Majority of Albertans votes to scrap equalization payments
Nearly 62 percent of Albertans have voted in support of removing federal equalization payments from Canada’s constitution, after Premier Jason Kenney put the issue to a referendum. Kenney says Alberta is getting a raw deal, but he was part of the federal government that agreed to the formula. And the results of this referendum don’t change that formula. So what’s this really about? Heather Yourex-West explains.