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November 8, 2012

Michigan voters clear the way for a bridge to Canada

  • Bridge costs would be repaid to Canada through tolls collected on the Canadian side.
  • TORONTO (AP) — A decision by Michigan voters to defeat a proposal that would have meant referendums on whether new bridges or tunnels are built between their state and Canada helps clear the way for a new Canadian-financed bridge deemed critical to trade, Canada's government said Wednesday.

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said a new bridge is important to the economies of both countries and said he's very pleased to see the people of Michigan support it.

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