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  1. No talks scheduled between union and the bridge corporationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 28 | The London Free Press

    Pam Domenichini and fellow workers of the Blue Water Bridge picket at the bridge administration building, next to the span between Sarnia and Port Huron, Michigan on Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, in Sarnia, Ontario. A strike at Canada's second-busiest commercial border crossing to the United States has entered its second week.

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  2. Picket line planned at home of bridge corporation vice-chairpersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | The London Free Press

    The Public Service Alliance of Canada has scheduled a solidarity rally Sunday at the Blue Water Bridge in Point Edward to support its striking union members. The rally is scheduled for 2 p.m., and has been endorsed by the Ontario Federation of Labour, the union said in a press release.

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  3. Bridge corporation says it's ready for Thanksgiving trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | The London Free Press

    Picket lines were up Wednesday morning at the Blue Water Bridge corporate building on Venetian Boulevard in Point Edward, Ont. Bridge workers represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada went on strike Monday.

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  4. Bluewater Bridge Strike: Traffic moving smoothlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | The London Free Press

    Blue Water Bridge workers rally outside the currency exchange building near the Canadian entrance of the international crossing Monday. Close to 50 workers represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada went on strike early Monday following failed contract talks with the Federal Bridge Corporation.

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  5. Weekend talks fail to reach contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 20 | The London Free Press

    Unionized workers at the Blue Water Bridge have given notice they intend to go on strike at 6 a.m. Monday. The 47 workers, members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, include toll collectors, currency exchange workers, cleaners and maintenance staff.

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  6. Anti-war activist Tom Hayden dies at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | The London Free Press

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Tom Hayden, a '60s anti-war activist whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife Jane Fonda, has died.

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  7. Bridge and employees agree to new talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | The London Free Press

    The Federal Bridge Corporation is accusing the union representing nearly 50 workers at the Blue Water Bridge of engaging in a "campaign of misinformation." The cleaners, maintenance staff and currency exchange workers represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada have been without a contract since November 2014, and the corporation and union have been in a position, since Thursday, to give notice of a lock-out and strike.

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  8. Canadian rescue agencies plan to use social media to educate public on St. Clair River dangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The London Free Press

    Canadian Coast Guard officers Michael Brown, Mandy Bartley and Kathleen Getty are pictured here with Peter Garapick, superintendent of search and rescue, alongside a coast guard boat travelling the St. Clair River Thursday. Garapick attended meetings with Canadian and U.S. agencies this week to review the massive rescue operation his agency was involved in as a result of this year's Port Huron Float Down.

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  9. Six Polish citizens charged with improper entry into the U.S. from CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The London Free Press

    SARNIA, Ont. - Authorities in Canada and the United States say they have thwarted a human smuggling attempt near Sarnia, Ont.

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  10. Coast Guard spent $21,700 pulling drunk Americans from riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | The London Free Press

    Floaters travel down the St. Clair River during Float Down at Lighthouse Beach in Port Huron, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. Thousands of people gathered for the event and floated down the St. Clair River.

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  11. Gladu worries about next float downRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | The London Free Press

    Sarnia-Lambton MP Marilyn Gladu is worried that publicity about Sunday's headline-grabbing Port Huron Float Down will mean even more participants next summer. She said Friday she believes officials need to be planning for the next time the event turns into a rescue mission.

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  12. Online campaign raising funds for float down rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | The London Free Press

    People celebrate as they start the Float Down at Lighthouse Beach in Port Huron, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. Thousands of people gathered for the event and floated down the St. Clair River.

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  13. Sarnia mayor says city likely on the hook for saving 1,500 'over-refreshed' U.S. floatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | The London Free Press

    SARNIA, Ont. -- The mayor of Sarnia, Ont., is not happy his city will likely have to eat the cost of rescuing 1,500 "over-refreshed" Americans who washed up on his side of the St. Clair River on the weekend.

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  14. Canadian agencies set to review float-down rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | The London Free Press

    People celebrate as they start the Float Down at Lighthouse Beach in Port Huron, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. Thousands of people gathered for the event and floated down the St. Clair River.

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  15. Thousands of Americans on floatation devices wash up on Canadian shorelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | The London Free Press

    U.S. refugees are shown in this Sarnia police photo, Via Twitter, boarding buses in downtown Sarnia Sunday after being blown to the Canadian shore of the St. Clair River during the Port Huron Float Down. Handout/Sarnia Observer/Postmedia Network SARNIA, Ont.

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  16. Canadian officials sent 1,500 U.S. float-down refugees homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | The London Free Press

    U.S. refugees are shown in this Sarnia police photo, Via Twitter, boarding buses in downtown Sarnia Sunday after being blown to the Canadian shore of the St. Clair River during the Port Huron Float Down. Handout/Sarnia Observer/Postmedia Network About 1,500 U.S. citizens had to be bused back by Sarnia Transit over the Blue Water Bridge Sunday evening after they were blown to the Canadian shore while taking part in the annual float down the river on inflatable rafts, from Port Huron lighthouse to Marysville, Mich.

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  17. Community agencies pull together to return float down participants to the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | The London Free Press

    People celebrate as they start the Float Down at Lighthouse Beach in Port Huron, Mich., Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. Thousands of people gathered for the event and floated down the St. Clair River.

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  18. Reasons for delays are many, according to bridge officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | The London Free Press

    Vehicles line up to pay tolls on the Canadian side of the Blue Water Bridge on Wednesday July 27, 2016 in Sarnia, Ont. Sitting earlier this month in a lineup of vehicles waiting to pay the toll and cross the Blue Water Bridge into Michigan, Steve Collins wondered what the hold up was.

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  19. As of April 1, bridge toll will be $4 in Canadian fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | The London Free Press

    Tolls on the Canadian side of the Blue Water Bridge will be raised to $4 in Canadian funds as of April 1, it was announced Thursday. As well, the Federal Bridge Corporation that operates the span announced that bridge tokens are being phased out.

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  20. Michigan considers change for bridge tolls paid in looniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The London Free Press

    The days of currency equality may end soon at toll booths on the Michigan side of the Blue Water Bridge. The Michigan Department of Transportation said this week it's considering a "currency parity policy" for its side of the bridge that spans the St. Clair River and connects Port Huron, Mich. 1 comment

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