WINDSOR, Ontario – The mayor of Windsor spoke about the Ambassador Bridge blockade Thursday as trucker demonstrations continued to stall traffic between Detroit and Canada.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday called for Canadian authorities to resolve the closure and reopen traffic on the bridge.
“My message is simple: Reopen traffic on the bridge,” Whitmer said.
The governor cited the automotive, manufacturing and agricultural industries as examples of Michigan feeling the negative impact of the bridge closure. She called it “unacceptable.”
Thursday is the fourth day of demonstrations. Truckers participating in the blockage are protesting Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Issues at the Ambassador Bridge have spilled over to the Blue Water Bridge, where truckers sat in miles-long traffic jams trying to get into Canada.
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