U.S. Keeps Close Watch On Election In Canada

Posted on Monday, June 28 at 12:52 by 4Canada
_______________________________ Concerned about participation in missile defence First phase of `shield' program set for September TIM HARPER WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON—The Bush administration, conceding a minority government could cloud the future of Canadian participation in continental missile defence, is watching next week's election with "keen interest,'' officials said yesterday. A State Department official, who asked not to be named, said the run-up to Monday's poll is being more closely scrutinized in the U.S. capital than recent Canadian votes because the outcome is in doubt and a minority is looming. http://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1088028613905&call_pageid=970599109774&col=Columnist1053514084392

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