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Canusa Street Episode 7: To the Borderline, with Rep. Brian Higgins

August 12, 2021

Congressman Brian Higgins (D-NY)is extremely frustrated with the Biden Administration’s approach to management of the Canada/US border. In this episode of Canusa Street, the Congressman pulls no punches in describing the importance of following science and reopening our shared border. Canada has opened to fully vaccinated Americans, but America hasn’t reciprocated. Here is candid conversation with podcast hosts Chris Sands and Scotty Greenwood.


Representative Brian Higgins' Headshot

Rep. Brian Higgins

U.S. Congressman for New York's 26th Congressional District


Chris Sands

Christopher Sands

Director, Canada Institute
Maryscott Greenwood Profile Photo

Maryscott "Scotty" Greenwood

Chief Executive Officer, Canadian American Business Council

Canada Institute

Bound by common geopolitical interests and strong economic and cultural ties, Canada and the United States enjoy the world's most successful bilateral relationship. The Wilson Center's Canada Institute is the only public policy forum in the world dedicated to the full spectrum of Canada-U.S. issues. The Canada Institute is a global leader for policymakers, academics and business leaders to engage in non-partisan, informed dialogue about the current and future state of the relationship.     Read more