In case you haven’t heard, Alberta elected an NDP government Tuesday night. It’s a dramatic shift for the province considered to be the Canadian Conservative heartland.
It’s also a result that triggers the question:
Are we all moving to alberta?— Kara Stone (@karaastone) May 6, 2015
Some were jazzed about the idea.
RV IS PACKED. MOVING TO ALBERTA— COUNCILLOR STOCKDALE (@DAVE_STOCKDALE) May 6, 2015
Others, not so much.
Well, so much for moving back to Alberta.— EdmOilers4Ever (@jpetovello) May 6, 2015
Conservative friend in Alberta: "I'm moving" #abvote— Janice Dickson (@janicedickson) May 6, 2015
Here I thought moving to Alberta was going to get me away from a NDP government. #whatjusthappened— Julie Mitchell (@juliefmitchell) May 6, 2015
I'm moving out of Alberta.— Trevor Hilton (@trevorhilton) May 6, 2015
Lots of people are still reeling from shock.
Cue the curmudgeons.
It's going to be insufferable listening to lefties talk about moving to Alberta instead of Sweden after tonight.— Shawn Micallef (@shawnmicallef) May 5, 2015
And the opportunists.
Hark! Job creation!
According to my Twitter feed, the moving companies in Alberta are going to be busy.— It's The Z-A-P (@Zap_Davids) May 6, 2015
A lot of people tweeting about moving out of Alberta after #abvote So, um. Can I buy your house? Like on the cheap.— Kent Morrison (@KentMGlobal) May 6, 2015
So get ready, Alberta.
All of downtown Toronto moving to Alberta...— Raoul Bhaneja (@raoulbhaneja) May 6, 2015
Holy crap, NDP won something?? brb, moving to Alberta.— Clay (@ClaytonGWard) May 6, 2015
And the rest of Canada, too.
Because Canadian politics got a lot more interesting.
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