Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Mar 9, 2017

Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources recently announced the creation of the Federal–Provincial Task Force on Softwood Lumber, which will share information and analysis to understand potential impacts and assess how to address the needs of affected workers and communities. The... Read more >

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Posted: Apr 20, 2018

The Government of Canada is committed to improving energy efficiency standards for appliances and equipment, taking action on climate change, and reducing regulatory burden through alignment with the United States given the integrated nature of the markets. Natural Resources Canada... Read more >

Posted: Apr 18, 2018

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has updated its guide RegDoc-1.5.1 on the certification of radiation devices or Class II prescribed equipment. The guide is intended to help applicants to prepare and submit applications to the CNSC for certification of... Read more >

Posted: Apr 17, 2018

Global Affairs Canada issued a notice to inform importers that the 2018 tariff rate quota (TRQ) for food preparations containing more than 10 per cent but less than 50 per cent on a dry weight basis of milk solids, not... Read more >

Posted: Apr 8, 2018

On April 4, 2018, the Canada International Trade Tribunal (CITT) announced that its order made on August 19, 2013 continuing, without amendment, its finding made on August 20, 2008, regarding the dumping of certain carbon steel welded pipe, is scheduled... Read more >

Posted: Apr 8, 2018

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a notice advising the streamlining of its plant protection program concerning the import, transfer and handling of potentially injurious organisms (PIOs) in Canada. PIOs include invertebrates and micro-organisms that are plant pests... Read more >

Posted: Apr 3, 2018

On March 28, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued a Notice of Preliminary Determinations to announce that Provisional duties are now payable on Certain Dry Wheat Pasta released from Customs on or after March 28, 2018. The subject... Read more >

Posted: Mar 29, 2018

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a notice to the importing industry advising of changes to import requirements for cheese. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is updating the Automated Import Reference System (AIRS) database to distinguish between cheese manufactured... Read more >

Posted: Mar 29, 2018

Health Canada has published an industry notice advising effective March 16, 2018, high-level disinfectant and sterilant solutions (including contact lens disinfectants) intended for use on medical devices are classified by Health Canada as medical devices. Medical device disinfectants and sterilants... Read more >

Posted: Mar 26, 2018

Transport Canada (TC) invites you to participate in stakeholder consultations regarding a new Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Client Identification Database (CID). Public safety depends on Transport Canada knowing who is transporting dangerous goods in Canada, as well as knowing... Read more >

Posted: Mar 22, 2018

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has published guidance and information on how Canadian food businesses can support the United States importers to meet the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) rules. New guidance... Read more >