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: Jul 21, 2017

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has advised that earlier this month it had conducted an interim review of its order concerning certain steel fasteners originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China) and Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)... Read More >

Posted: Jul 20, 2017

On July 17, 2017, Global Affairs Canada published the following statement on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) made by The Honorable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. The statement was made in response to the Summary of... Read More >

Posted: Jul 19, 2017

On July 15 the Government of Canada posted several regulations and orders of amendment in the Canada Gazette – Part I, July 15, 2017, Vol. 151, No. 28.  Many of these legislative and regulatory changes are required to meet Canada’s... Read More >

Posted: Jul 14, 2017

On July 7, 2017 the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued notice that its finding made on November 30, 2012, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of carbon and alloy steel pipe piles, commonly identified as piling pipe originating in or... Read More >

Posted: Jul 13, 2017

On July 5, 2017 the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded a re-investigation of the normal values and export prices of certain liquid dielectric transformers originating in or exported from Korea. Subject goods are defined as “Liquid dielectric transformers having... Read More >

Posted: Jul 11, 2017

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on July 5, 2017 that Provisional Duties are now payable on certain silicon metal released from customs on or after July 5, 2017. The subject goods are described Silicon metal containing at least... Read More >

Posted: Jul 6, 2017

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES or the Convention) is an international agreement between states that was established to help ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does... Read More >

Posted: Jul 5, 2017

Global Affairs Canada advises that on June 26, 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its preliminary anti-dumping determination with respect to imports of softwood lumber from Canada. The U.S. Department of Commerce preliminarily found that Canadian softwood lumber imports... Read More >

Posted: Jun 27, 2017

Upcoming new regulation introduces the prohibition of plastic microbeads in the manufacture, import and sale of toiletries that is used to exfoliate or cleanse in personal care products.  The Microbeads in Toiletries Regulations was published in the Canada Gazette, Part... Read More >

Posted: Jun 27, 2017

The Final Screening Assessment for the Methylenediphenyl Diisocyanate/Methylenediphenyl Diamine (MDI/MDA) Substance Grouping were published in the Canada Gazette on June 10, 2017. The Proposed Risk Management Approach Document for MDI Substances was also published for a public comment period ending... Read More >