Posts Tagged ‘ Canada-US trade ’

“Pres Obama & Canadian PM to make statement any moment” .. is new Canada-US border deal worth it?

Dec 8th, 2011 | By | Category: In Brief

Susan Bonner on CBC TV, reporting from Washington, had just said that the new Canada-US border deal (aka US-Canada border deal ) just wasn’t on anyone’s radar in the USA. No one there was paying attention. So I was a little surprised when, flipping to my favourite US political TV channel, MSNBC, I saw the […]



What’s going on with the Canadian economy (does anyone really know)?

Jan 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Key Current Issues

It is probably quite politically clever that “Conservative MPs will soon be asking their constituents for advice on what to do about the economy … Prime Minister Stephen Harper has sent a letter to the Tory caucus asking each MP to proactively seek out ideas on the next phase of the government’s economic action plan.” […]



Yes, Virginia, passports at the border pick everyone’s pockets .. and don’t catch any more terrorists either

Jul 16th, 2009 | By | Category: In Brief

Just in case you had any doubts, two current events in the USA today confirm that the increasingly “tighter border” between the United States and Canada, in vain pursuit of US anti-terrorism policy over the past eight years, “hurts [the] economy” on both sides of the line. To start with, about “500 officials, experts and […]