Aug. 13, 2013: The owners of the Detroit International Bridge Co. have elected to increase the tolls on their crossing. This 5 percent fare increase on international travelers utilizing the Ambassador Bridge is essentially an additional border tax that will take money out of the pockets of travelers, commuters and businesses. It will apply to automobiles, passenger vehicles, station wagons, personal vans and empty pickups from $4.75/crossing to $5.00/crossing effective August 15th. FULL STORY
Jul. 26, 2013: Amid revelations that hundreds of non-code compliant girders were installed on the Rt. Hon. Herb Gray Parkway; Brian Masse M.P. (Windsor West) and Taras Natyshak M.P.P. (Essex) have written a joint letter to Ontario's Transportation Minister Glen Murray seeking answers to questions raised by this issue. FULL STORY
Jul. 19, 2013: The recent news of the City of Detroit filing for bankruptcy marks a sad milestone in history of the global financial meltdown. It is no secret that as a whole in this area we have been hard hit by the global economic recession, but I believe there is reason for hope and optimism. FULL STORY
Oct. 1, 2012: The office of Brian Masse M.P. (Windsor West) NDP Critic for the Canada-US border has been updated on the International Joint Commission’s (IJC) progress investigating the Windsor-Essex County Hum. In June Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird asked the IJC to help develop a science-based approach which would assist governments to identify the source of the disturbance. FULL STORY
Sep. 21, 2012: Human Resources Minister Diane Finley is in Windsor today to claim credit for critical border infrastructure built five years late with funding approved by a previous government. Brian Masse (Windsor West) NDP Critic for the Canada-US border remarked: We’re happy to finally see this long overdue project moving forward. FULL STORY
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