quote: The US DID want Canada; it attempted, on two separate occasions, and failed both times.
quote: Secondly, why does it matter whether or not Canada has a major voice on teh world stage? How does that benefit Canadian interests again?
quote: FTA's have always been disasters for the wealthier economies that participate in them, as cheaper produced goods will have the net result of running local firms out of business and reducing worker wages.
quote: Canada's GDP per capita actually exceeds that of the US.