A newly introduced piece of federal border security legislation recognizes how our regional economy depends on the easy flow of people and goods between the United States and Canada.
Buffalo Business First looked at how the Buffalo Niagara region would be impacted should President Donald Trump’s biometric mandate be implemented.
Partner Voices Blog: Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition
After years of advocating for an increase in policies that would streamline cross border movement, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership can cross another item off our advocacy agenda.
With the Presidential election behind us and President-elect Trump organizing his cabinet, the Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition came together to strategically reexamine and further develop its priorities. As a founding member of the Coalition, the Partnership joins nearly 40 chambers of commerce from Great Lakes states, to support economic development in the Great Lakes region. Each year, we advocate for policy initiatives that will ensure the competitiveness of the 12 states and 2 provinces that make up the group.
International business woman, Nadja Piatka, to address harnessing the power of the CanAm market as keynote speaker at Unleashing the Power of the Mega-Region event.
Buffalo Niagara sits at the center of the one of the most powerful economic engines in North America- the Buffalo to Toronto mega-region. The economic opportunities associated with the geography of Buffalo Niagara were spotlighted again and again at a recent Can/Am Border Trade Alliance (BTA) conference held in Washington, DC. I was fortunate to attend and represent the Buffalo Niagara Partnership and our CanAm Council.
The Partnership knows how important it is improve the border-crossing experience, which is why we recommend NEXUS.
The Buffalo News recently wrote an article ‘Border traffic is double-edged’ that touched on many of the delay issues at our region’s busiest border crossing.
Like so many in our region, we understand that we will never have a border crossing like we did on September 10, 2001.
One of the best parts about living in the Buffalo Niagara region during the summer is our ability to easily cross the border to spend cottage season in Canada.
While the majority of border crossings are hassle-free and take approximately 5-10 minutes, it only takes one bad experience to overshadow the easy experiences we’ve had in the past and put a damper on the fun and excitement of a trip across the border.