Separating Scotland not a good move, says expat

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Scotland First Minister Alex Salmond holds a copy of the agreement on a referendum of independence for Scotland, during a news conference at St Andrew's House in Edinburgh on Monday. (David Moir/Reuters)
After years of fierce debate, Scotland will finally have a chance to vote for it's independence.

Monday, Britain's prime minister David Cameron and Scotland's first minister Alex Salmond signed a referendum agreement. The referendum will allow Scottish citizens to vote in late 2014 on whether they want to become their own country.   

Ian Middler is a retired teacher living in the Okanagan who is originally from Aberdeen, Scotland. He doesn't think separation will benefit Scotland, and says the country should stay with Britain.

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