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: May 3, 2017

The Single Window Initiative (SWI) provides commercial importers with the ability to submit electronic information to the CBSA, in advance of their arrival, through the use of the Integrated Import Declaration (IID) using service option 911. SWI is a single... Read More >

Posted: May 3, 2017

The proposed Cannabis Act would create a strict framework for controlling the production, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis in Canada. The proposed Cannabis Act is informed by the recommendations of the Task Force for Cannabis Legalization and Regulation. The... Read More >

Posted: May 3, 2017

Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs has introduced proposed legislative changes in Parliament to amend the Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA). The Minister of Foreign Affairs, delivered on the government’s commitment to introduce legislation so Canada can accede to the... Read More >

Posted: Apr 26, 2017

Engaging with Canadians will be an important factor in the Government’s decision on whether to ultimately launch FTA negotiations, and for determining Canada’s objectives and approach to potential negotiations. The government is seeking the views of all interested Canadians A... Read More >

Posted: Apr 25, 2017

U.S. trade secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed an average 20 percent tariff would be imposed on Canadian softwood lumber which will impact $5 billion worth of softwood lumber imports from Canada. This represents 31.5 per cent of the total U.S. market.... Read More >

Posted: Apr 20, 2017

US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) Port of Detroit, Michigan, has distributed the following: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) would like to invite you to our annual Carrier Meeting to discuss issues and benefits for carriers in the truck... Read More >

Posted: Apr 19, 2017

On April 4, 2017 the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) gave notice that it is initiating an expiry review of its finding of injury made on May 24, 2012, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of stainless steel sinks. As a... Read More >

Posted: Apr 19, 2017

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Regulations are changing and can sometimes be difficult to understand.  CFIA web site now includes answers to some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQ”S). You still have the opportunity to submit your comments... Read More >

Posted: Apr 17, 2017

US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) Area Port of Blaine, Washington, has issued Information Notice 2017-6A, informing the trade community of anticipated truck processing delays due to intermittent construction at the Cargo Facility during the month of April. From April... Read More >

Posted: Apr 17, 2017

On Friday April 7, 2017 the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued an order to advise that it has conducted an expiry review of its findings in the matter of dumping and subsidizing of pup joints from the People’s Republic... Read More >