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: Jun 18, 2018

The Minister of International Trade and Israel’s Minister of the Economy and Industry recently announced the signing of the modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA). Canada and Israel have modernized the original CIFTA to include progressive elements, such as dedicated... Read more >

Posted: Jun 18, 2018

The Minister of Health and the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food has announced that final Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) have been published in Canada Gazette, Part II: Vol.152. June 13, 2018. The regulations will come into force on... Read more >

Posted: Jun 8, 2018

On May 25, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued a finding that determined that the dumping and subsidizing of certain Copper Pipe Fittings originating in, or exported from Vietnam have caused injury to the domestic industry. This finding... Read more >

Posted: Jun 1, 2018

The Department of Finance has issued a statement Thursday May 31 2018 following the United States announcement of imposing tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum products from Canada. Canada intends to impose surtaxes or similar trade-restrictive countermeasures against up... Read more >

Posted: May 31, 2018

On May 24, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an expiry review of its finding of injury made on August 19, 2013 concerning the dumping and subsidizing of certain carbon steel welded pipe originating or exported from China.... Read more >

Posted: May 30, 2018

On May 18, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it had launched an investigation under the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain Sucker Rods originating in or exported from... Read more >

Posted: May 30, 2018

CBSA has published Customs Notice CN 18-05 on the implementation of Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (TPVA) which has received Royal Assent and came into force on May 23, 2018. “Vaping products” (formerly known as e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery... Read more >

Posted: May 28, 2018

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated the Industry Labelling Tool (ILT) to reflect the December 14, 2016 amendments to the”Food and Drug Regulations” (FDR) related to nutrition labelling, list of ingredients and food colour requirements. A Notice has... Read more >

Posted: May 25, 2018

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently published new D-Memorandum D19-7-4 to reflect requirements for the importation of vehicles, engines, vessels and machines, as outlined in the Canadian Environmental Protection Act 1999 and its regulations. The CBSA assists Environment and Climate... Read more >

Posted: May 23, 2018

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a notice to industry to advise that they have implemented regulatory changes that require information related to health and safety on labels of veterinary biologics and seed treated with pest control products.... Read more >