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Planning to move to Canada if Trump wins? Meet your new prime minister.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is visiting Washington this week. (Ruben Sprich/Reuters)
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Faced with the increasingly possible possibility that Donald Trump could become president of the United States, hordes of Americans have been considering making a move up north.

“How to move to Canada” topped Google searches following The Donald’s impressive Super Tuesday performance last week, and the yuuuge amount of traffic just might have crashed the Canadian government’s immigration website. There’s been a threatened celebrity stampede, with famous folk like Miley Cyrus and Cher promising they’ll decamp to join the ranks of Canuks rather than live in an America where there’s a President Trump in the White House.

For those considering the flight in the cold light of post-caucus morning, this week offers a rare opportunity to get a closer look at the leader of their prospective adoptive country’s government. Basically, this is the guy you’d be trading for Trump: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Washington this week for an official visit.

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Trudeau isn’t a bad poster boy for his country: He’s young (44), seems fun (see the “Justin Trudeau strip tease” for charity video), plus his liberal politics will likely go down like chicken soup for the Trump-hater’s soul.

But forget just creeping on his Instagram account (though don’t miss the adorable pics of him snuggling with pandas). Tire-kicking Yanks actually have a chance to see Trudeau interact with Americans during his pomp-and-circumstance-laden visit, so they’ll know what to expect should they take up residence in the provinces.

On Wednesday night, Trudeau and his equally photogenic wife, Sophie Grégoire, are slated to mingle at the Renwick Gallery with lawmakers, Canadian officials and VIP guests — including “Can’t Feel My Face” singer The Weeknd — at a private reception hosted by progressive think tank Canada 2020, the Smithsonian Institution and the Center for American Progress.

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Following a day of panel discussions and bilateral bonding, on Thursday night, it’s a formal do at the White House. Protocol sticklers might insist that it’s not a “state dinner,”  but rather the duller-sounding “official dinner,” since Trudeau is merely the head of Canada’s government, while Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state. Nevertheless, the tuxes will be donned and toasts will be raised.

Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles, whose hits include “Love Song” and who wrote the music and lyrics to the upcoming Broadway show “Waitress,” will provide the traditional after-dinner performance. Maple, of course, will grace the dessert.

No word yet on the guest list, which the White House keeps close to the vest. But expect the usual mix of lawmakers, administration officials, business titans and the odd celebrity with Canadian ties to leaven the mix. (Note: Justin Bieber is from Ontario. We are just saying.)

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