More Than 25% Of BC Locals Think The Province Would Be 'Better Off' As Its Own Country
Some feel more connected to American cities than they do with Canadian ones.
A new survey shows that a significant number of B.C. locals don't feel all that Canadian.
On Tuesday, August 4, Research Co. conducted an online survey, the results of which indicated that over a quarter of British Columbia residents would prefer a BC separation from Canada.
27% of respondents
Believed BC would be "better off" as its own country.
This number has increased by 10% since the survey was last conducted in 2019.
On top of that, nearly 60% of British Columbians surveyed said they have more in common with American Pacific cities such as Seattle or Portland than they do with Toronto or Montreal.
Whereas 25% of BC residents feel like they are "British Columbians first, and Canadians second."
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