LINKS March 14, 2011


Public consultations to begin on proposed Cnaada-US border deal [Posmedia News]

Better border vital to business, ministers says [QMI]

Canadians asked for plan to improve border with US [CTV News]

Canadians asked to weigh in on border security [Toronto Sun]

Stranded in the US… While trying to get into the US [Grand Forks Herald]

Live carp smuggled into Canada [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

Big changes in store for two border crossings [Leader Post]

Schumer fights for border radar to combat drug smuggling [WCAX - NY]

A new border security program in place – fighting drugs from the north [Daily News Pulse]


Gary Mar has two new advantages as he prepares to enter Alberta Conservative leadership races []

State Department spokesman quits after criticizing WikiLeaks suspect’s treatment [Washington Post]

Clinton leaves for revolution tour focused on Libya, Egypt, Tunisia [Radio Free Europe]

Clinton urges reform in post-revolt Egypt, Tunisia [AP]

Slaughter: Fiddling while Libya burns [NY Times]

Arab League asks UN for no-fly zone over Libya [Washington Post]

UK and US hail Arab League call for no-fly zone over Libya [Irish Times]

Canada Center opens [AP]

Ivison: Stockwell Day deserves to be remembered [National Post]

Will Wisconsin’s chill on labour move north? [Globe and Mail]



Insights gained on cross-border visits [Buffalo News]

Company threatens to leave Canada over immigration headache [Toronto Sun]

Can-Am Days begin today [Myrtle Beach News]

‘Perfect storm’ for buying US real estates: realtor [Financial Post]

Erie gets a big boost from Up North []



Crude matters to Hollywood: James Cameron backs anti-oil sands documentary [Variety]

Work on Keystone XL oil pipeline infrastructure delayed [AP]

Pipeline power line delayed [Columbus Telegram]

Letter: Support Keystone XL pipeline [Lincoln Journal Star - Nebraska]

If gas prices go up further, blame Canada [Star Tribune]

US nuclear industry faces new uncertainty [NY Times]

Letter: find alternatives to the oil sands [Victoria Times Colonist]

Letter: Canadian oil means jobs, energy security for US []

Alberta appoints panel for carbon capture review [Calgary Herald]

How oil makes Canada four (or five) different countries [Toronto Star]

CAPP supports robust monitoring in oil sands region [CNW]



Canadian Afghan legacy unclear [QMI]

NATO ministers approve six Afghan regions for handover to Afghan []



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LINKS March 11, 2011




US-Canada unveil joint assessment to combat terrorism threats [BNO News]

US-Canada tourism partners examine border issues [AP]



Trade surplus points to stronger recovery [Globe and Mail]

Canada’s foreign trade returned to mediocrity in January [Journal of Commerce]

Attracting new visitors goal of two-day tourism conference [The Standard - St. Catherine's, Ont.]


Today is ‘Canada Day’ at North Dakota State Capitol [PR Newswire]


Winnipeg man faces drug conspiracy charges [CBC]


Idaho Rivers United files lawsuit over megaloads [KLEWTV Idaho]

Build on Oil Ties [Windsor Star]


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2011-02-25 US Ambassador David Jacobson speaks at Guelph U

February 21, 2011
By Luiza Ch. Savage

US Ambassador to Canada, and former Governor General Michaelle Jean, speak at “Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit” at Guelph University

Friday Feb. 25, 4-6pm

Guelph University

Guelph, Ont.

More info here.

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