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Britain Is Furiously Googling How To Move To Canada

Canada is everyone's Plan B, apparently.

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A lot of people in the U.K. are suddenly googling how to move to Canada following the Brexit referendum.

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Canadians have gotten used to Americans threatening to move here after elections, but it took on extra urgency this year as Donald Trump clinched the Republican nomination for president.

But now Britons are considering the Great White North as well after a majority of people voted Thursday in favour of leaving the European Union.

Google Trends shows there was a spike Thursday in moving-to-Canada searches as it became clear that the Leave side would prevail.

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Although Google's graph don't show the exact number of searches, it's clear there was a big jump.

Canada is the world's lifeboat, pretty much.

I love how "move to Canada" is now a global Plan B. https://t.co/B7aw8I0mIl

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Justin Trudeau is a pretty big selling point.

Brits, if you're upset by #Brexit, consider moving to Canada. Who would you rather have leading your country?

brb moving to Canada JUSTIN TRUDEAU HOLD ME & NEVER LET ME GO

Basically everyone is freaking out over Brexit.

+500% spike in searches for "buy gold" in the past four hours https://t.co/pmMsRUcAwK

Ishmael N. Daro is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto. PGP fingerprint: 5A1D 9099 3497 DA4B

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