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: Jul 14, 2017

On July 7, 2017 the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued notice that its finding made on November 30, 2012, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of carbon and alloy steel pipe piles, commonly identified as piling pipe originating in or... Read More >

Posted: Jul 13, 2017

On July 5, 2017 the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded a re-investigation of the normal values and export prices of certain liquid dielectric transformers originating in or exported from Korea. Subject goods are defined as “Liquid dielectric transformers having... Read More >

Posted: Jul 11, 2017

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on July 5, 2017 that Provisional Duties are now payable on certain silicon metal released from customs on or after July 5, 2017. The subject goods are described Silicon metal containing at least... Read More >

Posted: Jul 6, 2017

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES or the Convention) is an international agreement between states that was established to help ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does... Read More >

Posted: Jul 5, 2017

Global Affairs Canada advises that on June 26, 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its preliminary anti-dumping determination with respect to imports of softwood lumber from Canada. The U.S. Department of Commerce preliminarily found that Canadian softwood lumber imports... Read More >

Posted: Jun 27, 2017

Upcoming new regulation introduces the prohibition of plastic microbeads in the manufacture, import and sale of toiletries that is used to exfoliate or cleanse in personal care products.  The Microbeads in Toiletries Regulations was published in the Canada Gazette, Part... Read More >

Posted: Jun 27, 2017

The Final Screening Assessment for the Methylenediphenyl Diisocyanate/Methylenediphenyl Diamine (MDI/MDA) Substance Grouping were published in the Canada Gazette on June 10, 2017. The Proposed Risk Management Approach Document for MDI Substances was also published for a public comment period ending... Read More >

Posted: Jun 14, 2017

On June 8, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it has launched an investigation under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain carbon and alloy steel line pipe originating in or exported... Read More >

Posted: Jun 14, 2017

A CBC report issued today  details how plans to bring in the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) by July 1st could be scuttled by a new “row” over Cheese quota. According to the report, an EU official (speaking anonymously)... Read More >

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 >