Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Nov 20, 2017

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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Posted: Aug 21, 2017

Do you have any thoughts on how the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) can better protect our plant resource base against the introduction and spread of new plant pests? Now is your chance to let us know. Each year, the... Read More >

Posted: Aug 9, 2017

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is launching a new web-based consultation tool to gather feedback from stakeholders on current Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) work plans and solicit input on future opportunities. Canada and the United States are... Read More >

Posted: Aug 9, 2017

Several notices and updates on eManifest requirements were recently published on Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) website Customs Notice 17-20, Deconsolidation Notice – Paper options for Warehouse / Terminal Operators and Freight Forwarders Provides information for freight forwarders, warehouse operators... Read More >

Posted: Aug 9, 2017

As of September 21, 2017 Canadians will benefit from the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the most progressive trade agreement ever negotiated by Canada and the European Union. Minister of International Trade has announced the allocation of the... Read More >

Posted: Aug 4, 2017

The Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) is a Government of Canada initiative aimed at reducing the risks posed by chemicals to Canadians and their environment. The next phase of the CMP, launched in May 2016, will address the remaining 1550 priority... Read More >

Posted: Jul 31, 2017

On July 25, 2017 the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an expiry review of its finding of injury made on November 20, 2012 concerning the dumping of liquid dielectric transformers originating in or exported from Korea. As a result... Read More >

Posted: Jul 31, 2017

The Canada–Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) will be implemented on August 1, 2017 as notified by Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) in Customs Notice CN17-23. With the exception of a few agricultural goods, the CUFTA will essentially eliminate the customs... Read More >

Posted: Jul 21, 2017

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has advised that earlier this month it had conducted an interim review of its order concerning certain steel fasteners originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China) and Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)... Read More >

Posted: Jul 20, 2017

On July 17, 2017, Global Affairs Canada published the following statement on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) made by The Honorable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. The statement was made in response to the Summary of... Read More >

Posted: Jul 19, 2017

On July 15 the Government of Canada posted several regulations and orders of amendment in the Canada Gazette – Part I, July 15, 2017, Vol. 151, No. 28.  Many of these legislative and regulatory changes are required to meet Canada’s... Read More >