Alberta won’t be pushed around

OTTAWA – And up through the ground came a bubblin’ crude.

Oil that is, black gold…

And Alberta is sitting on one of the Earth’s largest masses of the stuff – making the province the envy and driver of the Canadian economy and the favourite target of political attacks from eastern politicians in 2012.

Three stood out – NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair’s Dutch disease musings, Liberal MP David McGuinty’s rant against Alberta MPs and a Justin Trudeau interview in which he bemoaned the province’s growing clout in the federation and how Quebecers make better prime ministers.

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