Bonnyville to leave the Federation of Canadian Municipalities - The Post Millennial

While there are many large strokes of the sword that represent the implication of the Alberta Firewall, what is frequently missed is the necessity for the smaller baby steps on that journey. These baby steps help lay the framework for the larger task at hand. Bravo to Bonnyville.
"Not only is western alienation from the federal government been troubling Albertans lately, but Alberta’s rural municipalities are also feeling the disconnect from their eastern counterparts. 
Despite currently being members of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) the municipal district of Bonnyville is forgoing its membership to send a message that it is tired of not being heard."
full article here.