Friday, March 9, 2012

Queen's Diamond Jubilee pins made in China

Lapel pins created to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and handed out by the federal government are made in China.

The approximately 300,000 pins, specially made to celebrate the Queen's 60 years on the throne, were contracted out to a small Ottawa company that in turn subcontracted a manufacturer in China to do the work.

The nearly $60,000 contract was signed in November.

Read more: Canada


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