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Why I Don't Want to Become an American Citizen

Shannon M. Nelson | Posted 12.18.2014 | Canada Business
Shannon M. Nelson

As a Canadian living in the United States (legally -- I'm a permanent resident), Americans routinely ask me when I'm going to become a U.S. citizen. It's always interesting to watch their reactions when I tell them "no thank you." The simple answer is that don't want to run afoul of that greedy monster, the IRS.

The Six-Year Rule: Why U.S. Presidents Have Such Short Shelf Lives

David Martin | Posted 10.04.2013 | Canada Politics
David Martin

The six-year rule is a simple arithmetic formula that dictates that an American president has run his effective course after six years in office. After that, he's pretty well useless and might as well step down. Skeptical? See Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush.

U.S. Plan Would Turn Canadian Banks Into 'Extensions Of The IRS': Flaherty

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada is accusing the United States of sowing distress and fear among dual citizens who have innocently failed to file a U.S. return when th...