Experts see possible turning point in Canadian shopping in Whatcom County

This past summer may have been a turning point when it comes to Canadian shopping in Whatcom County.
The increase in southbound traffic in recent months was one of several topics at a seminar Thursday, Oct. 13, about the impact fluctuating exchange rates have on a regional economy. The seminar was hosted by Western Washington University's Center for Canadian-American Studies and included a panel discussion with three economists: Steven Globerman and Hart Hodges from Western and Farid Novin, a senior representative in economics with the Bank of Canada.

Friday, October 14, 2011 - 8:01am