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Christy Clark Slams Buy America Policies at Prince Rupert Ferry Terminal

Posted November 28, 2014

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Jesara Sinclair — CBC News)

B.C. premier upset Buy America policies mean Prince Rupert ferry terminal construction won’t use B.C. workers

B.C.’s premier is speaking out about a ferry terminal set to be built in Prince Rupert using American workers and American steel.

The Alaska Department of Transportation issued an invitation to bid that states all iron and steel associated with the project is subject to Buy America provisions — which means the supplies must be procured from the United States.

“The federal government must not allow these Buy American provisions to apply on Canadian soil. It is just not acceptable,” said B.C. Premier Christy Clark. Read more here.