What Obama Can Learn On His Trip To Canada Today
Canada's banks are ranked first in world.
Canada's health care system works better than ours, at one third the cost.
And Canada recruits the best and brightest workers from around the world, while the U.S. turns them away.
The Canadian government pays for the health care of the workers, saving auto companies, like GM, more than $2,000 on every car produced.
In 2007 Microsoft --- frustrated by its inability to get H 1B visas for foreign high-tech Indian and Chinese programmers --- decided to park its overseas brains in Canada, a short two-hour drive from its Redmond, Wash. headquarters.