As his popularity slowly declines, Obama get’s involved in another stunt to help speed up the process.
He submitted to congress an idea to charge every Canadian visitor who travels to the United States by air or sea $5.50.
The fee however does not apply to Canadians who drive across the border, which is the most popular choice of travel when going to the states.
Revenue made from the fee would go towards U.S customs and border protection’s inspection functions.
Stat’s Canada reports over 16.3 million Canadian citizens took flights to and from the US in 2009.
So far it’s just a proposal, let’s hope it stays that way!
America’s a financial crisis right now, charging Canadians pennies won’t help says Kwantlen Student President Sean Birdman Bassi