New billboards just went up in Canada suggesting Alberta should join the USA
If you live in in Edmonton or Ottawa, you might see some interesting billboards pretty soon.
The Alberta USA Foundation, led by Wexit co-founder Peter Downing, said that they have paid for billboards to go up on Monday that feature a photo of U.S. President Donald Trump alongside the question, "Should ALBERTA join the USA?"
Let’s get ready to rumble 🥊— Peter Downing (@Alberta_USA) August 20, 2020
Billboard launches August 31. 🇺🇸 🚀https://t.co/wJi7ZWMFXO#Alberta51 #AlbertaUSA pic.twitter.com/omlhvHXg6G
"It's time to face the fact that the USA has all the freedom, job prospects, and investment capital that the people and industry of Alberta could ever want," the group's website reads.
"Canada, by comparison, will soon take even more wealth away from the youthful, highly skilled, and well-educated labour force of Alberta. This is because Ottawa must use it to subsidize the massive aging population in Eastern Canada that are on the verge of retirement."
The Alberta USA Foundation has paid for a billboard asking the question: “Should Alberta join the U.S.?” Justin Trudeau Liberal vision for Canada is going to “spell our economic death in Alberta” and that joining the US would solve Alberta’s economic and political problems.— edddy man (@ajaxcarrier) August 30, 2020
While these billboards will only be up for a week, they will also appear in Calgary, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City shortly after.
Dear Peter,— Muddy Waters (@wpgjets4life) August 31, 2020
Please stop embarrassing the Province of Alberta more than you already have.
The citizens of Alberta.
A recent survey showed that 20 per cent of Albertans believe the separation of Western provinces from Canada is a good idea while 26 per cent said they could live with it.
"If there's something that those in the political right and the political left in Alberta both agree on, it is that Jason Kenney is not doing a good job for Albertans," Downing told the Edmonton Journal.
Back in June, Downing resigned as the leader of the Wexit Canada party, which is now being led by veteran conservative politician Jay Hill.
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