B.C. realtor fired for social media comment about Alberta ‘cry infants’|Globalnews.ca
Reconsider prior to posting comments on social media.That’s the bottom-line message after an Okanagan real estate agent was fired this week after posting a remark concerning Alberta.On Thursday
, the owner of Century 21 Guarantee Realty Ltd., informed Global News that real estate agent Ben Houghton no longer works for the company following fallout from the 16-word Facebook remark.
The remark from Houghton read:” Alberta such cry babies. don’t worry Alberta your greed will soon be back in complete swing.”
It’s not understood what the comment remained in response to, or the context in which it was made, however responses to it drew quick disapproval.Story continues below ad Further, emotions are still raw in numerous parts of Western Canada following Monday’s federal election in which Justin Trudeau’s Liberal party recorded the most seats, albeit in a minority form.However, the Conservatives controlled Alberta and Saskatchewan, along with most of B.C.’s northern and southern Interior electoral districts. 2:07 Liberal victory restores separatist talk in Western Canada Liberal triumph restores separatist talk in Western Canada Following the election, talk of Alberta separatism has restored, with #wexit trending on social networks. Some have actually asked B.C. to join the separatist movement, which has led to mixed social media comments While some in B.C. have concurred