Western Block Party

political party in Canada

The Western Block Party (or WBP) was a conservative political party in Canada. It wanted Western Canada to become independent from the rest of Canada. It was founded in 2005.[1] It first ran candidates in the 2006 federal elections. The party's current leader is Paul St. Laurent.[2]

The WBP was not affiliated with some other independent parties in western Canada, such as the Alberta First Party and the Western Independence Party of Saskatchewan.



  1. Jake Edmiston (28 January 2014). "Dream of 'free and independent Western Canada' ends as separatist party officially deregistered". National Post.
  2. "Registered Political Parties and Parties Eligible for Registration". Elections Canada. 13 November 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2014.