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 May 20, 2011

May 20, 2011

BORDER Canadian holiday will mean heavier border traffic TRADE Mayo clinic braces for more business from north of the border Gardeners cross-border shop for illegal pesticides US gobbles up 10% more Canadian blue mussels Lumber Liquidators eyes wider Canadian expansion End may be...

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LINKS May 19, 2011

May 19, 2011

BORDER US border chief says terror threat greater from Canada than Mexico Canadian border guards to wear name tags Guidance offered for crossing northern border Time to stop penny pinching border protectionism Traffic experts offer tips on avoiding border hassles Expect border...

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LINKS May 18, 2011

May 18, 2011

BORDER Canada to give US radar data Canada to provide additional radar to US on border security US to preclear some cargo in Canada Faster northern border traffic being sought Canadians secretly added to US security list: WikiLeaks Reynolds: Canada, return to Earth about cross-border...

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LINKS May 17, 2011

May 17, 2011

BORDER A new bridge to Canada: sorting out fact from fiction Finance minister resists US overtures to raise tax-free border exemptions RELATIONS Gwyn: Canada’s sense of moral superiority gets a reality check TRADE Time for US to deal with debt problem, spillover could hurt...

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LINKS May 16, 2011

May 15, 2011

BORDER Envoy promotes proposed Detroit-Windsor bridge Canadian drug dealers exploit tiny US airports Canada turns away American DUI offenders Drones fight cross-border trafficking Canadians man arrested with $7 million of cocaine gets ten year prison sentence TRADE Free trade for consumers stops at border...

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LINKS May 13, 2011

May 13, 2011

BORDER Let us handle border, US says Falls border guard suspended over gun incident Arrival of Tamil migrant ship sparked concern in US, cables say Canadian customs seizes “obscene” comic No leads in massive cigarette seizure TRADE If Harper truly...

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LINKS May 12, 2011

May 12, 2011

BORDER Ottawa withstands US pressure to lower border duties Canada won’t reduce customs duties Border agents raid Halifax business 2 women nabbed in ecstasy border bust CBP seizes 24 kg of ecstasy at Ambassador Bridge Is a new border crossing worth the bill? [WCAX...

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LINKS May 11, 2011

May 11, 2011

BORDER Schumer to press border issues in committee meeting Fact-check: Obama’s speech on immigration reform Obama administration boasting about border security DIPLOMACY Cannon bids farewell, diplomats consider the future US jabs more grandstanding than policy What the US Congress thinks of Canada and what...

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LINKS May 10, 2011

May 10, 2011

BORDER Canada-US border back in spotlight How national borders impede global trade Imprint Plus faces the costly border Sensors show bridge moving slightly, Maine, Canadian officials assure safety WikiLeaked: the ‘incremental approach’ to CanAmerica No controversial figures, please, we’re Canadian HIGH-SPEED...

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LINKS May 9, 2011

May 9, 2011

CANADIAN ELECTION IN US MEDIA Triumph of the Conservatives — Are they now the natural governing party of Canada? What the GOP can learn from Canada’s Conservatives Harper’s Conservatives: Canada shifts A green light for Canada’s leader BORDER Integrated border enforcement team in Sarnia ...

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