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Costly and insidious protectionism persists in Canada’s own backyard: Globe and Mail

Published by Brad Fougere on September 01, 2014

The City of Halton Hills, Ont., west of Toronto, passed a resolution last week, calling on Canadian municipalities to stand up for “free, fair and reciprocal trade” between Canada and the U.S.

Wait. Wasn’t that battle fought – and won – in the 1980s?

Apparently not.

Halton Hills, home to a cluster of manufacturers that export to the U.S., is upset about the resurgence of protectionist Buy American rules contained in recent Congressional spending bills.

Read the article here.

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