Maclean’s Foreign Editor Bob Levin, who is originally from. Philadelphia, Pa., moved to Toronto in October, 1985. He travelled from coast to coast for this article on an American’s impressions of Canada. His report: I have not seen any moose.
On the Old West Trail, better known as North Dakota Highway 3, signs of good neighborliness punctuated the grainfields with periodic reassurance. In the town of Rugby, where a 20-foot fieldstone obelisk in a gas station parking lot marks the geographical centre of North America, the Canadian Maple Leaf flag floated beside the American Stars and Stripes in the summer wind, offering a wordless reminder that the continent is in fact amiably shared.By MARCI MCDONALD12 min
For months, delegations armed with earnest arguments and persuasive statistics have been making their way to Michael Wilson’s Ottawa doorstep. Their common purpose: to persuade the federal finance minister that they should be exempted from one of the most significant new Canadian taxes since the imposition of income tax in 1917.
In the posh Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel in Arlington, Va., across the Potomac River from Washington, 126 Americans were getting a crash course on doing business north of the border in the climate created by the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement.By THERESA TEDESCO7 min
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