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: Mar 23, 2015

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 >

Posted: Mar 20, 2015

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.

Posted: Feb 25, 2015

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 >

Posted: Feb 25, 2015

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 >

Posted: Feb 11, 2015

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 >

Posted: Feb 11, 2015

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 >

Posted: Feb 5, 2015

On Feb. 4th, 2015, 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: Feb 5, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has advised that as of February 9, 2015, TST Overland Express located at 49 Overland Drive, Kitchener, Ontario, will be surrendering their (BW) type highway sufferance warehouse licence. The CBSA has decided not to... Read more >

Posted: Feb 5, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has released Customs D-Memorandum 22-1-1, reflecting updated information and changes to the penalty reinvestment agreement. The Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS) authorizes the CBSA to assess monetary penalties for non-compliance with customs legislative, regulatory... Read more >

Posted: Feb 5, 2015

Canadian Food Inspection Agency advises of avian influenza outbreak in the states of California, Oregon and Washington. CFIA is implementing restrictions due to the outbreak on imports for travelers and importers into Canada. Commercial imports of live poultry, birds and... Read more >