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The protest blocking freight traffic from Detroit into Ontario is starting to hit crucial supply chains, as Ford Motor Co. was forced to idle a Canadian engine factory and operate an assembly plant at reduced capacity.

Ford’s engine plant in Windsor, Ontario, is shut down and the schedule cut back at a factory in the Toronto suburbs that makes the Edge model, spokesperson Said Deep said Wednesday in an email. The automaker is continuing to ship engine inventory to U.S. plants, he added.

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