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How the U.S. Can Learn from Canada’s Bi-Partisan Problem Solving

Over the years, I’ve visited Canada many times, mainly to speak at investment conferences. I’ve been to Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.

Last year, my wife and I, along with Newt Gingrich, his wife Callista and subscribers of my Forecasts & Strategies investment newsletter, took a cruise to Eastern Canada. It personally was a gratifying trip for me because my father was born in Raymond, Alberta, Canada.

In many ways, Canada has changed for the better. There was a time in the early 1990s when America’s northern neighbor envied us — the Canadian dollar was weak, the welfare state was bloated and its national debt was exploding. John Fund wrote a famous Wall Street Journal op-ed about the “Canadian Peso…”

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