LINKS Sept. 14, 2011


Detroit bridge owner gets Koch help [Bloomberg]

More secure passports coming next year [CP]

US federal prosecutors discuss northern border issues [WSJ]

Holder: Officers from US, Canada will work on cross-border investigations [AP]

Harper, Obama to give details of border security deal [Postmedia News]

Much good has come from tightened border security [Peace Arch News]


Ottawa says it will fight Buy American measures [Toronto Star]

US envoy says trade with Canada is top issue [AP]

Canadians anxious about Buy American provisions in Obama’s jobs bill [CP]

Geithner: Economy in an early stage of crisis [Real Clear Politics]

Obama declares ‘national emergency’ for jobs [Politico]

Strong Cdn dollar not only reason for shopping in US [CBC]

Weak job market has Canadians looking north [Postmedia News]

US media juggernaut still a threat to Canada [Troy Media News]

Cdn doctors still make dramatically less than US counterparts: study [National Post]


Doer says he won’t run for NDP leadership [Toronto Star]


Canada to extend Libya mission by 3 months [CTV]

Canadian companies will benefit from military intervention: Libyan official [Postmedia News]

NATO balks at Libya nation-building, policing [AP]


Oliver stumps for Keystone pipeline in California [CP]

Peter Lougheed opposes Keystone pipeline [CBC]

Yedlin: Lougheed comment sparks pipeline debate [Calgary Herald]

Oil patch steams ahead [Financial Post]

Tar-sands showdown [Wired]

10 reasons why the Keystone pipeline will be built [National Review]

Over 1,200 Keystone protesters arrested [Living on Earth]


LINKS Sept. 7, 2011


Border agent says there’s nothing to do, money is being wasted [CNN]

Canada dropped $92-billion on security post-9/11 [Postmedia News]

Canadian trucker admits smuggling cocaine from US [AP]

Tragedy forged new reality [CP]

Schumer calls on Feds to move ahead with joint border crossing []

Hampson: 9/11 and the Remaking of Canada []

Robertson: The border: The bygone days of ‘pass friend’ [Embassy mag]

After 9/11, border patrol doubles, fewer tourists cross border, more criminals caught [Detroit Free Press]

More Canadian manufacturers encountering difficulty as they try to cross into the US [NB Business Journal]

Georgia man stays in jail after border child porn bust [Winnipeg Sun]


Flaherty wants probe into ‘irritating’ US-Canada price gaps [Postmedia News]

How Canadians get access to US-only deals [Globe and Mail]

Is the US ready for Little Mosque on the Prairie [BBC]

Canadian dealers get ‘carve out’ from US regulations [Financial Post]


Lt. Gen. Bouchard assesses NATO’s mission in Libya [NPR]

Plan would keep small force in Iraq past deadline [NY Times]


Sen. Johannes, second prominent Nebraska Republican opposes Keystone pipeline [Des Moines Register]

Study: Tar sands oil will reach US sans pipeline [Forbes]

Oil sands need US workers: Alberta minister [Bloomberg]

Dalai Lama joins Keystone pipeline opponents [Calgary Sun]

McKibben: What comes next for oil sands action []

Nobel Laureates urge Obama to reject pipeline [Huffington Post]

Canada minister ‘increasingly optimistic’ about Keystone approval [Dow Jones]

Cdn ambassador confident pipeline will be approved for jobs [Postmedia News]

Oil-funded study: more drilling would add 1.4 million jobs [Reuters]

Are Canadians growing apathetic about the oil sands? [Huffington Post]

Keystone XL benefactor to send oil overseas [Michigan Messenger]

Letter to Oprah Winfrey on ‘ethical oil’ ads []



LINKS May 24, 2011

May 24, 2011


Who’s who on the US terror watch-list? More than terrorists it seems [Global Post]

Canada’s refugee system is a dead end for terrorists [Globe and Mail]

WikiLeaks: Border guards feared Mohawks [The Narcosphere]

US advocate for incarcerated mothers prevented from entering Canada []


It’s cheaper to vacation south of the border [Ottawa Citizen]

Solid Americas strategy would reap big rewards for Canada [Globe and Mail]

Will John Baird follow Canadians’ views on the world? [Edmonton Journal]


Senators introduce resolution to support use of force in Libya [Washington Post]

NATO bombs Tripoli in heaviest strikes yet [NY Times]

Clinton: More NATO nations must join Libya mission [AP]


Federal rules for oilsands draw ire [Calgary Herald]

Baird: Upcoming oil sands brawl could forever change Alberta [Calgary Herald]

Harper conservatives ‘hypocrites’ on oil sands: Alberta [Postmedia News]

Weak-kneed pipeline bill advances to final vote [Nebraska State Paper]

Texas EPA czar delays permit for Keystone XL pipeline [Dallasblog]

TransCanada defends pipeline project in Washington [Postmedia News]

House panel debates oil pipeline plan [AP]

API: Keystone XL pipeline will create hundreds of thousands of new American jobs [Oil and Gas online]

TransCanada insists that oil sands oil not harmful to transport than conventional heavy oil []

GOP makes pipeline push []

Terry wants oil pipeline deadline [Omaha World-Herald]

Should Obama back oil pipeline? [National Journal]

Pipeline opponents critical of House hearings [Iowa Independent]

Upton: Dems attempt to link pipeline to Kochs ‘outrageous‘ [The Hill]

The Koch brothers do Canada []

Secretary Clinton, please call time on the Keystone Kochs [The Guardian]

Sec. Clinton has a choice: protect Americans or profit the Kochs [firedoglake]


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