Ambassador Bridge

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Ontario Has a Cross-Border Alcohol Problem

Consumers in border cities are able to take advantage of considerable price differences, albeit at risk of being caught by a border agent and forced to pay duty tax. The rest of the province should only be so lucky to experience an American liquor store with selection of depth and width far above and beyond what the LCBO offers.
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U.S. OKs New Bridge To Canada

LANSING, Mich. - President Barack Obama's approval of a proposed bridge linking Canada and the U.S. represents a major project milestone, Canadian Labour Minister Lisa Raitt said Friday.The presidenti...

The Economic Cost of Idle No More

Protestors associated with the Idle No More movement disrupted traffic to the Ambassador Bridge today. The disruption was planned from 11a.m. to 2p.m. While disrupting traffic may seem harmless enough, it comes with substantial costs.
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Protesters Block Bridges, Slow Traffic

First Nations demonstrators stopped passenger railway traffic lines between Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal today, while others stalled major highways and rail lines in parts of Manitoba, Alberta, New Br...

Canada And The US Need This Bridge Now. Get The Facts.

On June 15, Prime Minister Harper and Governor Snyder agreed to build a publicly owned bridge between Windsor and Detroit. Fully one quarter of Canada-U.S. trade in goods crosses here, making it the most important bridge crossing in the world. If Michigan votes for Proposal 6, this bridge could be stopped. The rationale for this bridge is clear. It saw more than $120 billion worth of trade cross over it in 2011. This is fully one quarter of Canada-U.S. trade in goods, making it the most important bridge crossing in the world. There have been a number of misleading advertisements about the bridge and its costs -- here are the facts:
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Bomb Threat Closes Border Bridge

DETROIT - A bomb threat led authorities to close one of the busiest bridge-crossings between the U.S. and Canada on Monday, just four days after a similar threat closed a nearby commuter tunnel that a...
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Does Michigan Need a $550M Gift From the Canadian Taxpayer?

In mid-June, the federal government committed every Canadian man, woman and child to pay $15.79 to create jobs and build infrastructure in Michigan whose per capita income is nearly the same as Canada's. Weeks later, nobody here seems to have noticed. The foreign aid will cover that state's costs for a multi-billion dollar bridge project linking Michigan and Ontario. But this deal is a little too sweet for Michigan...

A Bridge Tea Partiers Should Throw Themselves Off

It's just a toll booth on a bridge -- but it symbolizes the challenges to Canadians of living next-door to an increasingly dysfunctional American political system: The Ambassador Bridge over the Detroit River is the busiest Canada-U.S. border crossing, and shippers fear that the bridge's capacity will soon be overwhelmed. Unfortunately, The existing Ambassador bridge is privately owned, and the main owner -- Forbes 400 member Manuel Maroun -- does not welcome competition.
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Harper Promises New Windsor Bridge

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is determined to get a new bridge built between Windsor and Detroit. He is also frustrated with Matty Moroun, the billionaire owner of the Ambassador Bridge, one of two...