Government procurement to be one of the biggest issues for the Canadian side during trade talks.
Buy America/American protectionist measures are costing jobs on both sides of the border.
Protectionist measures blocking Canadian manufacturers from bidding on government contracts in the US are creating trade friction.
Canada threatened to block project over use of American steel in Buy America dispute.
Prince Rupert ferry dock project in BC subject to Canada’s Foreign Extraterritorial Measures Act.
Terminal sits on Canadian soil that’s leased by the state of Alaska.
Canada threatens to block project if the state proceeds under Buy America specs.
To be built by Alaska, contractors must use US steel.
Manufacturing magnate Rob Hattin thinks it makes sense.
Bombardier interested in Southern California to Las Vegas bullet train.