LINKS April 1, 2011


Canadian man arrested in Maine after bogus detonator threat made on bus [AP]

US Border patrol report [The Northern Light - WA]

Israeli traveler humiliated in Germany, Canada []


High on the job: Ambassador Doer thrives on the adrenaline rush [Winnipeg Free Press]

Practical politics at work [Winnipeg Free Press]


Harper talks trade, but is this just an outreach exercise? [Globe and Mail]


Court documents link second polygamous leaders to cross-border marriages [CP]


No Canadian boots on the ground in Libya, Harper vows [Postmedia News]

Gates says other nations can arm Libyan rebels [NY Times]

NATO warns rebels against attacking civilians [NY Times]

Lawmakers batter Gates on Libya [Washington Post]


100 US landowners tell Clinton Keystone XL pipeline too risky []

Former State Dept. envoy backs Keystone pipeline [Reuters]

Republicans make ‘urgent case’ for TransCanada’s Keystone [Globe and Mail]

Republicans press Obama to approve oil sands pipeline [Postmedia News]

Republicans make ‘urgent case’ for Canadian oil [CP]

Pembina: tough but fair regulations would drive oil sands regulation [Petroleum Economist]

Indigenous activists fight building massive pipelines from tar sands through US []

Enbridge pushes for political support of oil sands pipeline [Globe and Mail]

Alberta oil sands ‘greening’ good news for Ontario [Edmonton Journal]

Layton would slash oilsands subsidies [CBC]

Okla Commissioners to discuss Cushing oil suppply [COKO TV - Oklahoma City]

The Koch brothers come to Canada to promote their oil sands interests []


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LINKS March 31, 2011


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

Minister defends anti-smuggling ad Tamil group deems ‘xenophobic’ [Postmedia News]


New allegations surface of FLDS underage marriages [Salt Lake Tribune]


Economist Jeff Rubin predicts $1.20 Canuck buck []

Nordstrom, J. Crew coming to Canada [CTV]

Wal-Mart launches Canada supercenter ‘onslaught‘ [Reuters]


Little talk on the hustings of Canada’s role in Libya [Globe and Mail]

Libyan air-war costs could reach $1 billion for US; Canada mum on CF-18 pricetag [CP]

Canadian Forces test new Arctic search and rescue force [CP]


Imperial to ‘revisit’ foreign input into oil sands (after protests against megaloads) [Edmonton Journal]

Obama oil plan buoys Alberta [Postmedia News]

Obama says Canada a “partner” in US plans to make itself less dependent on oil [CP]

Obama seeks to cut oil imports but says Canada ‘important’ source [Postmedia News]

Can we do without the Mideast? [NY Times]

Boosting oil sands exports takes time, expert says [Toronto Star]

Obama targets cuts in US oil imports [Globe and Mail]

Transport of oil from tar sands fuels debate [mother nature network]

LINKS March 29, 2011

March 29, 2011
By Luiza Ch. Savage

Updated 4:05 pm EST


With Cannon on the hustings, Canada sends civil servant to Libya talks [Globe and Mail]

Clinton meets allies as NATO jets enable Libyan rebel gains [Bloomberg]


Obama tethers American iPad to Canadian BlackBerry [AppleInsider]

Netflix broadens Canadian movie turf [Financial Post]


Canadian polygamy trial weighs religious rights [Reuters]

Two Canadians charged in gun smuggling case [Billings Gazette - Montana]

Canadian woman who bilked the elderly to be sentenced in Los Angeles [LA Times]


Transition from US led force to NATO command is complex [AP]

Alberts: Why Americans need not fear Canadian general in Libya [The Elephant]

Canada moving into role as leader overseas [Postmedia News]

NATO commander: mission is to protect civilians [AP]

Canadian soldier, 24, killed in Afghanistan [CTV]


Alaska House urges stronger Arctic collaboration with provinces, territories [Fairbanks Daily News - Miner]

Military sovereignty exercise: speeding up response time [Northern News Services]

Arctic sovereignty author wins foreign affairs writing prize [Toronto Star]


As Canadian oil moves south, Americans push back [NPR]

Liepert: Alberta supports a national energy strategy [Calgary Herald]

Deal between Metis community, oil firm, a turning point [Financial Post]

Europe moves closer to oil sands band [Tyee]

Tar sands emissions will be identified in green fuel law [GreenBusiness]

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