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Election 2012: Canadians in America

Video: Saskatoon’s red-hot real estate and Minnesota’s crash are 'like two different worlds' Add to ...

Canadian expat Carla Swanson lives in Minnesota. When she looks at how her house price has plummeted and then looks at the red hot market in her native Saskatchewan, she is in disbelief.

This is part of our U.S. Election 2012: Canadians in America series - expats talking about life and politics south of the border.

In a year when Americans must choose between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, The Globe and Mail has reached out to Canadians living across the U.S. to offer a unique perspective on a pivotal election. In the coming months our expat group of 50 Canadians – chosen from hundreds of submissions to offer a wide range of perspectives – will answer your questions, offer up their insights through blog posts and join in on-line discussions. Their personal stories and perspectives may well challenge your assumptions about American society and politics.

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