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 June 23, 2011

June 23, 2011

BORDER Confusion on the St. Lawrence after State says Canada’s action okay NY congressman protests Canada’s boating policy US border security: huge costs with mixed results Toews: Another successful meeting with Napolitano An empowered Coast Guard is needed California seeks to extradite Randy and Evi...

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LINKS June 21, 2011

June 21, 2011

BORDER Lakes Summit – the economic perspective Sen. Schumer asks CBSA to review boater fine Rep. Owens writes to Canadian Embassy concerning boater Sen. Runciman aghast at CBSA’s treatment of US fisherman NY congressman protests Canada’s boating policy Upstate NY congressman protests Canada...

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LINKS June 20, 2011

June 20, 2011

BORDER Canadians lead dramatic rescue of US police from edge of Niagara Falls Norton: Building bridge would be a win-win for Michigan Bridging the gap Borderline silliness over new bridge Got them border crossin’ blues Feds crack down on illegal...

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LINKS June 17, 2011

June 17, 2011

BORDER Mich. governor, billionaire clash over new bridge Officials say Detroit-Windsor bridge won’t cost taxpayers ‘a dime’ – what does bill say? Michigan Senate leery of bridge pitch Moroun to Senate panel: let free enterprise work Legislators shouldn’t be afraid to build another bridge [Jackson Citizen...

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LINKS June 15, 2011

June 15, 2011

BORDER Despite Canadian funding, bridge plan divides Detroit Former radical Bill Ayers again denied entry into Canada BC border guard pleads ‘not guilty’ Four arrested in human smuggling ring Cocaine found in raspberry shipment at Ambassador Bridge TRADE Canada to US: We need you to...

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LINKS June 15, 2011

June 14, 2011

BORDER US ambassador talks border issues in Surrey Former Bush envoy calls for security balance Accident closes border lane TRADE Local economic leaders focus on Canada Buying Canadian has rarely made more sense Retail sales point to slowing US economy [Globe...

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LINKS June 13, 2011

June 13, 2011

BORDER Public calls for more transparency in continental security negotiations When Canada offers a good deal, we can’t afford to look a gift bridge in the truss Hearing scheduled for Detroit-Canada bridge plan Officials discuss cross-border efforts Canadian man convicted for border pot smuggling TRADE...

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LINKS June 10, 2011

June 10, 2011

BORDER ‘Grandmother’ not a threat NY congressional reps want to lower passport costs 60 times more E comes from Canada than Mexico Peace Arch border crossing closure this Sunday RCMP neglecting its core duties as cuts take toll TRADE Strong loonie weakens exports [Globe and...

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LINKS June 9, 2011

June 9, 2011

BORDER Cdn manufacturers conclude border talks today — expect summer announcement US-Canada trade barriers targeted: ambassador US envoy urges pro-active border security Lawmen promote border program One month for man caught crossing border in trunk of car Florida pair to be...

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LINKS June 8, 2011

June 8, 2011

BORDER Conservative group: fake eviction notices were meant to startle people Baird: Government seeks border input Let customs officials seize counterfeit goods, Ottawa told US: Canada border weak on counterfeiters Canada-US perimeter security deal will benefit both countries Human smuggling operation busted at...

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