Canada is losing its appetite for co-operating with the United States as both countries drift apart on issues of national security, border safety and counter-terrorism, according to a survey of 1,000 random citizens in each country.
A Canadian official says his government plans to start buying land in Detroit for the U.S. portion of a new bridge linking the nations. It's a way to bypass opponents of the project and overcome the U.S. government's failure to allocate the money.
Plans for a new bridge connecting the U.S. and Canada are moving more slowly than anticipated, partly because Washington doesn't seem to want to pay for a customs plaza on the American side of the span, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said.
In a bid to reduce the typical long weekend lineups at the U.S.-Canada border, Canadian Border Service Agency guards have been instructed to bend the rules and wave drivers through in times of heavy traffic, CTV News has learned.
Deeper co-operation between Canada and the United States on cross-border law enforcement is being held up by the thorny question of which country's legal system would deal with a police officer accused of breaking the law, says the U.S. ambassador.
Canada and the United States have reached an agreement on the future of the Peace Bridge following months of bad blood between Canadians and Americans on the 80-year-old committee that oversees the crucial southern Ontario border crossing.