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Latest deal on Detroit-Canada bridge a huge boost for metro trade

Brookings | Joseph Kane and Adie Tomer

Over the past decade, the New International Trade Crossing (NITC)—a proposed bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario—has been in the works to improve connectivity at one of the world’s busiest border crossings and sites of commerce. 470 more words

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New Detroit bridge owes existence to Canada

There is one thing to be said about the Detroit River International Crossing: Canada wants it; it wants it badly.

The new bridge between Detroit and Windsor has been a tough sell on this side of the border. 356 more words

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Private sector to take on financial risk of building new Windsor-Detroit bridge

Canada’s taxpayers are essentially done paying for construction of the planned Detroit River bridge.

The risk and the costs of construction – including the projected $250 million for a  853 more words


UPDATED: Canada reaches deal to cover U.S. Customs costs for DRIC bridge

Canada has agreed to cover all construction costs of the U.S. customs plaza, and with the deal removed the last political hurdle Wednesday for the planned $2.1-billion Detroit River bridge. 895 more words


Masse 'disappointed' federal government poised to pay for U.S. customs plaza

Local MP Brian Masse (NDP—Windsor-West) wanted answers Wednesday to where the extra money is coming from should Canada pick up the $250-million tab for a new U.S. 473 more words


Update: bridge tolls likely to pay for new U.S. customs plaza

A new $250-million U.S. customs plaza likely will be paid for by tolls, a source close to the project said Tuesday.

Canada will probably help fund the U.S. 516 more words


Editorial: Fund the bridge

The Detroit News

From the way the Obama administration treats Canada, you might think our northern neighbor was hostile, rather than our closest friend and ally. 470 more words

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