Canadian island urges Americans to immigrate if Donald Trump becomes president

Are you one of the millions of Americans who vowed to leave the country if mogul and TV star Donald Trump became president?

Are you now concerned friends and family will forever shun you if Trump happens to win and you fink on your promise to renounce your U.S. citizenship?

We need people. We need you!

Whether or not you were exaggeratingor, like many others, you made the vow in early-to-mid 2015, when it seemed like Trump didnt have a snowballs chance in hell of ever winning the New Hampshireprimaryit doesnt matter much. His off-the-cuff and often vulgar political style is rapidly growing in popularity.

In other words, you should probably start thinking about where else youd like to live.

But dont sweat it. You can always just move to Canada, where Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is from. In fact Canada wants you, and anyone else forsaking their nationality because of Trump, to come and live on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, where women can get abortions, Muslim people can roam freely, and the only walls are holding up the roofs of our extremely affordable houses.

We are an island about the same size as the Hawaiian Big Island, on the East Coast of Canada, Bretons tourism page says. The tongue-in-cheek promotion goes on to explain that the island, which is world renowned for its scenic roadways, not to mention its Celtic-style fiddle music, is enduring a bit of a population problem.

The islands population is shrinking, its economy slowing, and that out-migration has left it on an unstable path, it says.

We need people. We need you!

Conveniently, you can apply for Canadian citizenship online. The Cape Breton if Donald Trump Wins website also recommends perusing a few jobs listings before showing up and further boosting its already significant unemployment rate.

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