No less than six federal cabinet ministers gathered yesterday for a National Supply Chain Summit, an event that will generate outcomes for which the “Well Made Here” team and its participants will be called upon to play leading roles.Read more
At their own pace, in their own way and in alignment with their business model and corporate culture, to our knowledge, three of the program’s partner banners have sections dedicated to “Well Made Here” and its accredited products on their site web.
The theme of protectionism dominated the recent “Three Amigos” summit between Mr. Trudeau, Mr. Biden and Mr. Lopez Obrador in Washington, which raises questions about the legal limits to which the Government of Canada must comply in promoting the purchase of “Well Made Here” to Canadian consumers and businesses without upsetting its two North American allies.Read more
At the time of writing, the ministerial mandate letters for the 44th Government of Canada still have not been issued. As such, the “Well Made Here” team remains on standby because it is only the exact wording of the ministerial mandates that spells out the priority commitments and specific measures that each minister will have to meet, and this will determine to whom the request for support and partnership ought to be addressed.Read more
There is a proliferation of programs promoting local buying. Countries, regions, municipalities, even neighbourhoods are more local than their neighbours. “Well Made Here”, does not intend to position itself as a competitor. Approaching these different initiatives as various anchoring opportunities seems to be a positive stance to adopt.