US and Canada Connected

By: Alanna Allen

Economic Connections

The US and Canada share two borders, it is reflected in the high volume of bilateral trade. There is more than 2 billion dollars in imported goods and services. US defense arrangements with Canada are more extensive than any other country, they share North AtlanticTreaty Organization mutual security commitments, and the US and Canadian military forces cooperate on continental defense.

Social Connections

US and Canada's government policy for immigration is considerable different, its much easier to immigrate to Canada than to the US. Americans and Canadians have different accents, the Canadians seem to repeat their words. Under and agreement if you work as an employee in the US you normally will be covered by the US and your employer will pay social security taxes to the US. If your an employee of Canada your normally covered by Canada.