Michigan

The Calling Singer Allegedly Abducted, Beaten After Show

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 08.20.2013 | Canada Music

The Calling's Alex Band was viciously beaten yesterday morning in what is being described as a "violent abduction" in Lapeer, Michigan. According t...

Camaro Production Hits The Road

CP | Craig Wong, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada Business

General Motors is moving production of the next version of its Camaro sports car from its Oshawa operation in Ontario to a plant in Michigan, a move t...

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

Gary Doer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Gary Doer

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:

Marijuana and the Election: Time to Start Asking Blunt Questions

Diane Francis | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada Politics
Diane Francis

On November 6, three states have on their ballots the outright legalization of marijuana -- Washington, Oregon and Colorado. So far, support is strong and bipartisan. The last such vote occurred in 2010 in California where a state-sanctioned referendum on legalization narrowly lost. So you may not hear about the marijuana issue in debates or from the campaign stump, and in polls, but people south of the border are taking the matter into their own hands.

Does Michigan Need a $550M Gift From the Canadian Taxpayer?

David Gratzer | Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Business
David Gratzer

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...