Singh promises public infrastructure to be made with ‘Canadian products’ in jobs plan
(CP) OTTAWA – Jagmeet Singh is promising that infrastructure…
Canada’s labour unions could play big role averting ‘Buy American’ rules
Biden plans to ensure US workers and companies are first in line to reap the benefits of his economic recovery plan.
Government contracts for US companies only: Biden
Buy American plan includes a specialized office within the White House to enforce and oversee measures.
Biden proposes $700B-plus `Buy American’ campaign
Proposes tightening current Buy American laws easily circumvented by government agencies.
Premiers to celebrate USMCA, beat back protectionism in Washington
Trump kicking the tires on a Buy American move that would pull the US out of a $1.7-trillion procurement agreement with WTO members.
Trump signs order to make US-made goods more American
Will gradually boost the percentage of US components for qualifying American-made products from 50% to 75%.
Premiers want Ottawa to seek exemption from Buy American policies
US measures require 65% local content on public transportation projects.
Federal Liberals, Ontario Tories blame each other for Bombardier layoffs
Both point to transportation projects that could have secured work for the Thunder Bay plant.
Bombardier signs US$669M rail car deal with N.J., but no work north of border
Buy American rules are prompting Bombardier’s plant in Plattsburgh, N.Y., to build the multi-level cars, rather than its facility in Quebec.
Via Rail places $989M train order with Siemens for key rail corridor
No Canadian content requirement; the German firm will build the trains at its North American headquarters in California.
US procurement demand on Canada, Mexico fading from NAFTA: sources [UPDATED]
Competing claims an example of the animosity between the two countries since Mexico reached its own NAFTA deal with the US.
Message to America: Free trade, fair trade
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.