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The prudent stewardship of Canadian banks in avoiding risky loans meant that they never required a government bailout. But the U.S.'s economic woes are spilling across the border and affecting Canadian big business. Canadians are blaming their own government and clamoring for help.
U.S. President Barack Obama joined his Canadian and Mexican counterparts as they completed a summit meeting in Mexico on Monday. Shannon O’Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses the issues tackled, including trade, the H1N1 flu and the drug war.
Anup Kaphle is embedded with British and Canadian forces in Afghanistan and describes how soldiers stay sane and find relief and entertainment on a military base in Kandahar.
Once considered a frigid wasteland, the Arctic is now hotly contested as it emerges as a region of vital economic and military importance. Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the politics of the poles. McKenzie Funk, Oran Young and Jessica Shadian joined the conversation. Listen now.
Worldfocus.org's radio show explores Canada's role in the war in Afghanistan, examining Canadian and Afghan public opinion. Canada's Ambassador to Afghanistan Ron Hoffman, aid expert Nipa Banerjee and journalist Terry Glavin join the conversation.
Alison Smith of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation discusses Barack Obama's trip to Canada, which was reportedly alarmed by the "Buy American" provision in the stimulus package that Obama signed this week.