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The Canadian future of Scotland links UK, Quebec, China, Estonia

The Canadian future of Scotland? The 23 links below show how this idea played out. Do we have a take-away? Well, apparently you can write more than a dozen books, each of them running between 90,000 and 140,000 words, and find yourself beating through a starless night to find an audience. OR you can spin off 600 words and watch them spiral into the cyber-sky like fireworks. Who knew?

CTV Videos: 

From Toronto . . .
From Scotland, Ontario. . . 

Original blog post (170 words): Let's invite Scotland to join Canada
Globe and Mail (600 words): It’s time for Scotland to find a new home – in Canada

BBC News #1: BBC Trigger warning: 'previously unthinkable' ideas 'may shock some'
BBC News #2: Scotland could join Canada, but should it? Your responses
The Scotsman (first version). . .
The Scotsman (second version): A prominent author [says] Scotland should be invited to become a province of Canada.
The Weather Network: With talk of Scotland as 11th province, weather might be why

Quebec . . . 
Montreal Blog . . .
Estonia . . .
China . . .
Spain / castellano. . .
Spain / catalan
Brazil / Portuguese

The Independent / UK. . .
Daily Mail / UK . . .
The Week / UK Scotland should ditch the UK for Canada following second referendum
100.3 the Q Scotland As Canada’s 11th Prrrrovince? Och Aye, Says Ken McGoogan 


News Hornet. . .
Huffington Post. . . .

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Before turning mainly to books about arctic exploration and Canadian history, Ken McGoogan worked for two decades as a journalist at major dailies in Toronto, Calgary, and Montreal. He teaches creative nonfiction writing through the University of Toronto and in the MFA program at King’s College in Halifax. Ken served as chair of the Public Lending Right Commission, has written recently for Canada’s History, Canadian Geographic, and Maclean’s, and sails with Adventure Canada as a resource historian. Based in Toronto, he has given talks and presentations across Canada, from Dawson City to Dartmouth, and in places as different as Edinburgh, Melbourne, and Hobart.