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: Feb 16, 2018

Health Canada has launched consultation of the proposed mandatory nutrition symbol for front-of-package labelling and is requesting you feedback. Your responses will help guide the choice of a nutrition symbol for the front of food packages in Canada. Health Canada... Read more >

Posted: Feb 16, 2018

The Government of Canada is soliciting comments from all stakeholders regarding issues or sectors that should be considered by the Regulatory Cooperation Forum (RCF) under the Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). The Treasury Board of Canada... Read more >

Posted: Feb 16, 2018

On February 12, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the initiation of a re-investigation to update the normal values and export prices respecting certain gypsum board originating in or exported from the United States (USA), imported into Canada... Read more >

Posted: Feb 14, 2018

Global Affairs Canada issued a notice on 8 February 2018 to inform industry stakeholders that following the completion of the allocation process for products of natural milk constituents, for the 2018 allocation year, quantities are still available. As of today,... Read more >

Posted: Feb 14, 2018

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) initiated the development of Amendment 15 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations on March 4, 2017. This Amendment would introduce or update energy efficiency standards and, where applicable, test methods and associated reporting and compliance requirements for... Read more >

Posted: Feb 14, 2018

Regulations Amending the Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolutions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) have been published in Part II of the Canada Gazette on January 24, 2018. The amendment to the Regulations adds further sanctions on... Read more >

Posted: Feb 14, 2018

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) has published a consultation document on the proposed amendments of the Products Containing Mercury Regulations. The purpose of the consultation is to inform stakeholders of the key elements of the proposed amendments and obtain... Read more >

Posted: Feb 5, 2018

Minister of International Trade announced on January 23, 2018, eleven countries have agreed on the core elements of a new agreement and concluded on a new Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (“TPP”) has... Read more >

Posted: Feb 2, 2018

The Minister of International Trade, recently announced the launch of a new web page, called Register a trade barrier, for Canadian exporters dealing with trade barriers. Through this new web page Canadian businesses can now register a trade barrier and... Read more >

Posted: Jan 31, 2018

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on January 25, 2018 that Provisional Duties are now payable on certain fabricated industrial steel components (FISC) released from customs on or after January 25, 2018. The subject goods include Pressure pipe fittings... Read more >