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The Department of Finance Canada has published for consultation a proposed excise duty framework for cannabis products. The proposed level of taxation is intended to keep prices low to eliminate the black market. The proposed duty would apply to all... Read More >
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On April 2nd, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal determined that the dumping and subsidizing of certain oil country tubular goods are threatening to cause injury to the domestic market. The subject goods are defined as oil country tubular goods,... Read More >
The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (PBA) have announced additional construction details as parts of its $167 million expansion plan. The additional projects include the widening of the bridge to 4 lanes in Canada, re-decking of the span,... Read More >
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Centre of Administration (CoA) has advised of changes to documentation requirements for pet food importations. Effective April 15, 2015, import permits will no longer be required for Processed Pet Food and Treats from the... Read More >
Although China is among the world's leaders in economic growth, few Canadian companies say they use the form of currency when trading with companies from the globe's most-populous nation, a new survey reveals.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has advised that as of March 20, 2015 they are using a new approach to issuing import permits for commonly traded plants intended for planting and propagation. Importers may now apply for permission to... Read More >
Wholesale trade receipts in January slipped to $53 billion from December, based on reported numbers from Statistics Canada. In U.S. dollars, that's the equivalent of about $42 billion, The Wall Street Journal pointed out.
On February 18th, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they have initiated an expiry review concerning the dumping of refined sugar originating in or exported from the United States of America, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands and the United... Read More >
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has been working with Food Safety Inspection Services (FSIS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to update the export certificate that accompanies meat products exported to the U.S. under FSIS jurisdiction. What... Read More >
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will be hosting face to face sessions across Canada in the coming weeks to seek public input on Phase 2 of the Food Labelling Modernization Initiative in accordance with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency... Read More >
Canadian railways could soon be in for a major service disruption, as the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference has issued a strike order effective Friday, February 13 at midnight. The Teamsters delivered the strike notice to the Canadian Pacific Railway on... Read More >