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: Dec 11, 2017

Global Affairs Canada (GAC) advises of the extension of the steel monitoring program. The proposed Order Amending the Import Control List includes carbon and speciality steel products on the Import Control List for a further three years beginning on October... Read more >

Posted: Dec 8, 2017

On December 4, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the initiation of a re-investigation to update the normal values and export prices respecting certain concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) in accordance with the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA). The... Read more >

Posted: Dec 7, 2017

I.E. Canada is a national, non-profit organization that represents importers and exporters, and is committed to ensuring that trade regulations, policies and processes allow businesses to import and export efficiently. In light of recent events in the trade community and... Read more >

Posted: Dec 7, 2017

The way you remit your payment for imported commercial goods is changing. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has issued a Customs Notice (CN 17-33) outlining the new payment policies for the remittance of duties and taxes on imported commercial... Read more >

Posted: Nov 27, 2017

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is revising the food export web pages to better assist Canadian industry with export guidance. CFIA aims to align all export activities of current food programs under a single food program. This will allow the... Read more >

Posted: Nov 24, 2017

If you are a food importer, exporter, a manufacturer and preparer of food or sell food sold across the provinces then be aware of CFIA proposed changes coming in force next year. It is projected to be implemented for possible... Read more >

Posted: Nov 24, 2017

The Regulations Amending the Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations published in Part II of the Canada Gazette on October 18, 2017 will come into force April 18, 2018. The Amendments will control HFCs through the phase-down of consumption of... Read more >

Posted: Nov 22, 2017

US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has issued CSMS 17-000726 advising the 2017 Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Portal Customer Satisfaction Survey is now open. CBP encourages all importers, brokers, carriers and other trade community users of ACE to take the... Read more >

Posted: Nov 22, 2017

Starting April 18, 2018, you can no longer bring unregistered pesticides into Canada if they are not equivalent to those already registered in Canada for personal use in or around your home (i.e., Domestic Class products). An equivalent pesticide is... Read more >

Posted: Nov 20, 2017

On November 16, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it had made preliminary determinations of dumping and subsidizing with respect to certain PET resin originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of... Read more >