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News Archive: Buy American
This is another issue where the chamber network can affect change at the local level and have the power of the network felt across borders (includes template letter and key links).
While we continue to support the efforts of the U-S Chamber to ease the existing restrictions, ‘Buy American’ provisions in the U.S. stimulus package have shut out Canadian companies from $280 billion worth of state- and municipal-level government procurement opportunities in the United States. More disturbing still is that similar rules are being included in other pieces of legislation before the U.S. Congress.