Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon pledged to update the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, during a visit Saturday to Niagara Falls. They made the announcement at the Rainbow Bridge to mark the 100th anniversary of the Canada-U.S. Boundary Waters Treaty, then met for about an hour on the Canadian side.
The 1909 Treaty, said Clinton, made official what people on both sides of the border had always known: "The rivers, lakes, the streams, the watersheds along the boundary do not belong to one nation or the other, but to both of us, and we are therefore called to be good stewards in the care of these precious resources."
Translation: "What's ours is ours and what's yours is ours."
Be afraid, be very afraid.
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Going fishing until June 22.