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Canada's Balancing Act On Immigration

Canada is taking advantage of the Trump administration's attitude toward immigration to attract foreign tech companies and workers. But there are downsides to appearing open to immigration.

Carl Savarino is president of Buffalo's Speed Global Services, which operates eight trucks a day across the border into Canada. Jim Zarroli/NPR hide caption

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Buffalo Area Warily Eyes The Renegotiation Of NAFTA

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This One or That One? The Six Parts Seven
Stolen Moments The Six Parts Seven

Charlene Aleck, an elected councilor of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation in British Columbia stands across the shore from the terminus of the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Ian Stewart/NPR hide caption

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Canada's Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Faces Opposition

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Stronger Niklas Aman

An Arby's in Bozeman, Mont. Arby's is the first major fast food chain to serve deer meat nationwide. Nate Hegyi/Yellowstone Public Radio hide caption

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Hunting Conservation Group Objects To Arby's Venison

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Matabele Ant Marimba Man Gwanani

Mark Korven plays the Apprehension Engine, a frankenmachine that's designed to make spooky sounds. Kai Korven/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Scary Sound Machine That Is 'Trying To Set People A Little Bit Off-Kilter'

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Standish Mark Korven

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Canada's 'Welcome' To Immigrants Has Some Unintended Consequences

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Former President Barack Obama will report for jury duty in Cook County, Ill., in November. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Presidents: They're Just Like Us! Obama Summoned For Jury Duty

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Anytime Sunsquabi

The Mexican long-tongued bat is one of the species that pollinates agave, but its ecosystem is being disrupted by large-scale, cheaper methods of making tequila. Merlin Tuttle/Merlin Tuttle's Bat Conservation hide caption

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Bats And Tequila: A Once Boo-tiful Relationship Cursed By Growing Demands

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Zainabu Hamayaji went to extreme lengths to protect her family from being abducted by Boko Haram. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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To Save Her Children, She Pretended To Be Crazy

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Tea And Memories With Vancouver Author Jen Sookfong Lee

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Warmth of the Old Tavern Those Who Ride with Giants
The Promise of the Setting Sun Those Who Ride With Giants