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Originally posted by spacedoubt
My Green rubber bracelet. Supporting the American USO, purchased in
a 7-11..Made in China...sheesh
Originally posted by Tahlen
Also the reason they are cheaper is because they are "inferior" to the ones made here.
Originally posted by FredT
I know, but at some level you have to stop and say!!!! I mean I would hate to see us get to the point where American flags are being made by slave labor somewhere.
"A competitive contract for the lapel pins was actually awarded to a Canadian company, which then sourced the pins to a Chinese manufacturer," he told MPs.
"As a government, we respect our trade agreements but we do have a parliamentary exemption which we can apply within those trade agreements to purchases for members of parliament and senators. As such, I have directed that Canadian pins made for the use of senators and members of parliament will be manufactured in Canada from this point forward."