Tension among Canadian provinces is rising, with activists in Alberta and Saskatchewan even calling for independence.

Marco Navarro-Genie, a political scientist, university professor, and president of the Haultain Research Institute, explains federal policies such as equalization payments are choking the Prairie Provinces economically.

Adding insult to injury, he argues, the central government in Ottawa keeps demanding more contributions to subsidize other provinces and costly environmental initiatives.

Our weekly Discovery Group interview features Brandon Macdonald, CEO and director of Fireweed Zinc (TSX.V: FWZ), who recaps the 2019 successes of the firm’s zinc project and explains market sentiment toward junior mining is looking up in 2020.

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