|Please put me on your email list for
future communications. I am particularly interested in helping to
further the separation process.
My name is Jon Koch and I have been a long time separatist. I
a former member and executive of the Alberta Independence Party and was
a candidate for them in the 2001 election. I like your
and I would love to help. My training in University was in
history and political science, and I have written many, many pieces on
separatism in the past in various
publications. One of them is currently used by Mt. Royal
to illustrate the diffrence between separatists of 20 yrs. ago
today. This piece was widely read and was also listed as one
the top 10 articles of all time to be published in the e-zine Liberty
My area of interest is historical, but I also am well-versed and
researched in the reasoning, economics, etc. behind separation.
If you can use my assistance let me know.
I would also like to recommend you to my new project, the Alberta
Independence Association (www.albertafreedom.com) We are
activelty organizing to get registerd as a political party in
Alberta. It is the former leader of the AIP and many old
I look forward to hearing from you.
|I was very thrilled to stumble on to
your web site.
If there is any way I can contribute to your site please let me know.
I can offer you as much space on my company web/email server as you
need for no cost.
The server is a dual 1.4 GHz Dell poweredge 2550 with RAID, DDS4 tape
backup, 3x18 GB Ultra160 drives and 768 megabytes of ram on a 850 VA
UPS. This server is only running at about 3% of capacity, so if it
would help you
please give me a shout. I have serious fears of where Canada is going
and I believe we need to get out ASAP.
|Dear Sir or Madame,
I am emailing you because through coincidence, I was about to purchase
freealberta.com when i found your site. I am of like mind, and with the
recent events and lack of support from our fed gov I was going to
create a site devoted to the republic of Alberta. Guess i'm a little
Anyhow, I would like to contribute to your endeavour with my web design
and graphic design talents (?) and any other way I can. I would like to
send a graphic of a bumper sticker I created last night before I knew
that you had this domain. Please contact me if you are intrested as I
also have an idea for a website design.
|Can you tell me something about your
self? Do you know anything about the meeting in Red Deer this
ALL FOR ONE all for one Free
|To whom this may concern,
I was very much interested in seeing your site, but was unable to
access any of the information.
I hope you'll be able to help,
|I was amazed today to hear a disk
jockey on a Edmonton radio station phone someone in the federal
government and requested this person to tell the prime minister to
resign immediately. That wasn't the real amazing part thou, what
impressed me was the amount of callers calling in and agreeing with
what the radio announcer had expressed to the government employee.
Any ways, it looks like a large number of Albertans are truly tired of
being "Canadians" and want a different political system, a say in what
goes on and substantially better politicians.
Just a note, when my family migrated to the Nanton area the population
of Calgary was 1200 I've been told by family members.
|I am wondering who the people are
that have created this site, and are involved with running it on an
ongoing basis. It does not appear anywhere on your site.
|Nice job on this site.
No contact address provided so I thought I would try the old admin
I do see it is registered using a Bermuda location.
Any other provinces considering this that you know of?
May be an option for Newfoundland, but needs lots of study on Economic
With best regards..........Rich Johnston... Newfoundlander
in The U.S.
Is your organization still active? I'm looking for someone in the
calgary area for an interview on the indepedent alberta idea. Please
email me with contact information.
cbc radio news
|To the Editor, Free Alberta:
I have just finished reading a book about Canadian
After all the hot air coming out of the “most
important” provinces to
the east it is certainly refreshing to read a book by western writers
with a western point of view. Alberta is a significant player in this
The book, The Day B.C. Quit Canada, is a novel. But as the cover
states, Is it also a forecast? Each person in B.C. and
pays an average of $1,104 each year net to Ottawa. But some provinces
don’t effectively pay anything. Quebec, for example,
pays--$844 for every person in the province. Quite a difference, and
just one reason why this book’s title may be unfortunately
I’d recommend that anyone interested in Canada and its future
novel. It’s published by Durango Publishing Corp. of Kaleden,
information can be obtained at the web site
www.BCQuits.com, or from 250-497-1111.
Graham F. Stonehouse
|I have seen a lot of things but I
must say this sight takes it all.
You have a link about Kyoto with no information.
If you do some checking Syncrude Canada Ltd. has allocated a little
over $400 million to be in compliance with Kyoto. this is a drop in the
bucket to them.
The Americans, despite what Bush says are back dooring in Kyoto and are
further ahead then Canada. This means that they will be in a better
financial position before Canada.
Kyoto in the long run reduces the cost of doing business. In the short
term, if you talk to most Engineers or Architects right now, and don't
listen to the Alberta Government, it is going to create work in Alberta
and Canada wide. The 400,000 jobs that the Alberta Government said
would be lost is not true.
It is going to have an impact on the coal, but if you read about the
affects of the burning of Alberta coal, this is a good thing for
I would hope that you research some more before you set up a sight to
As for separation are you aware that within an hour of Quebec
separating their borders would have been posted by Canadian soldiers
and it would have ment civil war. Plans were in place to shut down the
Hull / Ottawa bridge with the armed forces and not to let residences of
Quebec into Canada, if the vote went the wrong way.
Don't kid yourself it would be the same for Alberta, as a matter of
fact was it not Peter Lawheeds (sorry I don't know how to spell his
last name) government that mentioned separation and had the federal
government impose the national energy act that shut down Alberta in the
start of the 80's.
What you are putting forward are you prepared to fight for it and
possibly die, and what about your children and/or families. The rest of
Canada would not allow it and I believe most Albertans would stand and
Please let me know if you need information on a subject as I have
access to a considerable amount of information in regards to Kyoto and
other issues in Alberta and Canada wide.
responds: The link to Kyoto is active on this site. If Kyoto
reduce the cost of business, why does it need to be legislated?
Businesses would certainly be willing to reduce costs, so why is there
a need to legislate it? $400M is not a drop in the bucket to anyone.
This isn't a site to stop Kyoto. That is only one of many grievances
that Alberta has with Canada. This is a site to promote an independent
|Would you be willing to post the
upcoming town hall meetings for the Separation Party of Alberta?
Separation Party of Alberta
|Great website. However it could use
some serious attention. The transfer link is blank, and chretien is
nolonger the prime rat. Good website just the same.
|I attended the Fraser Institute
policy-briefing seminar concerning “Advancing the Alberta
January 29, 2004. The guest speaker was Jason Clemems, Director of
Fiscal Studies, at the Fraser Institute in Vancouver, B.C.
The session confirmed that 8.5 billion dollars leaves Alberta in
transfer payments to Ottawa, and 5.1 billion is derived directly from
Albertans personal income revenue. During the question and answer
segment of the session, Mr. Clemens concurred with me that the proposed
“firewall concept” will not stop or reduce the
from Alberta. He candidly admitted that these heavy taxation payments
are a “real problem“, which no other province
nearly experiences to the
same degree. I then proceeded to ask Mr. Clemems for a concrete action
plan to stop the financial raid on Alberta. He openly acknowledged that
he had no viable plan of action, outside of Alberta renegotiating
constitutional reform. The constitutional reform would prevent the
federal government from over spending or taxing beyond the economic
growth, plus inflation unless pre-authorized through
referenda. Yeh right, and I have some swamp land for sale due to global
Following the presentation, I had an opportunity to briefly query Mr.
Clemens concerning Alberta’s economic viability as a
independent nation. Mr. Clemens stated, “off the record -
The 8.5 billion that now leaves Alberta could be spent on developing an
Alberta Pension Plan, provincial police force, and a military system.
Absolutely and unequivocally Alberta possesses the economic might to
sustain itself for the long haul.
The seminar provided the following critical statistical information
concerning Alberta’s economic viability as a sovereign
* In the area concerning labour markets, and financial prosperity,
Alberta rates No: 2 including Canada and the United States and British
Columbia rates at 59% and at Ontario 44%.
* The myth that Alberta is solely dependent on oil and gas was quickly
dispelled. Alberta only uses oil & gas as an anchor. Alberta
the highest GDP, highest disposable income, lowest EI statistics, and
is the No: 1 location for large corporate head quarter offices in
* Alberta economic success is directly attributed to small government.
Studies reveal that economic growth is directly tied to the size of
government. Alberta’s size of government is closer in size to
i.e.: 20 to 30 % of the GDP. Whereas PEI size of gov’t is at
* Alberta has no provincial tax, continued growth outside of oil
gas, small unions, no tax penalty for investing in organizations.
Administering high corporate income tax is the worst way to generate
revenue. High corporate tax is a receipt for disaster. Alberta has zero
Premier Klein is risking Alberta’s fiscal advantage with
increases that are outpacing economic growth. In order to finance this
spending spree, Albertans are forgoing major tax relief, including the
“possibility” of eliminating property taxes, and
in income tax rates.
It appears that many Albertans are prepared to have their Alberta
Advantage jeopardized through a lack of fiscal vision from a weak kneed
I openly talked about Alberta separation from Ottawa, but many are
prepared to maintain the Status Quo, as their patriotism stands in the
way of prudent fiscal incentives .
In conclusion, Mr. Clemens agreed that Alberta pays more than their
fair share to remain in confederation, while the federal government
continues to stomp all over their provincial jurisdiction.
something wrong with this picture? Why are so many willing to forgo
fiscal incentives and political self-determination just to maintain
those warm fuzzy feelings of remaining “Canadian”?
This logic continues
to escape me.
Separation Party of Alberta
I was interested in getting a FreeAlberta T-Shirt; however, the link to
the FreeAlberta store doesn't seem to work.
I'm a 24 year old resident of Red Deer who pretty much lived in Alberta
most of his life and I must say I'm nothing like the typical Canadian;
which is something I feel rather unsettling. Living in Alberta has
shown me the endless possibilties of creating what could very well be a
new freehold to the future of self-determination. An unfair comparison
between us and Canada has left a deep void. Canada is no country. In
fact, Canada had nothing to do of being a REAL country.
I can't help but question the logic of staying in confederation when
you consider that this Dominion was created to repel the great expanse
of American manifest destiny, most of whom settled in Alberta were
Americans, and that pretty much sums up Canada's antagonism towards
Alberta. It disgusts me that we have the resources and the land to
shape our destiny, and yet Ottawa dictates to us the terms of how to
run our lives, as we lag further behind to places like California and
If we were a free and sovereign state there's no telling what the
advantages might hold for our future. Canada exists only in Ottawa, and
I have never for as I have been living in Alberta considered myself a
Canadian. I know Alberta could be so much more, and who knows, maybe
that day is near. But if we stay in Canada our livelyhood won't
progress any further than but to a mere swelling, and then problems
will arise. We must look towards establishing a libertarian republic
with principles patterned after the United States of America and by
creating something fresh and bold. We need civilisation.
One small point. I noticed that your web uses the primary colours of
this province. Lately I've been entertaining the idea of designing a
new flag for Alberta's 100th next year. Blue and Gold; very pleasing to
the eyes. If Canada has it's Maple Leaf, then perhaps we need to rival
that with our own. Let's say, a WILD ROSE. I'm in the process of making
one myself. If you want to get your answer across to people then let's
keep it simple. Who knows, it might work. Cheers!
|Hi, I just noticed two typos on your
site: " Alberta's has a distinct culture.", should be
has a distinct culture." and at the bottom "Contract FreeAlberta"
should be "Contact FreeAlberta"
Good info. I agree with your opinions, thanks for speaking
|I have sent my request to Attorney
General of Canada to institute criminal proceedings and to begin
investigation of the large-scale theft of the budget money under the
pretence of gun registration.
I am asking for your and public support to begin a wide scale public
action against government corruption.
For more information please visit special web-site www.oalberta.com
|how come there is nothing in the
Constitution and Foreign Policy links???
Great site...very interesting, by the way. I'M all for it
|GOOD DAY. I AM WORKING ON SETTING UP
A CONSTITUENCY ASSOCIATION FOR THE BATTLE RIVER-WAINWRIGHT
ELECTORAL DIVISION ON BEHALF OF THE SEPARATION PARTY OF ALBERTA . IF
YOU HAVE ANY ONE INTERESTED IN HELPING , PLEASE HAVE THEM CONTACT ME
.DWAYNE TOFSRUD PROVOST ALBERTA. 780-753-2666. MEMBERSHIPS ARE NOW
AVAILABLE AS WE ARE NOW A REGISTERED POLITICAL PARTY.THANK YOU IN
|If you have a mailing list,
please put me on it..... email@example.com
|What are the plans for the Election. We are
all paid off, again. It is
the time to get going, by shocking Down East Ralph!!! into taking his
bye bye money. Cheers Ron Craig
|I'm glad to find a
to more than just venting. I enjoyed reading about the Clarity Act. But
now what? How do I/we get involved? What's the next step? Are there
meetings? Is there a political party like the PQ?
I'm eager to get involved. We are now the only contributing province
and we have absolutely no say in how the country is run. This is a
scary time. Time to get to work on freedom.
Please let me know how I can contribute and get involved.
Alberta is suffering financially from being in Canada. But
Alberta is not helpless. Alberta should monetize its
It should issue notes redeemable in oil. These would become
money. The benefits are five: 1) no need to tax 2) no need to
take excessive oil out of the ground -- the environment is protected 3)
No income in Canadian dollars -- therefore no need to contribute
transfer payments 4) Sound money ushered in 5) the feds become
Please see www.litrebucks.blogspot.com
I would also like to send you a copy of my book MONEY HAPPENS free, if
you would email me a postal address.
|Why no Albertan currency listed as an option
Independence Poll? Also, are you aware that currency
consitutes only about 3% of the money supply of any
developed nation? Incidently, the U.S. is having debt
and deficit problems precisely because they are tied to
a money system that is unfree (and unjust). Yet the
majority of your respondents want to tie into this. If you
want to get a handle on this, explore why the old Socred
saying of "whatever is physically possible is financially
possible" is a true saying.
don't you host a discussion group on Alberta independence. Many of us
want independence but center stage seems to be held by rural wingnuts
pushing there own agenda that essentially does not need independence
for implementation if the majority of Albertans agreed (which they
don't). Let's focus on what's important: Alberta leaving the constraint
of Canada, everything else is secondary. And, as the song goes,
accentuate the positive as an independent Alberta has so many pluses
going for it that the constant whining of being part of Canada should
be played down.
[name withheld by request]
Kelly L. Kaup
keep up the great work!
I am currently doing background research for a book I am
After many discussions with fellow Albertans, Canadians, and Americans,
I felt compelled to create a certain 'guide' for Americans
others) who might, given the current state of affairs, paint all
Canadians with the same brush.
I was born and raised in the province, and have never lived outside its
glorious borders. My family was in the oil industry from the
1960's through to the 1990's, and we have experienced first-hand the
alienation on many occasions (NEP, Senate reform, Kyoto, etc.)
A long time small 'c' conservative, I have come to the conclussion that
an independent republic makes more sense. Confederation has
worked, and the people who could change it would have to voluntarily
surrender power. Never going to happen.
I would like to ask your permission to perhaps contact your group in
the future in attempt to obtain further research for my work.
Leigh Patrick Sullivan
My wife finally got mad at me on the plane from Winnipeg to Edmonton
and told me I was an obstinate, opinionated, loud-mouth, and to start
my own Alberta Separatist Party. I retorted that I wasn't
go tearing support away from
a good cause to form my own little ineffective group. I'm
find a good separatist movement to support. Can I
information on joining the Alberta Separatist cause?
Edmonton, I'm also a member of the CAF and I don't think they'd take
too kindly to my joining an Alberta party advocating for the separation
of the greatest economy in the world from the Ontario
kleptocracy; so I guess I'm wondering about my personals remaining
private for now. Anyway, thanks a lot for your time and keep
the good work. In the wake of all this scandal and
once again to our elected senators in waiting by the rats, Martin and
Mclellan, I do think this thing is going to pick up steam.
[name withheld by FreeAlberta.com's choice]
|After hearing today's news about Belenda
whoever, I am mad as hell. I have
kept my thoughts about Alberta's independence to myself, but as of
want to let everybody know that Alberta is better off on its own.
|I just discovered your site. Keep it up.
|Obviously, you've been receiving plenty email
The one thing I'm interested in is the position that Alberta
Separatists have on separating from Canada, in so far as whether
Alberta should separate alone, or separate along with the rest of
I've always considered the notion of Alberta separating alone as not
very feasible, but when extended to Western Canada separating, I
suddenly become a supporter of the idea....
So when I hear people say Alberta should separate from Canada, do they
usually mean Alberta alone, or Alberta, along with Sask, Manitonba, BC,
Thanks for any help with this question.
|are you a political party? ... are you able to
join? ... become a
candidate? ... there are other movements/parties like this one is
there talk of joining forces instead of competing for the same
goal? ... and lastly although the website and media created so far is
fine it will never capture any sense of serious potential of
happening. ... (I maybe able to help in that area - I am an Art
Director if you deem it necessary)
|It time for Alberta
to show that we will stickup for each other when we are challanged.
was looking through your site recently. I like the concept,
especially after all that is going down in Ottawa without our control.
Just a heads up, a number of people may be gaining interest in your
site because of the recent events. There is one element in
web-site that I cannot support and agree with - everything else is
The fact that Alberta is not multi-cultured and that Albertans do not
support multi-culturalism. This is too far. Alberta
founded on multiculturalism - people from many countries, backgrounds,
cultures came to Canada to form what we have today. People
all walks of life are still coming to Alberta because of what we
offer. Take a walk downtown Edmonton, or Calgary and see for
yourself. In fact, the next time you walk or drive anywhere
a look around. We are all very different but we have distinct
commonalities. We all accept different cultures and embrace
- heritage days etc. What brings us together is our belief in
free speech, proper representation, lower taxes, smaller government,
democratic reforms, and the idea that politicians are just like the
average person and should not get away with what they currently
are. Our federal politicians seem to believe that they are
than our police, our laws, even god. We are truly
and the majority of Albertans embrace it and celebrate it.
You would do much better in the movement for a FREE ALBERTA if you were
to remove the line that says we do not accept multiculturalism . Too
many people now are afraid of "extremeism" and will not give other
viable options a chance or a second glance because of their
misconceptions. Do not feed the misconceptions.
Thank you for your time. I enjoyed looking at the web-site
and hope your efforts will awaken a giant in Alberta.
responds: Hi Jocelyn,
criticisms are actually right on button as far as I am concerned. I
have absolutely no problem with many cultures and backgrounds
benefitting all of us.
fact, one of the criticisms I have of official bilingual is that it
leads to forced biculturalism:
problem I have is the federal government choosing one culture over
another by federal funding of multicultural programs. Being from a
melange of ethnic backgrounds myself, that is what I have a problem
with. As you
I didn't communicate that specifically, and it can lead to
for raising this issue.
Note: the wording has been changed to prevent future misunderstandings
just another pissed off and fed up Albertan here that has had it with
all the crap that is going on in this country.
Never before have I been so frustrated with the recent goings on.
I served 20 years in the Canadian Army...never before have I felt that
the country must now be defended from within as well as from outside
The 100th year of Alberta entering Confederation is not about our past,
rather its about the next 100 years...something must change and soon.
May god, or whatever you chose to celebrate, give us the determination
and strength to persevere and get the job done.
Sgt (ret'd) Rod Loesch C.D.
can only hope and pray that the movement to free Alberta from the
Federalist tyranny will continue to grow in strength, especially in the
light of the latest government nonsense down there in Ottawa.
Marc J. Ratusz
|I was hoping you would write a response to
this written and posted by a conservative blog in Ontario.
To Albertans, and indeed to all Western Canadians, I now say: what are
you waiting for? Can you now doubt that Ontario will never, ever, give
you a seat at the table? Your money is taken from you, year after year,
and not only have you no say in the matter, but under the current
order, you never will. Make no mistake: with the new precedents of
irresponsible government just set, what has been true in the past will
be even truer in the future. And dissecting the events of the past two
weeks, this has become clear to me: that the Stephen Harper who so
closely represents you, your beliefs, and your aspirations for your
future in Canada, is hated in Ontario precisely because he represents
you, your beliefs and your aspirations. What does that tell you? This
is the outcome of your twenty years of work in building a party, a
platform, a cause that would bring you into Canada. This is the answer
to "the West wants in". So I now truly hope that the West will want
out. Really, what is there here for you? Do you really want to continue
to be taxed without representation, especially when so much of what you
pay is handed over to others? Do you really want to continue to be
despised and mocked? Do you really want to continue to elect senators
who will go nowhere while Ontario Liberals send hacks of their own to
the red chamber to "represent" you, and laugh in your face?
|I have a few questions for you if you would be
so kind as to help me out. I
am trying to in a sense take the temperature of Alberta from my home in
How much support do you have?
What is your strategy for achieving your goals?
What sort of a time frame do you think you are looking at before you
I support the idea of an independant Alberta but, such talk has been
for sometime, why should I beleive you will succede?
|Top-notch site! Keep up the good
work! Free Alberta!
Hey, I'm curious if you've heard of any recent numbers on 2004 or 2005
transfer payments. I'd be very curious to know how much we're
being screwed out of!
Let me know if you find anything out!
|Is there at present either a coalition working
together for Albertan/western
independence (in spite of disagreement on some other issues) and/or an
Albertan/western party in favour of separation and wishing to establish
constitutional (monarchial) parlimentary government for such a new
|Good morning! I just wanted to comment that I
really enjoy reading your
site, especially as I am definitely in favor of the Alberta Separation
Movement. I have also joined the Alberta Separation Party to recognize
I thought that you might be interested, (and could possibly create a
your site?) to my most recent blog entry on why I think Alberta should
separate from Canada.
Here is the site: http://marketingbling.blogspot.com/
|Hi. I am an American living in
Minnesota. As far as I am concerned,
you guys are free to join us any time you like. We could use
pro Second amendment State. Another freedom loving State.
|I AM 50 YEARS OF AGE & ALBERTA
RESIDENT MY WHOLE LIFE ---- ENOUGH IS
|Here is my e-mail to Mr Harper
PLEASE GET US OUT OF HERE--MY PARTY IS INSULTED BY THE
ALIEN LIBERALS----MARTIN IS RUINING US WITH A CANADA THAT HAS
BEEN CORRUPTED--THERE IS NO CANADA THERE IS AN ONTARIO--AND THEN A BANK
OF --ALBERTA--SEPERATE AND STOP US FROM FINANCING THE CANADA LIBERAL
PS WHEN WILL THE Gomry Commission BE SHUT DOWN SO THAT OUR
LIBERAL---WHICH MEANS IN ACTUALITY OUR(HA)IMMORAL-- FRIENDS CAN SUCK
MORE OF MY CHILDRENS FUTURE AWAY FOR POLITICAL GAIN THAT WILL KILL
MORALITY-- FREE ENTERPRISE-- FREE RELIGION AND REAL CHOICE THAT
IS LEGISLATED AWAY BY AN INDENTURED PUBLIC SERVANT----
CAN YOU TELL I'M A BIT ????? OFF WITH MY PROVINCE BEING ?????IT WILL BE
SO NICE OF THAT MR MARTIN TO GIVE US FLOOD RELIEF FROM OUR OWN MONEY WE
SENT TO OTTAWA...SEE IT NEVER ENDS>>>WHY
NOT JUST QUIT WASTING TIME IN PARLIMENT AND COME HOME NOW........AND
ENJOY WHAT IS OURS................PS I AM NOT TOO THRILLED ABOUT
SENDING 2CENTS TO THE EAST ANY MORE.........LIKE I SAID
PLEASE GET US(THE HE--) OUT OF HERE
Allan T Pazder
I was very happy to come across your website -- it is beyond time we
took a stand against Ottawa!
I think it is great, the message you are trying to convey.
I just checked out your website. Having been a resident of Calgary
during the late 70's and all through the 80's I can certainly
understand the case for separation. But now I live on Vancouver Island
and have come to the conclusion that BC needs to leave as well for
similar reasons. Do you know of any movements that envision a Republic
of Western Canada?
|My name is David Fawcett, and I am very
supportive of Separation (in
addition to many people I know). Thank you for putting up a site, it
means alot to me and those that believe, like I do, that Alberta
doesn't have to take this crap from the East.
I am an independant software developer so if you need any help with
the site feel free to give me a shout =)
|I would appreciate having some confusion
There is no information on who started/runs this website. Is
affiliated with the Separation of Alberta Party, or does it represent a
differnt, but parallel, separatist movement?
good for you guy's,we can't get away from those crooks down east fast
enough. I am in total support,as are some of my friends.
Thanks, John Olive
|I did a search for
free alberta and came up with your site. I will be
investigating all the alternatives to the current political situation.
moved from Alberta to New Zealand in January and will be returning home
August. The state of national political affairs disgusts me. I wanted
share something I journaled the other day. I've attached a rage I've
to myself. Perhaps it will help in future diatribes.
|Who runs Free Alberta? Is it a political party
a discuusion group or a Provincial or Federal Gov't
search site to measure/identify Albertan's holding this
viewpoint? Please post your identity on your web site.
|by the by,
is free alberta a poli party? Can you join it will you run
|keep up the fight and let's get this great
province away from those vultures down east--
Take Care-- John Olive
my name ıs Jımmy Balderson and ı am from Magrath Alberta. İ go to
college ın the states and ı wont return to lıve ın alberta unless ıt
separates from the rest of canada.thanks. keep up the good work.
everyone, sorry my english sucks, I'm a separatist from
Québec. I have been working on giving a country to
kids for the last few years....Ottawa has been disgusting, trying to
sell Canada to Quebecers using many strategies (propaganda, lies and
flags...) and a lot of money (sponsorship). They are ready to
all they have against us because Canada is a domination structure that
provide power and money to people like millionaire Paul Martin.
Let's get rid of Ottawa togheter!!!
We should have a federal party that promote the end of Canada as we
know it. Lets be 10 different country united, like they did
Europe...No more lies, no more Ottawa!
|I would be honoured to support the goals and
ideals of a free and strong Alberta.
| Hi there,
My brother directed me towards
this site earlier today, and I am really
impressed with the content!
Thanks in advance,
| We all support separation.
I just visited FreeAlberta.com for the first time and I'm very
attending the next Separation Party of Alberta meeting. I
live in Calgary.
What is the date, time and location of the next Separation Party of
gathering in Calgary.
thank you very much for any information you can provide.
I might have had nothing to do with the current situation of our
country or its constutution,
but I sure as hell am going to have my say on an independant Western
|Count Me In!!!
I've been looking for something like these for a long time now.
Get back to me via email about how we can get some of these my way.
Regards, Darrell Faryna
|Hi, I show my support for FREE Alberta which
mean to me Justice and no
more "rule to law" with brith but arrogant judges who without shame are
at bench even fourty years and their cinism is borderless. Lawyers who
made El'dorado for themselves and wild West again. Individua
city licence for two hudred dollars are ten times worst then All Capone
with mashine gun in his heydays.
|I posted the following as answer to your
concern of the western perspective.
Perhaps the Free Alberta Power Member would like to read the first
paragraph of my posting above.
My perspective has always been from the point of view of my place of
birth - Alberta.
Anyone who looks at a map will quickly determine that Alberta will need
to accommodate British Columbia when forming a new country. BC will not
be going away and can not remain within Canada with an independent
Alberta on its eastern border.
Whether BC likes it or not its geographic position is a fact of life.
That makes two provinces which, for all intents and purposes equals the
Now the people of Alberta can continue to stumble along for another few
years bitching and griping OR they can gather together as many
likeminded people, no matter where they live, and start moving toward
the goal that we all want. When independence comes we will need many
friends in many places to make the transition work.
Let's start connecting with those future friends now.
|I've got you linked...
|What Foundation are you pointing to??
|You site is inaccurate...an act of Parliament
required all refineries
"West of the St. Lawrence" to purchase Alberta Crude oil at prices
(which happend to be up to 4 times higher than world prices) during the
50's in a move designed to develop the industry in Alberta...much work
on this was done by Borden
responds: What does that render inaccurate on the website?
simply meant that refineries in Montreal served Ontario instead.
today, the bulk of Alberta's pipelines go to the United States, not
Canada. The infrastructure to take advantage of that policy didn't even
oil industry was created and run by Albertans and Americans.
That's why Canadians had to nationalize the oil industry,
they didn't already own it. Had Canadians had the influence
say they did, it would have been reflected in their ownership
prior to government nationalizations.
Alberta was still a net contributor from 1963 (actually, well
before that, but that's when the Borden Commission Report
out) to present.
|Dear Alberta Malcontent:
I look at Alberta and people who live in Alberta (sorry, you'll NEVER
hear me use the term 'Albertans', 'Ontarians,' etc., we are CANADIANS)
as a whole and it is so hard not to laugh at you!! For the record, I
was born and raised in Winnipeg and I now live in Toronto, just so you
know who I am.
Firstly, you want to seperate? What a joke! All you people do is whinge
and complain about the big, bad Canadian government taking your money
... HELLO, YOU ARE A PART OF CANADA and we all have a role to play in
our respective provinces as far as taxes go. I pay a ton in taxes each
year, and I certainly don't feel the need to complain about it! TAXES
ARE THE BASIS OF EVERY CIVILISED NATION!!!!!!!!!
And my other question: why do you people try so hard to emulate the
Americans??? I mean for the love of God, you even have "Howdy" written
on your homepage!!!! What kind of normal Canadian says those words
other than in jest???
And just when I thought that the cowboy boots, Stetsons, pickup trucks
and stampedes were bad enough!! Again, a GREAT BIG JOKE!!!
As much as it upsets me when any one region thinks it's special, at
least Quebec has a valid reason for leaving -- namely a different
language, culture, etc., than the rest of us. Alberta's reason for
wanting to leave??? G-R-E-E-D. No more, no less. Greed over oil which
belongs to CANADA not to Alberta!!
Alberta was CANADA before it was ever alberta, my friend.
And I don't know why I am even getting upset over this -- it's not as
if we will EVER allow you to leave with OUR resources.
responds: Taxation without representation has been the
basis of political change, and nations that have seen vast transfers of
wealth also see political change.
is very much an Albertan saying. Cowboy hats, boots, pickups
and Stampedes are also a very important part of Albertan culture.
Thanks for noting that Alberta is quite different from Canada. Your
bigotry is not appreciated, however, except that it confirms
FreeAlberta.com's thesis about Alberta's place in the hearts and minds
the Constitution: resources are the exclusive domain the provinces.
Well, actually was originally a second class citizen, but that
historical wrong was righted - in theory -by giving Alberta full
control over her resources in 1930.
|just wonderin? are ya sure you want telus
advertising right now?great
site, been lookin for ya, glad i found ya. keep up the great work.
am a "souverainiste"(Idon't know how to write it in english,let's say
separatist)from Quebec and I agree with Alberta seperation,but I would
like to know somehing:you are surrounded by canada and united
states,how you will do for importation and exportation?you must have a
good relationship with canada!And I would like to know what is the % of
albertans that want a country.good luck for your country!
ps: sorry if i made mistakes :it's because i am french and i'm 16 years
write back plz!
The greatest idea since sliced bread.
Please count on my support.
|Hi. I think Alberta is a great province with a
distinct cultural history and commitment to conservative traditional
values. I think the Republic of Alberta has a nice sound to it. I might
go for it but for now could you tell me how difficult it would to get a
work permit to live and work in Alberta. Of course I would want to
become a citizen of Canada eventually or your future Republic. I live
in San Francisco , Ca. and folks you don't ever want to see liberalism
as an ideology to ever get a firm grip on your great provence as it has
gotten a hold here. It is not a pretty sight let me tell you. Anyway I
would like some information about immigration to Alberta. Thank you.
|Hi, I'm Bob Stephenson, I live in Ottawa,
I have lived here , in Ottawa, my whole
doesn't seem to matter which government body gets in. Everyone seems to
get in politics because they have overgrown egos.They just do what they
have to stay in power so they can get close to power and wealth .
Here's a story about politics : My
secretary was the wife of a well known politician .Who the politician
was is not important . The story is that "the well known politician"
thought of a policy to give to parliament .The other side got hold of
his idea and presented it as its own. Then "the well known
politician"'s side had to be against it, that's politics. I'm sick of
I'd like to know why they can't just get
and say ,"O.K. We know this is best for the country so lets just
agree.". I've gone to school with politicians kids and had dealings
with them, I have first hand experience about their character, some are
good and some bad in all parties .
Many people work for the government and are forgotten. They work their
whole lives for little pay and get no thanks. My mom had worked for
many government departments in the past at very little pay . She was
exploited. The government should be the body to show all other bodies
how they should act, but I guess kindness and fair wages are not meant
for everyone. I have to complain for my mother because she is not one
The government would
end her contract
just before she would be scheduled to become automatically Full time
with benefits. One year they forgot to end her term in time, Her union
stepped in, and convinced her to sign off anyway.The Union was less
than useless. There was no pay equity for contract people.
I feel bad for the way the federal
screwed my mother, now she's in her 60's and has nothing to look
forward to in retirement . I'm trying to help my mother, but I don't
know what to do.
Take it from someone who has
lived here its
not the place of the capital that matters its the greed and unjust acts
of the people in it, that make a government prey to the people in it .
When the government decided to start screwing people , some people
screwed back and stole large sums of money, hundreds of millions!
I wish I could get back all
the years my
mother worked for them, the private sector treats people better, I now
have my own business and I'm fed up with high taxes. I say fuck the
lazy unwilling to work assholes in parliament, there should be a credit
check on anyone running for parliament. They are the worst bunch of
I'm a working man. I work and pay high
taxes so I
can stay in dept to keep a roof over my head and over the head of the
people I love.
brings big problems. This
land seems to belong to whom ever has the power to hold it. I'm sad to
say but it doesn't matter what is right . It seems to all boil down to
money and power.
Alberta has tons of money so you hold
some power. Lets see what you do with it.
Quebec is now officially French Only ! Really , I'm not kidding . Check
it for yourself . Wake up ! Say no to french or you will not have any
say in your future. I don't think this country has a snowflakes chance
in Hell of lasting as it is.
Brian Mulroney was right to
try and make an
agreement with Quebec. English Canada can live without Quebec but I
don't think English Canada can live without Alberta.
Alberta should become Officially, English only, to reflect its
difference in confederation.
Have a good day, And fight for
I am envious of a your provincial finances and frustrated with our
current NDP, how can you be so short sided? How many years will your
oil last? Do you not see all the Hybrid cars coming? The world has
started already to move away from the very substance that made Alberta
rich. Its non-renewable. Doesn't that strike home with you? It will run
out. Then what? What if Alberta can't rebound? There are so many
alternatives for energy today, to rely on oil is foolhardy. The future
is anything renewable - like hydro electricity - in Manitoba.
What a shock that might be! A province like Manitoba contributing to
the well being of every province, long after all the oil is gone.
Get some perspective on why Alberta has
money and be glad you live in one of the richest, most peaceful
countries on earth. If your so hung up on leaving Canada, phone a
parti-Quebecois member, maybe he'll care. You're really no better.
Ron & Laura
FreeAlberta.com responds: Our oil will last for hundreds of years. Do
you not see the $70/bbl price of oil into the foreseeable future? That
implies a lot of demand well into the future. Please make up your mind
- will Alberta's oil run out because too much is consumed, or will it
simply not be demanded?
Manitoba's water relies on water that flows from the continental
divide, which is in Alberta.
Alberta is wealthy not only due to oil (or if you investigated things,
natural gas). Our surplus is roughly $7 billion; transfer payments to
Canada are roughly $11 billion; but energy royalties are roughly $9
billion. Without energy, we'd have $9 billion surplus.
|There's a typo in your FAQ. Look for
the phrase "Quebec that Quebec".
|I've just found more typos in your
FAQ. Look for the phrases:
"Alberta essentially is protected,
"decides upon subleting"
should be "decides to sublet", or use the
correct spelling "subletting"
|Hello Free Alberta Members,
I am from Thunder Bay Ontario, and stumbled across
site when relatives of mine from Alberta mentioned the Republic of
Alberta licence plates and the Alberta separation movement that is
I understand the resentment related to the NEP and
often seems Ontario protects the liberal party and keeps them in
government. I just ask that you bare with us. Change is coming. Ontario
appears ready to elect Conservatives.
One thing Albertans need to understand about Ontarians is that Toronto
and Ottawa do not represent the entire Province. There are many parts
of Ontario, such as Thunder Bay that feel very alienated by our
Provincial and Federal governments. Often policy by our Provincial
government only reflects the needs of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)
and not the Province as a whole. This has caused frustration on many
levels and sparked movements in parts of the Province to separate from
Southern Ontario or the GTA itself.
I plead with you though that Canada can work. It will take
change, but I believe we are better together than apart.
There is nothing I love more than jumping in my truck in the
summer and driving the stretch through Northwestern Ontario into
Manitoba, across Saskatchewan, and then on to Alberta for Stampede.
I've been doing that for years with my buddies and continue that
tradition today with my wife and family. To see Canada fall apart or
loose Alberta, I would really feel like I've lost something special.
The drive which I enjoy so much would definately never be the same.
responds: I appreciate the sentiment, but I don't see how change will
come. In order to become electable, the Conservatives have had to
change from the Reform Party to the Alliance and then further neuter
itself. I still think that scare tactics blaming Alberta (as was the
case in previous elections with health care, even though Quebec at that
point had more private health care than anyone) could work in the final
weeks of the election.
the misfortune of living in Toronto, I certainly understand your
sentiment towards the GTA. Living there actually hardened my
don't see how Alberta is better off within Canada. Yes, the NEP is a
sore point, and it still resonates in my memory. I've seen the lives
ruined by it. But that is only part of it. Other parts include the
transfer payments that have taken 1/4 trillion (yes, trillion, not
billion) dollars from Alberta since 1961. That's the equivalent of
stealing $250,000 from every Albertan family. The Shah's theft of 1/10
of that from Iranians helped spark a revolution. With Harper curiously
placating Quebec, by recognizing their claims of fiscal imbalance, how
exactly does he plan to solve it? I don't see another NEP
Harper government, but I don't see an ending of the system of
equalization. Nor do I see a dramatic lowering of taxes,
an elected Senate, fair representation or the ability to own firearms.
That's the main issue: I don't see one good reason over the long term
why Alberta should stay....and no federalist has managed to even offer
me a reason. I respectfully disagree that the Conservatives would be a
substantial change, and I may be in the minority, but this election
isn't over yet.
would be very welcome in Alberta anytime, whether we are independent
or remain colonized!
|Sir or Ma'am,
I agree and suppot all.
ON.....BUT SEE WWW.SEPARATIONTHOUGHTS.ORG.........ALBERTA AND
TOGETHER AS A REPUBLIC!....PLS COMMENT....AND OK TO LINK MY SITE WITH
YOURS.........CAN I LINK TO YOUR SITE? KEEP UP THE
|Hi. I am a huge supporter of a free Alberta.
|I am with you.
Call on me ---thanks again
Dr. Nikholas "Nick Stage--PHD.
|An amazing web site
I believe that no matter what party rules government we in
west will still be left out in the cold. Every one thinks that Steven
Harper is a westerner but it is far from the truth. He was born and
raised in the East and there his true priorities will alway lie.
It is time we actually do something constructive about the
separation idea and not sit on our asses. Lets get those petitions out
to every Albertan and see exactly what the sentiment is. We
need to draft our own constitution and be ready with a military or
militia if need to defend our territory. It is high time we as citizens
"storm the bastille" so to speak and actually get this going. We need a
strong plan of action and take it. I am very tired of all the talk and
no action. Most people around the "cooler" talk about wanting to
separate but no one has found that pettition to actually do it. Not
once has anyone asked me for my opinion on a survey as to how I feel
about this situation. No one I know has ever been officialy asked. This
is a priority that MUST be done NOW!!!
We all know the legal issues and rammifications if we don't
this. I am very upset and dissapointed at all the websites regarding
this issue as only giving ideas as to WHY to separate and not having
the guts to give any true MEAT to the idea. Enough of the tough talk
about doing it.... Lets just DO IT!!!
Before this year is out we need to make our stand towards
government one way or another. Let our own Premier know fully where we
stand and if necesseary take all the neccesary action without the
consent of a parliment in Ottawa that we really don't recognize
There is no more waiting around. By 2010 it is estimated
our regular oil reserves will be depleted and we will have to rely
heavily on the oil sands. Now that the USA is wanting more of our OIL
we need to protect it with proper tarifs and not let it just slip away
down south. We need an army to protect our land and resources so that
the rest of Canada and the world can not take it away from us so easily
and where we as Albertans get first dibs on our resources. Cut our
taxes and cut our costs on our own products.
While working closely with the USA is a very positive idea
with their ideas of wanting to come up here and take everything we have
and give it to their own people is far from what is right. If it was up
to the government in the east that is just what will happen.
Lets get this going as the window of opportunity for
is starting close very quickly. This idea has been hashed around for
over 75+ years but the time is drawing to a close where anything
positive can come about. If we don't protect ourselves now it will be
way too late.
Thank you for hearing me out
|I have a blog and frequently write about the
need for Albertan
independence, and was wondering if I might submit my site for
consideration for your links page. The address is
Thanks, and keep fighting the good fight!
An independent Alberta will need its own money system. If it
to adopt a monopoly fiat money system run by bankers and enforced by
politicians, then there would be no purpose in separating- within a few
short years Alberta would be just another socialistic tyranny.
I have written a book exposing monopoly fiat money systems, as imposed
upon the citizens of every country I know about. The book is
entitled Mega$cam and it also offers several alternative ways to usher
in sound money systems, without which true freedom can not
I would be pleased to send you a free copy if you send me your name and
Thank you Jimm Braadli
|I am a proud Alberta farm boy trying to save
up to buy dads farm. Go ralph, and please let me me know how
I can help you.