September 06, 2005 17:08 ET

Trade Groups Support Detroit River International Crossing Project

Canada and U.S. Trade Organizations Support, Detroit River International Crossing Project Attention: Automotive Editor, Business/Financial Editor, Transportation Editor TORONTO/ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 6, 2005) - The age of current infrastructure (75 to 100 plus years), the projected growth in bilateral trade and cross-border traffic volumes, and the essential need for redundant capacity, make a new crossing at Detroit-Windsor critical to the security and economic prosperity of both Canada and the United States.

The undersigned organizations therefore whole-heartedly support the timely construction and completion of the Detroit River International Crossing Project, a joint initiative of Canada, the United States, the Province of Ontario and the State of Michigan.

American Chamber of Commerce in Canada
Canadian/American Border Trade Alliance
I.E.Canada, Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters
Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters
Ontario Chamber of Commerce
Ontario Trucking Association

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