The Ambassador Bridge in Detroit on Oct. 4, 2021. (Carlos Osorio/Associated Press)

U.S. to open the border to vaccinated Canadians in November

Politics Insider for Oct. 13, 2021: America relents; Chrystia Freeland’s possible moves; and Michael Wernick’s best advice
Biden and Trudeau walk on the boardwalk during arrivals for the G7 meeting at the Carbis Bay Hotel in Cornwall, England on June 11, 2021 (Phil Noble/AP)

The Biden-Trudeau talk: build back whatever

Paul Wells: There was supposed to be a renewed Canada-U.S. relationship. The latest phone call between Biden and Trudeau suggests it is not going well.
A paddler heads out in Algonquin Park on June 11, 2021 (Fred Thornhill/CP)

The best summer ever

Scott Gilmore: The upside to the ongoing border lockdown is that for the first summer in ages Canadians have the country to themselves. Get out and enjoy it.
Three generations of the Nunnikhoven family including those who live in Aldergrove, B.C. (left) and those who live in Lynden, Wash. (right) spend Mother's Day together separated by a ditch along the Canada-U.S. border on May 10, 2020 (Darryl Dyck/CP)

The extraordinarily slow plan to reopen the border

Justin Ling: The public is distrustful of a reopening and the Liberals are ill-prepared. It doesn’t bode well for a return to normal anytime soon.
U.S. customs officers stand at the U.S.-Canada border in Lansdowne, Ont., on March 22, 2020 (LARS HAGBERG/AFP via Getty Images)

While Trump eyes tariffs, Americans really want more Canada

A new poll of U.S. attitudes show that Americans want less ’America first’ and a lot more Canada. A third of them would even prefer to live here.

Inside Ottawa’s ’light-speed’ epidemic-driven overhaul

Treasury Board President Jean-Yves Duclos talks to Paul Wells about the early outbreak efforts and what could come next, including even tighter border controls
President Donald Trump Addresses National Federation of Independent Businesses 75th Anniversary Celebration

King Donald the Madman

Allen Abel in Washington: As the storm clouds close in on the White House, the U.S. president lashes out—at Canada, Mexico, Congress and immigrants
Border Patrol Works Along Vermont – Canada Border

The case for invading America

Scott Gilmore: The days of accepting American light beer and draft dodgers with nary a complaint are done. Canada, it’s time to fight.
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The migrant surge on the border isn’t a crisis, it’s just a fiasco

Terry Glavin: Canada can easily absorb migrants crossing into Quebec. The real problem is this country’s dysfunctional immigration system.

For sale: A fixer-upper on the U.S.-Canada border

Listed at $150,000, it’s a two-storey manse with some minor logistical issues: half of it sits in Canada, the other in the United States