Sumas Border Crossing Closed Due To Flooding

February 3rd 2020 – Cars were being turned around and prevented from crossing through the Sumas border at Abbotsford yesterday due to heavy flooding. It is unclear if the border is passable this morning. Days of heavy rain in the area has caused many roads to be impassable and there have even been landslides blocking […]

$900’000 in fake $1 bills seized at International Falls

27th January 2020 – This weekend federal agents released a statement saying that the CBP have seized a huge quantity of counterfeit $1 bills at International Falls, Minnesota. The ‘money’ was found in a shopping container originating from China. The unusual denomination of the haul is somewhat of a surprise and the crooks involved might […]

Iranian Americans Detained At Peace Arch Border Crossing

7th January 2020 – In an incident certain to inflame domestic tensions over the US’s recent air strikes in Iran it appears that dozens of Iranian-American citizens were initially prevented from crossing the Peace Arch Border Crossing into the US, with some reports suggesting they were detained and questioned for nearly 12 hours. The Council […]

Gordie Howe Bridge receives $15 million for border inspection systems

3rd January 2020 – The $3 billion project to build a new bridge spanning the US/Canadian border in Detroit has received it’s first cash injection from the US Government. Canada is footing the bill for most of the project in exchange for future toll revenues. As part of a Trump led deal $15 million has […]

Gordie Howe Bridge Update Nov 2019

This week the groups responsible for the >$4 billion construction of the Gordie Howe bridge construction, The Windsor Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) and Bridging North America, held a media briefing to provide an update on the project aimed to replace the ageing Ambassador Bridge as the major US/Canadian bridge crossing in the region. Whilst construction […]

The Ambassador Bridge Restrictions For Marathon Weekend

The Ambassador Bridge will have lane restrictions in place between 5.45am and 9am this Sunday 20th November 2019 due to the Detroit Free Press marathon. Ambassador Bridge Wait Times can be found here. For details of the Marathon including passport requirements for international runners visit https://www.freepmarathon.com/  

Detroit Windsor Tunnel Closures In Oct/Nov 2019

Further closures for the Detroit Windsor tunnel are planned for later in the month. The additional period of closures are in place to assist with the lengthy renovation project which started 2 years ago, At present the closures are earmarked for 9 pm in the evening until 5 am in the morning on the following […]