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: Oct 12, 2017

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is asking the public, Indigenous peoples and stakeholders to provide their comments on part II of draft regulatory document REGDOC-2.13.2, Import and Export, version 2. To review and comment on the document, visit the... Read more >

Posted: Oct 4, 2017

Travel through the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel will be interrupted due to closures as the final phase of a $21.6 million renovation continues. To complete the project, the tunnel will be closed based on the following schedule: Oct. 20-30 – The tunnel... Read more >

Posted: Oct 4, 2017

Global Affairs Canada has published updated Notices to Importers on CETA cheese tariff rate quotas. Notice to Importers No. 904 dated October 1, 2017 Dairy – CETA Cheese tariff rate quota items 141 to 157 on import control list replaces... Read more >

Posted: Oct 3, 2017

Global Affairs Canada has published a Notice to Importer No.901 on the milk protein substances with a milk protein content of 85% or more by weight, calculated on the dry matter, that do not originate in a NAFTA country, an... Read more >

Posted: Sep 26, 2017

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will be in force on Thursday September 21, 2017. With the exception of a few agricultural goods, the CETA will essentially eliminate the customs duties on all imports from a European Union (EU)... Read more >

Posted: Sep 15, 2017

The Government of Canada and the European Union (EU) established a number of origin quotas to allow for specific quantities of some certain products to receive CETA preferential tariff treatment if the products meet certain conditions. Canada and the EU... Read more >

Posted: Sep 13, 2017

On September 1, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded a re-investigation of the normal values and export prices respecting certain concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) originating or exported from China, Korea and Turkey. In response to the re-investigation, CBSA... Read more >

Posted: Sep 12, 2017

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced that Provisional Duties are now payable on certain carbon and alloy steel line pipe released from Customs on or after Sept. 6, 2017. The subject goods are described as carbon and alloy... Read more >

Posted: Sep 11, 2017

The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act received Royal Assent on May 16, 2017 and will be provisionally applied on September 21, 2017. The Minister of International Trade has established the administration of the origin quotas and... Read more >

Posted: Sep 11, 2017

Following consultations with industry on proposed updates and summary of the changes on phytosanitary requirements, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated its phytosanitary import requirements for wooden and bamboo products. Directive D-02-12: Phytosanitary import requirements for non-processed wood... Read more >