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 []



Today’s Links

LINKS Feb. 18, 2011

February 18, 2011

Updated 3:44 pm EST TRADE Congressmen urge ‘freight fee’ on Canadian imports to pay for US roads Saskatchewan sees no lack of suitors BORDER Travel fees: Obama’s regressive idea US entry fees on Canadians creates uproar Obama proposes fee for Canadian visitors in draft US budget...

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LINKS Feb. 17, 2011

February 17, 2011

Updated 3:17 pm EST BORDER Harper slams US travel fee Canada’s airports concerned over proposed US passenger fee Harper unimpressed with Obama’s proposal to charge Canadians US has better options than charging Canadians: PM Harper decries planned $5.50 travel fee Canada’s Harper talks of ‘horrendous’ US budget...

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LINKS Feb. 16, 2011

February 16, 2011

Updated 4:33 pm EST BORDER US-Canada border pact borders on great Northern border may be more secure than depicted Truckers warn new pallet requirements could slow Canada-US trade Simpson: Canada, junior partner More Canadians crossing the border to fly Smuggling syndicates switch on...

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LINKS Feb. 15, 2011

February 15, 2011

Updated 4:32 pm EST WHO KNEW? Sask. mayor is best Facebook Scrabble player in North America BORDER Holes in border not acceptable, hearing told US deserves ‘total control’ over border, hearing told Michigan congresswoman to chair border hearing Terrorist security risk at northern border Denied...

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LINKS Feb. 14, 2011

February 14, 2011

Updated 4:12 pm EST BORDER Cat-and-Mouse with border smugglers Sen. Bob Casey urges feds to combat increased airborne drug smuggling Sen. Sherrod Brown: Deploy radar to stop drug smuggling across US-Canada border New report raising alarm about US-Canada border Bissett: Fear not, Canada [Ottawa...

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LINKS Feb. 11, 2011

February 11, 2011

Updated 2:01 pm EST BORDER Anderson: Border-security deal is not a hill on which Ignatieff should die Perimeter deal a move to “North American Union” Ivison: NORAD could be expanded to land and sea Hebert: Border plan optics are less than optimal US senators urge...

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LINKS FEB. 10, 2011

February 10, 2011

Updated 5:33 pm EST BORDER Senators Gillibrand, Schumer support initiative to combat drug smuggling Border talks no threat to Canadian sovereignty US senators ask military to patrol northern border Opposition demands details of US-Canada border deal Military radar sought for northern border drug crackdown Congress may...

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LINKS Feb. 9, 2011

February 9, 2011

Updated 4:00 pm EST BORDER Canada and US work for improved economic competitiveness A north american perimeter threatens national sovereignty Border deal plays to Tory narrative: pollsters More than shades of SPP in perimeter deal Macdonald: Voices of cultural doom wrong again D’Aquino & Hart:...

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LINKS Feb. 8, 2011

February 8, 2011

Updated 4:47 pm EST BORDER Canadians favour integrated border with US: poll American truckers support border talks Study reveals only 32 miles of border secured Hogg questions Canada-US border agreement More agents, resources expected at border with Mexico Higgins seeks talks on...

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LINKS Feb. 7, 2011

February 6, 2011

Updated 2:24 pm EST BORDER Canada-US border deal far from certain Napolitano: A shared vision for homeland and economic security The security perimeter imaginarium of Dr. Harper NY Congresswoman praises US-Canada border agreement Welland MP doesn’t want US to decide for Canada ...

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