Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Apr 30, 2018

On January 23, 2018, Canada and ten other countries agreed on the core elements of a new agreement and concluded negotiations for the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), formerly known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The CPTPP... Read more >

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Posted: Jan 11, 2018

On January 5, 2018 CBSA provided a Statement of Reasons concerning its December 22, 2017 expiry review decision of Certain Liquid Dielectric Transformers from Korea. The CBSA expiry review was completed and a determination found that the expiry of the... Read more >

Posted: Jan 10, 2018

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated its requirements for importing organisms – such as certain insects, bacteria, fungi and yeast species and many others– that pose a direct or indirect risk to the health of Canada’s agriculture, forests... Read more >

Posted: Jan 10, 2018

The Government of Canada has committed to legalizing, strictly regulating, and restricting access to cannabis. In April 2017, the government introduced Bill C-45, the proposed Cannabis Act. Subject to the approval of Parliament, the Government of Canada intends to bring... Read more >

Posted: Jan 9, 2018

The 2018 edition of Canadian Export Classification is now available on Statistics Canada website. This document presents the Canadian Export Classification, prepared by Statistics Canada, which will allow Canada to meet its obligations, under the HS Convention, with respect to... Read more >

Posted: Jan 9, 2018

Anti-dumping duties will now be assessed on certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe released from customs on or after January 5, 2018. On January 4, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued a finding that the dumping of... Read more >

Posted: Jan 8, 2018

Under Advanced Commercial Information (ACI) and eManifest initiatives, carriers must provide electronic cargo and conveyance data to the CBSA in advance of arriving at the Canadian border. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) encourages shippers to assist carriers in meeting... Read more >

Posted: Jan 8, 2018

On December 28, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it has launched an investigation under the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain dry wheat pasta originating in or exported... Read more >

Posted: Jan 4, 2018

On December 29th, CN issued the following advisory: CN is experiencing the prolonged effects of severe cold weather conditions in our Canadian and U.S. Midwest rail network. As part of CN’s winter preparedness and train operating plan, when cold temperatures... Read more >

Posted: Dec 20, 2017

In January 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) launched public consultations to explore ways to make their services more secure, efficient and responsive to stakeholder needs. Submissions were received and a summary of feedback was posted on the CBSA’s... Read more >

Posted: Dec 15, 2017

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) advises that the different format files for the January 1, 2018 Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff is now available on the Customs Tariff page of the CBSA website. The 2018 Tariff reflects the scheduled... Read more >