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 July 19, 2011

July 19, 2011


Canada/US lake site of weed battle [CHBC News]

Pre-approved Nexus members try to smuggle goods into Canada: documents [CP]

Muslim border protest [ - Seattle, WA]

Group to push for new border laws [Kingston Whig-Standard]

Boy, 5, killed when Canadian truck driver crashes into US home [Postmedia News]

New York naval militia supports border patrol on Lake Champlain [readMedia]

US calls of extradition of Randy Quaid, wife [National Post]

CBSA announces reporting requirements for boundary waters [Soo Evening News]

Reader response in favor of a new bridge to Canada [Livingston Daily - MI]

Reader response against a new bridge to Canada [Livingston Daily - MI]

End the dawdling on the bridge proposal [Livingston Daily - MI]

Norton: Time for less fiction, more facts on bridge debate [Battle Creek Enquirer - MI]


Canada’s economy continues to hinge on US financial woes [Hill Times]

Boehner calls for unity on budget vote [Politico]

Debt ceiling debate turns ‘scary’ [Politico]

Gang of Six plan gains momentum in US Senate [Washington Post]

Canadian start-ups get helping hand from Silicon Valley Canucks []

Canada Goose takes on counterfeiters [Financial Post]

Canadians snapping up US properties [News1130]

More visitors to Canada in May, fewer Canadians to US [CP]

Canada reviews US copper duties []

Canadian firm plans Buffalo plant [Buffalo Rising]

Baird highlights trade with China [Toronto Sun]


Harper gears up for another round of Arctic chest-thumping [Globe and Mail]

Top Canadian soldier ponders slow progress in Libya [Postmedia News]

US recognition of new Libyan government raises tough legal questions [Washington Post]

US India nuclear deal drifts dangerously [Washington Post]

How Canada can play a better global role [Times Colonist]

Is there anyone left alive who can actually run Afghanistan? [Foreign Policy]


Oil sands can be developed in a sustainable way: Oliver [CP]

Oil sands benefit all of Canada: minister [Postmedia News]

Canadian oil processing jobs flowing away along with bitumen exports [Calgary Herald]

US pipelines at a crossroads []

NWT pressing federal government to back Mackenzie pipeline [Postmedia News]

Seven senators write to Clinton against pipeline []

Exxon admits ruptured pipeline carries tar sands [Michigan Messenger]

Oil-soaked bald eagle found in Montana [UPI]

Energy ministers at Fort McMurray work camp [Edmonton Journal]

The face of climate corruption in Canada [The Mark]

TransCanada files eminent domain lawsuit in Franklin [Daily Tribune - Mount Pleasant, TX]

Keystone says pipeline has safe route [UPI]

Ottawa energy strategy targets diverse marketplace [Globe and Mail]

Will ministers let oil industry dictate energy strategy? [Tyee]

Alberta must lead the way on energy plan [Edmonton Journal]



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