OUR OPINION: ‘Thickened’ border throttles traffic

May 22, 2012 at 4:03 pm in Grand Forks Herald

The good news for Grand Forks is that Canadian traffic to the U.S. is expected to spike starting June 1. That’s when Canada will raise the limits on how much Canadians can buy in America without paying a customs tax. The bad news is that the post-Sept. 11 “thickened” border continues to choke cross-border traffic in general. Continue Reading