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Mexico’s then-President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto speaks during a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ottawa on Nov. 28, 2012.
Mexico’s then-President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto speaks during a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Ottawa on Nov. 28, 2012.
(CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS)

COLIN ROBERTSON

Vamos – let’s go! While Canada procrastinates, the competition is wooing Mexico

Two million Canadians visit Mexico every year. Next week Prime Minister Harper will be one of them. In advance of the North American leaders summit, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has personally invited Mr. Harper to discuss a more meaningful Canada-Mexico relationship.

At this time of year many of us go south to seek sun and sand, but increasingly others go because Mexico is a foreign investment magnet.