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Posted: Dec 1, 2017
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This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on Dec. 1, 2017. By Candace Sider, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, North America It is not surprising to note the conclusion of the fifth round of NAFTA negotiations has left more... Read More >

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Posted: Jan 14, 2015

Just over 20 years ago, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) included a stipulation allowing Mexican truckers to make deliveries in the U.S. Now, just after the two-decade anniversary for the ground-breaking legislation, that provision is set go from paper... Read More >

Posted: Jan 13, 2015

Despite the involvement of a federal mediator in contract negotiations over the past week, West Coast dockworkers are continuing their policy of work slowdowns and the withholding of skilled labor, bringing West Coast ports to the brink of “complete gridlock,”... Read More >

Posted: Jan 9, 2015

President Obama has issued an Executive Order expanding the scope of economic sanctions imposed on North Korea. New sanctions include the prohibition of financial transactions benefiting any person whose property and interests in property are blocked, and the addition of... Read More >

Posted: Jan 7, 2015

Two West Coast port groups came to an agreement to allow federal mediators to step into long-standing negotiations that have seemed increasingly without a solution.  The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) announced earlier in the week that negotiations between the... Read More >

Posted: Jan 7, 2015

On December 31, 2014, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation to determine if there will be any continuation or resumption of dumping of whole potatoes originating in or exported from the United States of America. The subject... Read More >

Posted: Jan 6, 2015

On December 30, 2014, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they will conduct an expiry review investigation on whole potatoes if the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) determines that there is continuation or resumption of dumping of certain... Read More >

Posted: Jan 6, 2015

The Minister of Transport recently announced amendments to Canada’s Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR) and is published in the Canada Gazette Vol.148 SOR/2014-306. The amendment includes a ban on transporting lithium metal batteries as cargo on passenger flights in... Read More >

Posted: Jan 6, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) holds a program to combat piracy and support the fight against counterfeit products and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) pirated goods entering or leaving Canada. The CBSA has established a process that allows intellectual property... Read More >

Posted: Jan 6, 2015

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service announced late Monday that in response to a joint request from the ILWU and the PMA, contract negotiations between the two parties will proceed under the auspices of the FMCS “as soon as possible.”... Read More >

Posted: Jan 6, 2015

On December 30, 2014, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they are conducting expiry proceedings concerning the dumping of refined sugar originating in or exported from the United States of America, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands and the United Kingdom... Read More >