Professor Tom Velk is director of North American Studies at McGill University.
Treasury Bills have become a de facto means of international exchange. Stabilizing them would aid those who invest in America.
As tensions between Ottawa and Washington rise, Beijing's reliance on North American oil becomes increasingly important.
Rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline isn't in America's or Canada's interests. If Obama does so, Ottawa will cozy up to Beijing.
Realism drove Canada to shed the handcuffs of the Kyoto Protocol.
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