A successful example is the joint effort to promote tourism along the Alaska-Canada Highway.
As with many aspects of the Alaska-Canada relationship, education is another area where activity flows in both directors.
Often compared in its engineering difficulty to building the Panama Canal, construction of the Alaska-Canada
(Alcan) Highway--covering 1,523 miles--was completed in just over eight months in 1942, in large part by four black regiments of the Corps of Engineers.
On January 14, 2008, TransCanada's proposal to build gas pipeline from North Slope to the Alaska-Canada
border went to the evaluation stage.
In the Yukon, news reports reveal that its Premier has put it bluntly: the Mackenzie pipeline that runs through Northwest Territories must be built before an Alaska-Canada
line will be allowed through the Yukon.