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Lawmakers look to America's northern border

Jul 12, 2013
The U.S. border with Mexico may get all the attention, but the Senate's examining security issues along our border with Canada.
Posted In: Canada, borders, Immigration, immigration reform

In Canada, building a Punjabi audience for hockey

Apr 26, 2013
There aren't words for "slapshot" or "puck" in Punjabi, but Hockey Night in Canada is drawing some of the country's 1.1 million speakers in with a Punjabi language broadcast.
Posted In: Canada, Sports, hockey, Punjabi

Trains will move tar sands oil, if the Keystone XL doesn't

Mar 4, 2013
A study commissioned by the State Department concludes that building the Keystone XL pipeline won't contribute to global warming, because Canadian tar sands oil will get to market with or without the pipeline.
Posted In: Keystone pipeline, Oil, Canada, Obama

Keystone pipeline gets good news: State Department report

Mar 4, 2013
The Obama administration is not expected to decide whether to approve the controversial Keystone pipeline until this summer, but a new report gives clues about the White House's pipeline strategy.
Posted In: Keystone pipeline, Oil, Canada, Obama

Moving to Canada? Better get a lawyer

Oct 24, 2012
The old political punchline about moving to Canada if an election goes the wrong way is more than a joke to some -- and a lot harder to pull off than most people suspect.
Posted In: Canada, politics

Lobster glut causing tension between Maine and Canada

Aug 10, 2012
Lobster prices are at rock bottom lows. And that's causing a cross-border fight between Maine lobstermen and Canadian ones. The Canadian lobstermen have been blocking their American counterparts from dropping off their catch at Canadian processing plants.
Posted In: lobster, fishing, Canada, food prices

RIM struggles to keep BlackBerry afloat, heads to annual meeting

Jul 10, 2012
One of Canada's best-known companies also looks more and more like one of the world's shakiest. Today in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM puts on a brave face for shareholders at its annual meeting -- maybe a little tricky when its share price is down 95 percent from its peak.
Posted In: Blackberry, Research in Motion, Canada

Could drilling for oil become too costly?

May 31, 2012
With the price of oil below $90 a barrel, some are beginning to wonder at what point does it become unprofitable to drill.
Posted In: Oil, North Dakota, Canada

Iceland could adopt the Canadian loonie

Apr 16, 2012
Iceland is looking to possibly adopt the Canadian currency. How would that work, and might that affect either country's economies?
Posted In: Iceland, Canada, currency

The future of currency in Canada

Apr 12, 2012
Canada just recently announced plans to phase out the penny, and now it's looking to bring it back -- in digital form.
Posted In: Canada, coins, currency, MintChip

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