'Buy American' laws creeping back, to Canada's chagrin Buy American provisions are back, and the Canadian government is sounding off in frustration.

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'Buy American' laws creeping back, to Canada's chagrin

Buy American provisions are back, and the Canadian government is sounding off in frustration.

Canada staged an intervention this week over new allegations of U.S. protectionism, with federal officials producing a list of fresh grievances during a meeting at the World Trade Organization.

The government is now airing its frustration in public over American trade measures that have received little attention so far.

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Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) urge mayors to take action

CME is urging mayors of Canada's largest cities to adopt a reciprocity policy, which would level the playing field for Canadian manufacturers competing for contracts with foreign companies based in countries that systematically discriminate against Canadian companies based on domestic content.

Click to read the CME letter to Montreal Mayor Denis Corderre, Halifax Mayor Mike Savage, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and Surrey Mayor Diane Watts.

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Massive PVC Pipeline finished in Alberta

At a whopping 88 km long, this is the longest PVC pipeline in the world. The world-leading project is designed to bring potable water efficiently to the community of Wandering River, Alberta.

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Sinkhole opens up in downtown Montreal

A sinkhole big enough to swallow a person opened up right in the middle of downtown Montreal on De La Montagne Street.

The sinkhole appeared just a few days after Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre announced his plans to do a $80-million overhaul of Ste-Catherine Street, including major repairs to the street's aging underground infrastructure.

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