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 July 19, 2011

July 19, 2011

BORDER Canada/US lake site of weed battle Pre-approved Nexus members try to smuggle goods into Canada: documents Muslim border protest Group to push for new border laws Boy, 5, killed when Canadian truck driver crashes into US home New York naval militia supports...

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LINKS July 14, 2011

July 14, 2011

BORDER Border security bill would allow DHS to bypass dozens of environmental laws in Maine Times coverage forced Canada to back down Woman outraged Aboriginal passport was rejected Drunken detour into Canada costly for American DIPLOMACY Kingston mayor wants continued relations with...

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LINKS July 12, 2011

July 12, 2011

BORDER Tight privacy rules urged for perimeter deal  Canada, US slow to re-imagine border Texas murder suspect caught at Canadian border Canada’s compromise lifts all boats Revised Canadians “checking in” rules for St. Lawrence Americans boycotting Canada after incident Judge questions search of confiscated...

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LINKS July 8, 2011

July 8, 2011

BORDER Lt. Gov. states case for NITC bridge NYC judge asked to throw out border search suit Canadian folk singers arrested at Maine border US eyes surcharge on inbound Canada, Mexico travelers Canadians ease reporting requirements a bit for American boaters Schumer: Canada will consider relaxing fishing...

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LINKS July 7, 2011

July 7, 2011

BORDER Ottawa-Washington low-key on border talks Stepped-up border security has effect on tourism Bridge fight rages, but there’s no doubt a new span is needed Time to end Ambassador Bridge monopoly Why do we pay more at the border? No truth to...

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LINKS July 7, 2011

July 6, 2011

BORDER Resolve border matter Border action plan Body bombs added to America’s air security concerns Canadian sports doctor admits bringing drugs into US Better lives for Mexicans cut allure of going north TRADE/ECONOMY High dollar sinking cross-border trade: CEO US House...

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LINKS July 5, 2011

July 5, 2011

BORDER Canadian mayor backs Niagara Falls high-wire stunt The US-Canada perimeter will see Canada give up a lot, gain little Beyond the border: removing barriers to trade 3.5 hour waits at border crossings in Niagara US officials says Peace out, pre-screening ‘yes’ The 10-year, $20 million Peace Bridge...

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LINKS June 30, 2011

June 30, 2011

BORDER NY, Canadian police to boost patrols along the border Higgins on Peace Bridge: We’re finally moving forward Smaller Peace Bridge plaza proposed Sen. Schumer backs plan to streamline truck screening at Peace Bridge Canadian officials sticking with controversial policy on anglers/boaters Letter: Won’t fish in Canada...

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LINKS June 28, 2011

June 28, 2011

BORDER An alternative to passports at border crossings Beware of fishing Canadian waters Canadians still mum on controversial St. Lawrence border enforcement issue Canada’s investment in Blue Water bridge improvements completed Is the St. Lawrence Seaway safe for nuclear shipments? Khapra...

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LINKS June 24, 2011

June 24, 2011

Today's Canada-US links: #cdnpoli #oilsands #tarsands #KeystoneXL #border #libya

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