With the prospect of plunging off the fiscal cliff looming ever closer, a small trickle of Americans fleeing to Canada has increased into a somewhat larger trickle.
Terrified at the prospect of an economic collapse and the end of life as we know it, and the perceived inability of the US government to effectively deal with anything, these Americans are sneaking into Canada and seeking low-paying menial jobs.
"Just yesterday, a Yank doctor knocked on my door," said Craig Roberts of Windsor, Ontario. "The guy came all the way from Detroit, eh? I mean that's like ten minutes away, eh? Here I am sitting in my living room knocking down a couple of Blues while watching a repeat NHL game on account of the stike, and this hoser comes up and asks me if he could mow my lawn, eh? I pointed to all the snow and he asked me if he could make an ice sculpture for me, eh? I told him to go back to the states and drink his weak tasteless beer in his own country, eh?"
The Canadian authorities are considering beefing up border security by removing all Welcome to Canada signs.