Canadians cry foul as Buy American policy hits home - thestar.com: "John Hayward, who runs an industrial equipment plant in Halton Hills, said U.S. President Barack Obama talks about the importance of free trade 'but the actions just aren't matching up with the words.
'For American companies to be doing so much business in our market and blocking Canadian access to theirs, and then turning around and beating out the same Canadian companies in Canada, is just intolerable. Either we are open trading partners or we're not,' said Hayward."
Alternative Headline: Obama Killing Canadian Business with Bigoted Policy.
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