Diane Francis


Media Bites: Could Canada and America Ever Merge?

National Post columnist Diane Francis thinks Canada and America should merge. Into one country. Called the United States. As in, we Canadians should all become Americans. If your blood is starting to boil, congratulations! This is what it feels like to encounter an idea that actually threatens and scares you.

Sure, China's Slowing Down but Don't Turn Your Back

China's growth, while enviable, is slowing. But power is opaque here, a problem in a globalized world, and the government controls information flow. It in the midst, like America, of a power struggle over who will run their nation. America is undertaking a noisy and disruptive election process while China is undergoing a power struggle behind closed doors as to who will run the superpower for the next 10 years.