A crew of firefighters from Quebec, following a longstanding custom of assisting firefighters in border towns, was delayed in entering New York on Sunday. As a result, a landmark building burned-down. Read the story here.
The U.S. and Canada need a common immigration policy. Crossing the border between our two countries should be as simple as crossing the border between France and Germany. Our countries' economies are so intertwined that this bureaucratic idiocy at the border must stop. Waving the fire trucks through the border crossing should be a matter of course, not a matter of homeland security.