A country is not high school.
Canada is rocks and trees, and some 35 million individuals living in a federal state with sovereign provincial governments.
Alberta is not a “person”. And Quebec is not a “student”.
Here’s my message to Americans, and other foreigners: We Canadians are divided, but Americans have never, ever exploited this sectarian divide. (The closest was when Clinton helped Chretien by giving a speech, and Carter allowed Trudeau Snr to speak to Congress.)