US, Canada Eye End To 'Buy American' Stimulus Flap

Law360, New York (September 30, 2009, 6:02 PM EDT) -- U.S. and Canadian trade officials are working on a deal to exempt Canada or otherwise address the country's concerns with the “Buy American” provisions in Washington's massive economic stimulus package, a high-level official said Wednesday.

Talking to reporters outside the Parliament in Ottawa, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk said he and Canadian International Trade Minister Stockwell Day were meeting in an effort to hammer out the details of a resolution.

Kirk told news services the sides were working collaboratively on a deal that would let Canadian...
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