This week, the Front and Center series looked at how workers in the Great Lakes region have been weathering the recession. Brian Mann of North Country Public Radio has been traveling in Ontario, comparing the lot of Canadians and Americans.
All week, Front and Center looked at the real-life challenges facing workers in the Great Lakes region.As part of that conversation, North Country Public Radio’s Brian Mann has been on the road talking to people on the Canadian side of the border.
Front and Center continues this week with a look across the Canada-U.S. border. One of the questions being asked is why communities on the Canadian side of the Great Lakes region seemed to be faring so much better economically than cities and workers on the U.S. side.
Brian Mann with North Country Public Radio is traveling along the St. Lawrence Seaway as part of the Front and Center series. Monday, he talked about the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway back in 1959. He checked in from his journey, discussing shipping along that route.