Politics: USA

Audio clips from U.S. politics: from Nixon to Trump, and beyond.


2012-06-14 | Canada-US-Bridge

Prime Minister Stephen Harper formally announced an agreement in principle with Michigan to build a new bridge linking Windsor, Ontario,...


2012-05-21 | Canada-Afghanistan

A firm 2014 deadline was set for the end of Canadian military involvement in Afghanistan. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said...


2012-01-18 | US-Canada-Keystone-Pipeline

Alberta Premier Alison Redford joined Prime Minister Stephen Harper in expressing disappointment at the decision by the US government to...


2011-12-20 | HIV-Vaccine-Trial

The US Food and Drug Administration gave approval for Canadian researchers to begin human testing of an experimental HIV vaccine...


2011-12-07 | US-Canada-Border-Security

The US and Canada signed a border security pact that included a controversial new entry-exit system. Prime Minister Stephen Harper...


2010-02-22 | NL-Premier-Surgery

Premier Danny Williams of Newfoundland and Labrador underwent a specialized type of surgery in Miami on February 4th to repair...


2010-01-23 | Canada-Iran-Taylor

A new book about former Canadian ambassador Ken Taylor, titled "Our Man in Tehran,'' described Taylor as the de facto...


2009-10-19 | US-Canada-Ambassador-Doer

On October 19th, former Manitoba premier Gary Doer began his new duties as Canada's ambassador to Washington. Perhaps the biggest...


2009-06-01 | Border-Passport

A new era at the Canada-US border, the world's longest undefended border, formally began June 1st as travelers to the...


2009-02-19 | Obama-Canada

Barack Obama met Prime Minister Stephen Harper February 19th in Ottawa on his first foreign visit since becoming US president....