Vancouver should secede and become a legal city state within Canada, dealing primarily with federal goverment.
That's the One Big Idea of Chris Haddock, creator, writer and producer of CBC TV's Vancouver-set, long-running Da Vinci's Inquest and its successor Da Vinci's City Hall.
What do you think? Could Vancouver become an economic island in British Columbia? Is it a scenario you imagine would bring prosperity and autonomy - or isolation and collapse?
Mr. Haddock and Globe reporter Ian Bailey to discussed this provocative idea Monday. Read the conversation below.