The only party with a straight path to independence

The objective of The Independence Party is to provide effective government that reduces Alberta’s dependence upon Canada’s federal government as it works towards establishing an independent Alberta nation. Upon forming government, The Independence Party will name a date for a referendum on independence within the first year.

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Watch Leadership Convention 2022

The Independence Party wants to congratulate and welcome Artur Pawlowski to his new role as Leader of The Independence Party.  Today we move forward stronger; this grassroots movement united to bring back accountability, prosperity and freedom to the people of Alberta.

Thank you to all of our volunteers for their hard work during this leadership contest.  We could not have done it without you! 


Election Results for Leadership Contest 2022

1086 of 1589 ballots cast. 1 spoiled.

Katherine Kowalchuk: 384 votes 35.56%
Artur Pawlowski: 696 votes 64.44%

Artur Pawlowski wins with 64.44% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 1080
Abstentions: 6



Our Mission

The people of Alberta, after being forced into the Canadian confederation without their consent, have attempted since 1905 to gain a fair deal in confederation without success. Therefore, it is necessary that The Independence Party of Alberta be established to end the cycle of injustice.

The Independence Party of Alberta is committed to separating from Canada and creating a sovereign nation, without exception.

Founding Principles

  1. We believe that the government must serve the people of Alberta in both word and deed.
  2. We believe that Alberta must appropriate all federal powers (unilaterally if necessary), leading up to the formation of a new Alberta national government.
  3. We believe in the individual rights and freedoms of all Albertans at no expense of anyone’s individual rights and freedoms.
  4. We believe in the rule of law and that all individuals are equal before the law.
  5. We believe in the rights of individuals to own and defend property.
  6. We believe in a balance between fiscal and social responsibility.
  7. We will establish an Alberta Constitution.
  8. We are committed to accountable government through the right to recall elected representatives and to initiate referenda.
  9. The creation of the Republic of Alberta requires support from the majority of Albertans. Therefore, the party will work towards an image, message and policies that reflect the values of most Albertans, within the bounds of these founding principles.