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Extra, Extra: Obama, a Bridge, and Some Boats

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not miss.

Attendees at Tuesday's Democrats Abroad election party at the Toronto Sheraton, celebrating their candidate's success. Photo by {a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/ardenstreet/8163249591/in/pool-torontoist"}ardenstreet{/a}, from the {a href="http://www.flickr.com/groups/torontoist/pool/"}Torontoist Flickr Pool{/a}.

  • Was Barack Obama’s win last night a good thing for Canada? It depends whom you ask.
  • A lot more was at stake last night than the presidency, though. One Michigan ballot measure rescued a Detroit-Windsor bridge proposal from the malevolent influence of a cartoonishly evil billionaire.
  • What’s the deal with those huge freighter ships that dock down by the waterfront? The Grid has damn near all the answers.

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