LINKS Sept. 14, 2011

BORDER

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]

TRADE/ECONOMY

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]

DIPLOMACY

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

MILITARY

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]

ENERGY

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]

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LINKS Sept. 7, 2011

BORDER

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 [newzjunky.com]

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

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]

TRADE/ECONOMY

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]

MILITARY

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

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

ENERGY

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 [grist.org]

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 [rabble.ca]

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LINKS August 3, 2011

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DIPLOMACY

North Africa, Middle East likely to top agenda during Baird’s trip to Washington [Globe and Mail]

BORDER

FAA partial- shutdown continues while Congress squabbles [Washington Post]

Norton interview: Politics at US and Canada’s busiest border crossing [mlive.com]

Bridge Brouhaha [London Free Press]

Stricter customs rules rock Canadian boat owners [Niagara Falls Review]

Peace Bridge encourages biking on the bridge [WKBW - Buffalo]

CRIME

Canadian man embroiled in case of US historical document theft [CP]

TRADE/ECONOMY

Drastic US spending cuts would hurt Canadian, American economies: Flaherty [Toronto Star]

Ugly jobs report expected [Politico]

Debt ceiling now permanent part of political arsenal [NY Times]

Chrysler, Ford pull in record Canadian July sales [CP]

Provinces want trade role outlined in writing [Embassy mag]

Canada’s royal Lincoln stays in US [Toronto Star]

Shoppers clog bridges as Canadian dollar soars [AP]

Loonie drives shoppers stateside – 25% increase [The Province - Vancouver]

FCC inks spectrum deals with Canada, Mexico [Global Telecoms Business]

MILITARY

Canadian Navy joins US Coast Guard in Arctic mission [CP]

UN Security Council condemns Syria [Washington Post]

ENERGY

Massive tar sands pipeline protest to hit White House this month [treehugger.com]

Oil demand to increase, supply less certain [PR Newswire]

US scientists write Obama letter opposing Keystone XL [CP]

Federal judge dismisses enviro oil sands lawsuit [The Hill]

Letter: Fight Keystone XL [Columbus Telegram]

Looming deadlines heat up tar sands debate [Minneapolis Star Tribune]

US Chamber launches tar sands effort [treehugger.com]

Oil sands critics target new concern – pipelines [Globe and Mail]

Steward: Canadian jobs lost down the pipeline [Toronto Star]

EPA questions Enbridge monitoring work [Michigan Messenger]

True alternative to our oil isn’t pretty [Edmonton Journal]

Editorial: the oil-diamond analogy [Globe and Mail]

Picking up the pace in Alberta’s oil sands [Edmonton Journal]

Imperial to park modules at the border [Calgary Herald]

Court tells Ottawa to revisit refusal of caribou plan [CP]

Tailings simplified: what the oil companies are doing [Edmonton Journal]

Suncor’s Libyan exit illustrates shifting attitudes [Vancouver Sun]

Oliver goes to Washington to sell oil pipeline [CNews]

Canada stumps in US for oil pipeline [UPI]
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