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Crews begin clearing land in southwest Detroit for new bridge to Canada

Crews began clearing land to make way for a new bridge to Canada on Wednesday, according to the governor’s office. Full News here – Detroit News

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Gov. Rick Snyder, Canadian officials to announce joint panel on second Detroit bridge to Canada

Snyder is scheduled to make the announcement alongside Canadian Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt at a press conference scheduled for 10:30 a.m. in Windsor. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Detroit Big Three, unions and others ask Obama for funding of second bridge to Canada

Detroit’s Big Three automakers, local labor groups and municipalities have jointly sent a letter to Pres. Barack Obama asking for help with the funding of a customs plaza needed for a second bridge to be built from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, other leaders make case to Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson for second Detroit bridge to Canada

As a second bridge from Detroit to Canada hinges on funding for a federal customs plaza, U.S. Rep. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) and others met Friday with the U.S. Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson to discuss infrastructure along Detroit’s international border. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, other leaders make case to Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson for second Detroit bridge to Canada

As a second bridge from Detroit to Canada hinges on funding for a federal customs plaza, U.S. Rep. Gary Peters (D-Bloomfield Twp.) and others met Friday with the U.S. Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson to discuss infrastructure along Detroit’s international border. Full News here – Detroit News

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Canada favored to win Olympic hockey gold but seven Red Wings could win medals say oddsmakers

Canada, coached by Red Wings bench boss Mike Babcock, is a 2-1 favorite to win the gold medal in Sochi, Russia. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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Red Wings win again in Canada

Justin Abdelkader scored the winning goal with 3:24 left to help the Detroit Red Wings edge the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Friday night. Full News here – Sports | WXYZ

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Should Canada buy Detroit? Canadian news outlet poses the question

With the prospect of Detroit’s assets being “picked clean by creditors” following the city’s Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing on Thursday, Canadian media outlet Global News poses an alternative suggestion: “What if Canada just buys Detroit?” Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Judge dismisses state rep's suit challenging new bridge to Canada

Judge dismisses state rep's suit challenging new bridge to Canada He said part of his argument was that it was wrong for Snyder to go around the Legislature to approve a deal with Canada to build the New International Trade Crossing between Detroit and Windsor. Therefore, any state legislator should have standing to … Full News […]

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Metro Detroit feels rattles from 5.0 earthquake in Canada

Many people in metro Detroit Friday morning reported feeling shockwaves from a 5.0 magnitude earthquake that occurred in Quebec, Canada. Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Crain’s week in news, April 6-12: Bing’s budget, Gilbert’s gaming license OK’d, Citizens sale finalized, permit for Canada span issued

Crain’s staff – Dave Bing presented a budget to Detroit City Council that would cut $ 4 million of the Council’s own budget; the Michigan Gaming Board approved licenses that would shift majority control of Greektown Casino-Hotel to Dan Gilbert and Athens; a presidential permit was approved for the international span across the Detroit River. […]

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Snyder visits Canada for bridge, trade meetings

Gov. Rick Snyder used a visit to Canada this week to praise the economic benefits of the planned new Canadian-financed bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – News Feeds

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Red Wings’ prospects Jake Paterson, Xavier Ouellet to play for Canada at World Junior Championships

Canada’s first game is Dec. 26 vs. Finland in Ufa, Russia. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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US, Canada agencies train for joint river patrols

The U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Mounted Police are wrapping up two days of small-boat training exercises in preparation for joint patrols along the U.S. -Canada border that runs down the middle of the Detroit River. Full News here – Detroit News

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New bridge on agenda as Gov. Snyder visits Canada

The planned new bridge from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, is on the agenda as Gov. Rick Snyder heads to Canada next week for … Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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