Detroit Canada border

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(MPRN-Detroit) Michigan and the Canadian province of Ontario are negotiating a strategy for improving and managing waterways. Governor Rick Snyder and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met in Detroit to announce the beginnings of the joint plan. 

Officials from Canada and Michigan have a name for the new crossing planned between Detroit and Windsor: “The Gordie Howe International Bridge,” after the legendary, former Detroit Red Wings’ hockey player. (WDET)

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A new international bridge between Detroit and Windsor has cleared another major obstacle.

Governor Snyder says construction of bridge will create about 12,000 construction jobs and as many as another 31,000 indirect jobs

Permit is one of last hurdles to clear before construction can begin