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Some still pass on passport

Oct 1, 2007
A new passport rule goes into effect today for Americans -- they'll need a passport from now on to travel to Canada or Mexico. But Jeremy Hobson reports that some people still need to get their hands on one.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico, Travel

Dollar's drop falls both ways

Sep 21, 2007
With the dollar weakening against the euro, trips across the pond are even more expensive than they were. North of the border it's another story. We asked Alisa Roth if she could find folks who are feeling the pinch -- and finding a good fit.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

U.S. dollar drops to loonie level

Sep 19, 2007
The U.S. greenback is within a penny of the Canadian dollar -- something that hasn't happened in decades. Alison Myers reports that it could mean a lift for American retailers.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Long commute home for Canadian oil worker

Sep 13, 2007
Most of Canada's crude oil is out west, in the oilsands of Alberta. Thirty-thousand people work there. Blair Ghent lives in Newfoundland, on the other side of the country. He makes the long commute alone, but he's not the only one dealing with the hardship. Chris Brookes brings us the story of this Canadian oil worker.
Posted In: Canada, Jobs

Don't pass Go, don't collect 200 yuan

Aug 31, 2007
Foreign investors have been bullish on the billion-strong Chinese market, but passage of a new anti-monopoly law may cool things down a bit. China bureau chief Scott Tong talks with Tess Vigeland about the scope of the law.
Posted In: Canada, Investing

Few takers for Vietnam's visa offer

Aug 31, 2007
Vietnam is offering five-year visas to countrymen who live abroad. But many potential applicants fled the country after the war, and anti-communist sentiment is still very high. Jordan Davis reports.
Posted In: Canada

A working tribute to Diana

Aug 31, 2007
Politicians, pop stars and royalty from around world will descend on London today for a memorial service marking the 10th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. But one shopkeeper pays a small tribute to the People's Princess every day. Stephen Beard has his story.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

Should Mexican truckers hit the road?

Aug 31, 2007
Right now Mexican trucks can only travel about 25 miles inside the U.S. The Bush administration and many companies on both sides of the border want to lift that limit, but you might be surprised who isn't on board.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico

Barclays: It's all gonna be OK

Aug 31, 2007
The British bank Barclays was forced this week to borrow more then $3 billion in emergency funds after what it called a "technical glitch." Now it's working to reassure investors that its finances are fine. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

No longer the 'Princess of Sales'

Aug 30, 2007
Tomorrow marks the 10th anniversary of the death of Princess Diana, Princess of Wales. But despite the major memorial event, interest in the Princess has waned — as have the profits that grew around her image. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

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