Watch now: The Resilience of Western Alienation in a Transformative Era


Published: 19Feb2021

A lecture about western alienation, Canadian federalism, regional conflict, and more that took place on Friday, February 12, 2021.

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Why, in the evolution of the Canadian federal state, does there seem to be so much regional conflict and so little unity?

In this talk, Dr. Loleen Berdahl (Universities of Saskatchewan and Regina) considers the persistence of regional conflict in Canada by examining western alienation — that is, discontent emerging from one, some, or all of Canada’s four westernmost provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba.

This event was co-organized by the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship.

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