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Yet, Boutilier said Alberta and other provinces and territories are owed the same rights associated with the Quebec nation, a distinction recently approved by the House of Commons.
"Each province is a nation within a nation," he said.
What exactly that title means is open for interpretation, Boutilier noted.
However, for Alberta, he said it could be a recognition that it deserves more immigration powers to address the mounting labour crunch, and that the federal government solve a fiscal imbalance that some provinces claim sees Ottawa collecting more tax revenue than necessary.
Hear, hear! I for one would love to see a resolution before the House recognizing Alberta as a nation (within a unified Canada, bien sur).