Should Trudeau Be More Aggressive with Albertchewan?

Twin_Moose

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Moe eyes more autonomy after 'disappointing' meeting with Trudeau

After a meeting with the prime minister failed to break the logjam on divisive issues like carbon pricing and equalization, Premier Scott Moe said Saskatchewan will be looking at ways to assert autonomy from Ottawa.
The two leaders spoke for about 50 minutes in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s office on Parliament Hill on Tuesday morning. Moe initially sought the meeting to push his “new deal for Canada” agenda, which he framed as an attempt to heal divisions revealed by the Oct. 21 federal election.
Moe called the talks “disappointing.” He said Trudeau made no new commitments on the key priorities he raised, including a pause on the federal carbon backstop, reforms to the equalization program and better market access for Saskatchewan commodities.
“I came today to hear about what he was going to do differently to support the industries and the people of our province, and I can tell you this, I did not hear that there was going to be anything different,” he told reporters in Ottawa. “I heard more of the same.”
He then floated the possibility of seeking more “autonomy” for Saskatchewan. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has used similar language, specifically mentioning options like a provincial pension plan, a provincial police force or moves to opt out of cost-shared programs.
In an interview with the Leader-Post, Moe said he would be looking at “those options as well as other options.” But he did not make any specific commitments, saying details will be revealed “in the days ahead.”
“We’ll be considering a number of different options where Saskatchewan has an opportunity to exert our provincial autonomy,” said Moe. “We’re going to think very seriously about doing that.”
The only examples he provided in his Ottawa scrum centred on boosting Saskatchewan’s efforts on international trade.
A federal government official with knowledge of the meeting cast it in a different light, saying Trudeau came in with an open mind. She said Moe brought little to the table. He didn’t have other premiers on board for equalization reforms, she said, and had no concrete proposals to reform contentious policies like Bill C-69.
“We’re open to hearing suggestions on how to make that better,” she told the Leader-Post. “But he didn’t come with that.”...…………..More

Moe shoulda known to come with hat in hand and embrace everything 'lil potato is trying to do to the West, no surprise here.
 

Tecumsehsbones

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I think Trudeaubama should be waaaay tougher on the West.



There! THAT should skeer 'em right back into line!
 

Tecumsehsbones

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Foiled again.

See, we have something like y'all got. In many states, school government conferences teach kids about government, then the kids get to sit in the governor's and state legislators' seats.

Difference is, with us it's only one day. I think y'all forgot to say "OK, that was fun. Time to go home" to the Boy Wonderbread.
 

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See, we have something like y'all got. In many states, school government conferences teach kids about government, then the kids get to sit in the governor's and state legislators' seats.

Difference is, with us it's only one day. I think y'all forgot to say "OK, that was fun. Time to go home" to the Boy Wonderbread.
Canadians didn’t listen , Trudeau just wasn’t ready . He still isn’t. Oh well , I guess Liberals really are Canada’s natural ruling party . Kind of sad that we are being ruled and not governed .
 

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See, we have something like y'all got. In many states, school government conferences teach kids about government, then the kids get to sit in the governor's and state legislators' seats.
Difference is, with us it's only one day. I think y'all forgot to say "OK, that was fun. Time to go home" to the Boy Wonderbread.
We have youth parliament too as well as youth legislature.
 

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you might add it but met coal is not an energy source


Poor stupid hemerHOID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Still trying his one upmanship ...............................


while getting SHOT DOWN by Morgan over hemerHOID ...


crap about coal used in smelting steel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


WHAT A miserable HEMERHOID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

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that sort of discrimination towards Alberta must really rile up an American
 

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I would suggest Trudeau might do better practicing humility rather than aggression! :)




Oh Joyless LIE-beral Monkey................................


Suggest whatever LIE-beral friendly excuses for the gravy grabbing civil service union HOG crap you want - the fact remains that Trudope is the WORST leader we have ever had!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


There is growing reason to believe that the Trudope minority might not last even as long as I had previously guessed!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


NDPee Jagmeet Singh has said he will not support the LIE-beral govt unless he gets a "proper" - meaning NDPee style pharma care program included in the LIE-beral govt agenda and THAT AINT LIKELY TO HAPPEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


For those who were paying attention when Our idiot Boy outlined HIS vision for national pharmacare during the election - the LIE-beral version would involve "Working with the Provinces" to get pharmacare implemented!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



This is LIE-beral speak meaning provinces get MOST OF THE BILLS AND LIE-berals get most of the credit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


For OBVIOUS REASONS - that will not fly - thus no reason for Singh to support LIE-berals!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



And it also means that whenever somebody gets cut off from their private insurance drug plan in any dispute over whether the private insurer or the GOVT INSURER will pay - it will be the GOVT that pays - no matter that the govt version IS LOWER QUALITY than the PAID PRIVATE INSURER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Such disputes between govt and private insurance - usually supplied through the work place employer - HAVE ALREADY OCCURRED HERE IN Ontari-owe thanks to the Wynne-bag LIE-beral version of pharmacare - which Our idiot Boy wants to copy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


And in such jurisdictional disputes - the customer IS LEFT WITH NO DRUG COVERAGE AT ALL - as both govt and private insurer each expect the other to pick up the tab!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Ford, Kenney, Moe and the Quebec CAQ WILL NOT pick up the tab so LIE-berals can claim credit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


And Singh may trigger a Non Confidence vote at some point next spring -or the year after - once NDPees build up enough new party funds to handle another election!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


AS I have previously said - the "DO NOTHING BRIGADE" is firmly in charge in Ottawa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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CP and CN make billions transporting this coal . Come on they are owned and operated out of Montreal and Toronto . The war isn’t about them .
Canadian National Railway Co. is beating benchmark stock indexes as its profit and shipments surge, a boost for Mr. Gates, the largest shareholder. At $64.5-billion, the railway has passed Suncor Energy Inc. to become Canada's fourth-largest company by market value.
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/glo...ins-as-buffetts-bnsf-falters/article20312604/

...and Gates was owned by Epstien, and has been for a LONG time...
 

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'Reject this arrogance': Jason Kenney has message for Quebecers amid dispute with Bloc leader

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney is urging Quebecers to reject the “arrogance” of Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet.
Kenney and Blanchet have been sparring with each other after the Bloc leader this week made dismissive remarks about Alberta’s oil industry.
Kenney returned to the fray on Friday when he addressed the Rural Municipalities of Alberta Fall Convention in Edmonton.
“We Albertans are friends with Quebecers,” said Kenney.
He said most people in Quebec supported buying Alberta oil rather than from foreign sources (about 44 per cent of the province’s oil comes from the West), that most supported the building of the Trans Mountain pipeline and the government of Quebec supported Alberta in opposing C-69 — the “no more pipelines” bill — and the Quebec government was also with Alberta in a Supreme Court challenge of the Liberal carbon tax.
Kenney and the western premiers are demanding more support for resource development from the federal government, while the Bloc Québécois has named climate change among its top priorities and staunchly opposes any new pipeline through Quebec. ……………...More

Saskatchewan farmers feeling effect of the carbon tax during wet harvest

“We have had a tough harvest out here," Moe said. "We have farmers that are not only paying a carbon tax on their grain drying, but they continue to pay it on the fuel they’re using to get that product to market whether it be by rail or by truck.
“We have always said this is an ineffective tax. The fact that it is on grain drying this particular year highlights the absolutely ineffectiveness of this tax.”
Saskatchewan Opposition Leader Ryan Meili also sent a letter to Trudeau, requesting him to remove carbon tax from farmer's energy bills.
Saskatchewan’s challenge to the carbon tax is tentatively scheduled to be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada on Jan. 14, 2020...……...More