Why Canada stands a good chance of surviving scary fiscal cliff ride

OTTAWA – America going over the fiscal cliff in January will likely be more of a bumpy toboggan slide for Canadians.

The prospects that U.S. lawmakers won’t be able to find the goodwill to arrive at a compromise to prevent a $670-billion economic shock in 2013 dimmed considerably Friday after a vote failed and the House of Representatives headed home for the holidays.

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