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Posted: Oct 13, 2017
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This article was originally published in Inbound Logistics on Oct. 13, 2017 By Inbound Logistics Staff Many Americans see the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as a contributing factor to the growth of the U.S. economy over the past... Read More >

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Posted: Jun 8, 2014
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Candace Sider, Director Regulatory Affairs, Canada I recently attended The International Federation of Customs Brokers Associations (IFCBA) World Customs Broker conference in Seoul, Korea where I was elected to be a Managing Director, representing Canada on the IFCBA Board of... Read More >

Posted: May 8, 2014

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently announced changes to the CBSA’s sealing requirements for conveyances and containers that have been authorized to move inland to a sufferance warehouse. Customs Notice 14-009 advises of changes to the sealing of conveyances and... Read More >

Posted: May 1, 2014
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Angela Parkin, Manager, Trade Compliance Today I’d like to wrap up our five-part series on CETA by taking a look at how CETA and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will affect each other once CETA comes into effect. I’ll... Read More >

Posted: Apr 28, 2014
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George Reed Jr., Director, Trade Compliance How many times have you heard it said, “It’s not just what you say, but how you say it, that counts”? Well, the truth in this adage can go beyond the way that we talk... Read More >

Posted: Apr 25, 2014
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Angela Parkin, Manager, Trade Compliance Hello again! Welcome back to our ongoing CETA analysis. Let’s get right into it: Today I’ll be looking the services and investment, labor mobility and geographical indicator sections outlined in Canada’s “technical summary” of CETA. Services... Read More >

Posted: Apr 22, 2014
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Angela Parkin, Manager, Trade Compliance Welcome back to our ongoing series on CETA! Last time I discussed the agreement’s plans for tariff elimination, as well as its potential impact on the automotive sector. Today I want to take a look at... Read More >

Posted: Apr 17, 2014
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Angela Parkin, Manager, Trade Compliance In my last post, I spoke about the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) at a high level, and the potential positive impact it may have the economies of both Canada and the EU.... Read More >

Posted: Apr 11, 2014
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Angela Parkin, Manager, Trade Compliance With the full text of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) expected to be revealed in the coming weeks, I thought it would be a good time to take an in-depth look at... Read More >

Posted: Mar 13, 2014
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Candace Sider, Director Regulatory Affairs, Canada One aspect of the 2014 Federal budget that caught my eye was the attention paid to the food sector. I suspect these directives didn’t resonate much with most Canadians, as it wasn’t entirely clear... Read More >

Posted: Mar 9, 2014

Catching up on the Canada-U.S. food labelling debate The U.S. is in a major, long running dispute with Canada and Mexico over country of origin labeling (COOL) on meat products; the argument has been under review by the World Trade... Read More >