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: Jan 6, 2015

On December 30, 2014, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they will conduct an expiry review investigation on whole potatoes if the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) determines that there is continuation or resumption of dumping of certain... Read More >

Posted: Jan 6, 2015

The Minister of Transport recently announced amendments to Canada’s Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR) and is published in the Canada Gazette Vol.148 SOR/2014-306. The amendment includes a ban on transporting lithium metal batteries as cargo on passenger flights in... Read More >

Posted: Jan 6, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) holds a program to combat piracy and support the fight against counterfeit products and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) pirated goods entering or leaving Canada. The CBSA has established a process that allows intellectual property... Read More >

Posted: Jan 6, 2015

On December 30, 2014, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they are conducting expiry proceedings concerning the dumping of refined sugar originating in or exported from the United States of America, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands and the United Kingdom... Read More >

Posted: Jan 5, 2015

On January 1, 2015, Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) went into effect – Canada’s first free-trade agreement in the Asian-Pacific region. The deal is expected to provide Canadian businesses with new access to the fourth-largest economy in Asia and boost exports to... Read More >

Posted: Dec 22, 2014

The Canada–Korea Certificate of Origin and the instructions for completing are available in English and Korean, and will be available soon in French on the Canada Border Services Agency website. The required proof of origin is the Canada–Korea Certificate of... Read More >

Posted: Dec 16, 2014

On December 16, 2014, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they are conducting expiry proceedings concerning the dumping of greenhouse bell peppers originating in or exported from the Netherlands. The subject goods are described as greenhouse bell peppers... Read More >

Posted: Dec 15, 2014

In one recent study, shippers - soon to be subject to price increases on railways - ripped rail-based intermodal freight service in the U.S. and Canada.

Posted: Dec 10, 2014

On December 8, 2014, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they are initiating a preliminary injury inquiry to determine whether the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of photovoltaic modules and laminates originating in or exported from the People’s... Read More >

Posted: Dec 8, 2014

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations on December 5, 2014 on the alleged dumping and subsidizing of certain photovoltaic modules and laminates in or exported from the People’s Republic of China. The investigations follow a complaint filed by... Read More >