Beyond the Border

No Way To Tell If Billion-Dollar Border Plan Is Working: AG

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2016 | Canada Politics

Questions loom about security, the flow of goods.

The U.S.-Canada Border Needs to Open For the Skilled Workforce

Christopher Smillie | Posted 05.18.2015 | Canada Business
Christopher Smillie

Workers and industry face enormous regulatory burden when trying to move people back and forth between Canada and the United States for economic purposes. A workforce that is mobile, highly-trained and competitive with the rest of the world is a necessity in the new world economy. Why wouldn't our two governments facilitate the movement of skilled workers to work on major projects in both countries and help manufacturing (or technology) giants get the talent they need where they need it?

Canada Should Look to the U.S. for Skilled Workers

Christopher Smillie | Posted 11.05.2014 | Canada Business
Christopher Smillie

Canada is faced with finding 300,000 or so skilled workers to meet economic demand and retirements over the next 10 years. I can think of no better source country for skilled workers than the United States while we are busy training our young people and refocusing our education system

Too Slow, Say Stakeholders

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A Canada-U.S. group that's supposed to be streamlining trade and commerce between the world's two biggest trading partners is instead sufferi...

Canada-U.S. Beyond The Border Initiatives Pushed Aside

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2013 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - The Canada-U.S. Beyond the Border initiatives haven't exactly been a top priority for the White House since Prime Minister Stephen Harper...

Why Canada-U.S. Relations Are Like a Hockey Game

Christopher Sands | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada Politics
Christopher Sands

Think of the U.S.-Canada economic relationship as a hockey game (remember hockey? Sigh.) In the first year, despite the distractions posed by the 2012 elections and a series of U.S. budget battles, the governments of Canada and the United States have made a strong start on improving border and regulatory cooperation.

Deal Allows U.S. To Share Canadian Data With Third Countries

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada will soon begin sharing biometric information and other data about visa applicants with the United States — which then may provide i...

Althia Raj

Border Deal Aims To Kill Screening That Sparked Beef Recall | Althia Raj | Posted 10.11.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — In the wake of one of the largest food recalls in Canadian history — which began when U.S. inspectors stopped a shipment of beef tainted ...

Althia Raj

U.S. Drones Over Canada Worry Watchdog | Althia Raj | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — The federal government should not to hand over the private information of Canadian citizens to U.S. authorities without adequate safeguards...

Canada And U.S. Cut Defence Deal

CBC | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Politics

Canada and the U.S. have finalized one agreement and renewed another to better co-ordinate civilian and military forces against threats. D...

Can New Border Deal Fix Broken NAFTA?

Brian Lee Crowley | Posted 02.21.2012 | Canada Business
Brian Lee Crowley

Americans are now committed to an agreement in principle that points in the right direction. It is now our responsibility to make sure we move from pretty words to a workable border regime. Our continental competitiveness and prosperity depend on it.

How Border Deal Will Affect Cross-Border Shoppers

CBC | Posted 10.11.2012 | Canada Politics

For many Canadians, border crossings have been a constant source of headaches for several years now. The new border security and trade agreement betwe...

Althia Raj

Alarm Bells Raised About New Border Deal | Althia Raj | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — Canada’s privacy advocates are raising alarm bells that a new border pact with the U.S. could lead to public health risks and sharing of ...

What You Need To Know About New Border Deal

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is at the White House today to announce the details of a long-awaited border security agreement with U.S. President Bara...

Althia Raj

Why Border Deal May Save You Time At The Airport | Althia Raj | Posted 02.06.2012 | Canada Politics

Frustrated air travellers could get a break when Prime Minister Stephen Harper and President Barack Obama ink a border deal Wednesday. Among the pl...

6 Things To Expect In New Canada-U.S. Border Deal

CBC | Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada


Mr. Harper Goes To Washington

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada Politics


Faster Border? Canada To Launch 'Exit Controls'

CBC | Posted 02.05.2012 | Canada Business