Barack Obama leaves the country for the first time as President. We hear about free trade, troops in Afghanistan and environmental protection from the US and Canadian points of view. Also, California’s budget madness sort of comes to a close, and and a debate that’s not happening in Washington on single-payer healthcare.
Banner image: US President Barack Obama (L) speaks with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper during a meeting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada. Photo: AFP/Getty Images