Canada

Illinois Department of Natural Resources via AP

A two-week search turned up no additional Asian carp in a Chicago waterway where one of the invasive fish recently was found beyond an electric barrier network designed to prevent them from reaching the Great Lakes, officials said Monday.

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The attorney general on Thursday called for shutting down twin oil pipelines beneath the waterway where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet, as the state released a consultant’s report outlining alternative scenarios for the future of oil transport in the ecologically sensitive tourist destination.

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A Canadian man accused of stabbing an airport police officer in Flint, will remain in jail while his case proceeds.

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A Canadian man accused of stabbing an airport police officer in Flint, is returning to court to learn if he’ll remain in custody.

Renee Hill Remembers Late Son And MSU Football Alumnus, Mylan Hicks

Jun 23, 2017
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Mylan Hicks grew up in Detroit. He went to Renaissance High School, before earning a full ride for football at Michigan State and playing professionally in Calgary. He was quiet, well liked.

His mother, Renee Hill, never expected her son to be gunned down. Not Mylan, not in Canada. Hill spoke with "Current Sports" host Al Martin about the legacy and story of her son. 


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Officials say the bridge linking Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with Canada will be closed for an hour Saturday morning for the 31st Annual Bridge Walk and Bicycle Parade.

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A Canadian man from Tunisia shouted in Arabic before stabbing a police officer in the neck at a Michigan airport, and referenced people being killed overseas during the attack that’s now being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal and court officials said.

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Michigan workers will keep a close eye on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) this summer, when the Trump administration prepares to renegotiate the 25-year-old deal.  Michigan's largest foreign trading partner says change is overdue.


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Next Monday is election day in Canada. Current State’s Scott Pohl talks with former U.S. Ambassador to Canada and former Governor, Jim Blanchard, about the Canadian election, domestic politics, and more.


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In recent years, Canada has included its First Peoples populations in its efforts to expand renewable, clean energy projects. Lumos Energy president Chris Henderson has spent the last two-and-a-half decades working, as his website states, “at the intersection of clean energy, sustainable development, environmental action, economic development, and Aboriginal communities”.

http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca

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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The United States and Canada face a lot of problems, but getting along with each other, for the most part, isn’t one of them. Canada is our biggest trading partner, the border is long and mostly safe, and millions of Americans and Canadians live and work in each other’s countries. But could America and Canada be even closer?

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Exporting is big business in Michigan, and no country is more crucial than our neighbor to the north: Canada.