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Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Jul 27, 2018

The Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT) recently issued a notice to industry partners, notifying them of extended truck gate operating hours and an associated flat fee of $35 per laden container, which will take effect September 17, 2018. This charge... Read more >

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Posted: Aug 31, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has published new plant health requirements to prevent the import and spread of plant pests in Canada and to clarify its import and domestic movement requirements under the Plant Protection Act.   Effective October... Read more >

Posted: Aug 31, 2015

It seems something of a wheel clamp has trapped Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in place.

Posted: Aug 27, 2015

On August 12th, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they have initiated an expiry review concerning the dumping and subsidizing of carbon steel bar grating and alloy steel bar grating, originating in or exported from the People’s... Read more >

Posted: Aug 27, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced changes to its Pet Food Import Policy effective September 1, 2015. These changes will be reflected in AIRS as of September 1st, 2015 and include the following: Pet food and treats containing... Read more >

Posted: Aug 24, 2015

Health Canada is seeking input and comments on the launch of the Regulatory Transparency and Openness Framework (RTOF). This program will enable Health Canada to continue to provide information available on health and safety.  Recently announced by the Health Minister,... Read more >

Posted: Aug 24, 2015

  The Government of Canada issued a notice under section 71 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) in the Canada Gazette, Part 1, July 25, 2015, to gather information to support risk assessment and risk management activities.... Read more >

Posted: Aug 12, 2015

The Government of Canada is seeking feedback on proposed changes to food labeling pertaining to nutrition facts table, serving size, list of ingredients and sugar details. The proposed labelling changes aim to make it easier for Canadians to read labels... Read more >

Posted: Aug 12, 2015

Effective August 11, 2015, a phytosanitary certificate is required for the exports of plant and plant products to the European Union (EU) from areas where the Asian longhorned beetle (ALHB) is known to be present. The directive applies to the... Read more >

Posted: Aug 11, 2015

Canada recently announced the conclusion of the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA).The free trade agreement announcement represents an important milestone in the Canada–Ukraine bilateral relationship. Here are some key highlights of the CUFTA: Upon entry into force of the Agreement,... Read more >

Posted: Aug 6, 2015

The Firearms Marking Regulations, which were set to come into force on December 1, 2015, have been delayed. An amendment announced in the Canada Gazette SOR/2015-195 defers the coming into force date of the Firearms Marking Regulations for 18 months... Read more >