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Mon Feb 17, 2014, 08:54 AM

U.S. foreign relations scorecard: Burkina Faso: 2 Canada: 0


Washington politicians weren’t inclined to venture north of border last year

U.S. foreign relations scorecard: Burkina Faso: 2 Canada: 0
By Ian MacLeod, OTTAWA CITIZEN February 16, 2014

OTTAWA — We’re the world’s largest trading partners, with the world’s longest border, a common heritage, an extensive security and military alliance and neighbours for more than two centuries.

So, guess how many times elected politicians from Washington visited Canada on bilateral, government-to-government business last year?

Zip. Zero. Nada. Rien.

Not that those working on Capitol Hill don’t like to travel. U.S. senators and congressmen are world-class globetrotters, according to congressional records.

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