Not so, my friends! I spotted this report at NealNews, aparently there is great concern in cabinet that bad people might go to the USA from the glorious Great White North and do bad things there.
I suspect Mr. Lapierre's sleep is disturbed more by his fears of what an investigation into his ministry would uncover than his fears of the damage to Canada that would ensue from a closed border. No doubt Romanian strippers figure prominently in his nightmares.
MONTREAL (AFP) - A senior Canadian minister reportedly expressed fears that Canada could be used by terrorists as a base from which to launch attacks on the United States.
"My greatest fear ... is that we will be used as a springboard for a new attack against the United States," Minister of Transport Jean Lapierre said in an interview with the local newspaper La Presse.
"If that happens, of course there would be the shock of the attack. But the consequences for Canada would be worse than anything we have ever seen," Lapierre said, adding that the United States would likely close its border in such an event.
"If there is anything which prevents me from sleeping sometimes, it is this fear. We have a responsibility and, if that ever happens, the consequences will be dramatic. It would last several years," the minister said.
But it is nice to know he cares. ~:D