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Among Detroit’s many challenges, one painful reality is the decreasing population. The city’s become known for surreal, sparsely settled ‘urban prairies’ that thousands of residents used to call home.

Canada has a new Consul General in Detroit. Douglas George has more than 30 years of experience in Canada’s foreign service, including working on the creation of the World Trade Organization and representing his country in places like Jamaica and Kuwait.

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A presidential permit will allow the state of Michigan to wrap up a deal with Canada to build a new international bridge connecting Detroit and Windsor-Ontario.

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Governor Rick Snyder is worried Proposal Six on the November ballot would spark a lengthy court battle if it’s passed.

If passed, a ballot proposal meant to stall a new international bridge in Detroit could cost Michigan taxpayers tens of millions of dollars. That’s according to a report from the Senate Fiscal Agency.