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Crossing the Border: Keeping border crossing traffic running smoothly

Crossing the Border: Keeping border crossing traffic running smoothly

As many 2,500 Canadian cars cross the border at the Pembina border crossing on a busy weekend day. Field officers at the port of entry do what they can to make sure things go as smoothly as possible to avoid long wait times.

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Crossing the Border Part 2: How much do Canadians actually save shopping in the US?

Crossing the Border Part 2: How much do Canadians actually save shopping in the US?

A strong Canadian dollar has helped bring down more people from Manitoba to shop and vacation in Grand Forks. A recent CVB survey indicated that more than half of our Canadian visitors spend between 500 to 1,000 dollars per visit.

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"Crossing the Border" part one: Canadian shoppers boost local economy

Anyone shopping in Grand Forks, especially on the weekend, knows there are a lot of Canadian license plates. Even if you hate competing for a parking spot at the big box stores, those dollars spent locally have big impact on our economy.

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