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Protectionist Buy American restrictions responsible for killing 71 jobs in St-Jérôme, Québec
December 22, 2014
Canada Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is extremely disappointed by the sudden closure Dec 19 of Mueller Canada`s manufacturing operations in St-Jé...

Canadian business no longer welcomed by New Jersey legislators
December 19, 2014
On Dec 18, New Jersey passed its own version of Buy America requiring all public contracts use American made goods for infrastructure projects. Th...

New Jersey Seduced By The False Promise Of 'Buy American' Laws: Forbes
December 19, 2014
New Jersey Seduced By The False Promise Of 'Buy American' Laws Originally published at, December 18, 2014 By Dan Ikenson I...

CME is concerned with expansion of the protectionist Buy America laws in New Jersey
December 12, 2014
  On Dec 11, the State of New Jersey Assembly Budget Committee released the Buy America bill for a final vote expected on Dec 18. This will bar ...

Buy America affecting infrastructure projects on Canadian soil
November 24, 2014
OTTAWA – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters is concerned that American protectionist legislation that forbids Canadian participation in US infras...

Faulty steel halts construction on Victoria BC infrastructure project
November 05, 2014
Potential delays caused by the discovery of faulty Chinese steel in a recent inspection of the Johnson Street bridge could be avoided if procuremen...

An Open Letter to Canada’s Municipal Politicians
October 22, 2014
An Open Letter to Canada’s Municipal Politicians Ladies and Gentlemen: Infrastructure spending is a priority issue for every community across Ca...

Morrison, Colorado granted reprieve in Buy America challenge
October 10, 2014
U.S. Town that Ran Afoul of Buy American Rules Gets Reprieve BY: Nirmala Menon A U.S. town that had run afoul of Buy American rules for using a ...

CME congratulates Hamilton's city council for its Buy America stand
September 25, 2014
Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters congratulates the city council of Hamilton, ON, Canada’s steel city, for passing a unanimous resolution condem...

Buy America Act provides punishment for small Colorado town: Globe and Mail
September 18, 2014
By: BARRIE McKENNA  OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail  It is a few thousand dollars worth of steel installed on a small bridge in a sleepy Colorado ...

Two bridges caught in latest Buy America flare-up
September 17, 2014
iPolitics reporter BJ Siekierski writes that a Colorado town may be out infrastructure funding if it doesn't incur $20,000 in costs to remove $800 ...

Buy America targeting Canadian steel manufacturing companies
September 15, 2014
OTTAWA – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is very concerned with the rise of Buy America policies applied to U.S. transportation infrastruc...

CME congratulates Kingston City Council for standing up against Buy American
September 10, 2014
OTTAWA – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) congratulates the City Council of Kingston, Ontario for passing a motion unanimously in reaction ...

Costly and insidious protectionism persists in Canada’s own backyard: Globe and Mail
September 01, 2014
BARRIE McKENNA OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail The City of Halton Hills, Ont., west of Toronto, passed a resolution last week, calling on Cana...

CME recognizes the importance of Halton Hills’ stand against Buy America
August 26, 2014
OTTAWA – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) applaud the efforts of Halton Hills Mayor Rick Bonette and the rest of municipal council for thei...

Champlain Bridge could be fabricated in Quebec
August 20, 2014
Structal-Bridges, a division of Quebec-based Canam Group Inc., has obtained two contracts totaling over $90M for the fabrication of the steel struc...

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters urge Canadian Mayors to take action against Buy American
June 30, 2014
President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters, Jayson Myers, wrote today to mayors of Canadian cities urging them to take immediate act...

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