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: Jun 12, 2017

On June 5, 2017, the Canada International Trade Tribunal (CITT) announced that its order made on May 31, 2016 continuing, without amendment, its finding made on November 20, 2012, regarding the dumping of liquid dielectric transformers, is scheduled to expire... Read More >

Posted: Jun 12, 2017

The Government of Canada is seeking the views of Canadians on the scope of the renegotiation and modernization of the existing North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the United States and Mexico. Canada Gazette Part 1 vol. 151 No.22... Read More >

Posted: Jun 2, 2017

As you are aware, eManifest requirements for Highway carriers are now mandatory. January 11, 2016, marked the beginning of the monetary penalty period, meaning carriers who do not comply with eManifest requirements may be issued monetary Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMP).... Read More >

Posted: Jun 1, 2017

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued a Customs Notice to advise on import restrictions on salamaders(amphibians). To prevent the introduction of the fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) into Canada’s ecosystems and to protect native species of salamanders, Environment and Climate... Read More >

Posted: May 30, 2017

The Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade is confident the trade deal will benefit both countries’ economies and signal Canada’s strong, ongoing support for an emerging democracy and a longstanding partner. Following its unanimous approval by the Committee... Read More >

Posted: May 30, 2017

Anti-dumping duty and countervailing duty are now being assessed on certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components (FISC).  On Thursday May 25, 2017 the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued a finding of injury respecting FISC originating in, or exported from China,... Read More >

Posted: May 30, 2017

On May 24th, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)/Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced, effectively immediately, fresh cherries from Ontario, Canada, will be refused entry at all U.S. ports. APHIS is taking their action to prevent the introduction... Read More >

Posted: May 29, 2017

Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) provides new updated information regarding the eManifest implementation timeline for freight forwarders to electronically transmit advance house bill data on consolidated freight to the CBSA within the prescribed mode-specific time frames. To provide time for... Read More >

Posted: May 25, 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced the inspection facility at the Rouses Point, NY, border crossing will be operating on a limited basis from May 24th to June 10th. On-going construction activities require all commercial and oversized vehicles,... Read More >

Posted: May 25, 2017

The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge Authority) began the process of reopening the third traffic lane on the Peace Bridge for the 2017 summer travel season. This re-opening follows a reduction to two traffic lanes as... Read More >