The Canadian government is spending $1 billion on security for the G8 and G20 summits later this month, and part of that will finance a giant fence around downtown Toronto. Anyone who wants to get through it will have to have an ID.
To make extra money, Montreal's police force is hiring itself out for commercial services. But with the quality of the duties performed, they say it's unfair to call them "rent-a-cops." Sean Cole reports.
President Obama is meeting with his Canadian and Mexican counterparts, and high on the agenda will be protectionism. Alisa Roth reports our neighbors are worried the U.S. may be violating the spirit of NAFTA.
President Obama has been criticized for the "Buy American" clause in the stimulus package. The protectionist cries remind economics correspondent Chris Farrell of a movie from the 60's. He talks with Steve Chiotakis.
President Obama heads to Canada today, where he'll have six hours to explain what the "Buy American" provision in the stimulus package means. Dan Grech explores the strong trading relationship the two countries share.
The U.S. Federal Reserve led a round of rate cuts by central banks around the world amid fear of a global recession. Jeremy Hobson reports that the move could be one of the last tricks central banks have.