Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Feb 18, 2020

February 18, 2020 – Over the two weeks, the Canadian National Railway Co. (CN Rail) and the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) have been experiencing considerable backlogs due to a number of rail blockades on their network. As a result, Canadian... Read more >

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Posted: Mar 30, 2020

March 30, 2020 – Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, there has been an increase in the importation of protective masks, hand sanitizer, and medical gowns to avoid exposure. Livingston has researched these products to determine... Read more >

Posted: Mar 30, 2020

March 30, 2020 – Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) on the 27 March 2020 issued a Customs Notice CN20-11 regarding the extension of timeframes for the payment of customs duties and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) due to COVID-19... Read more >

Posted: Mar 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), on March 20, 2020, accepted the undertaking proposals received from the exporters Metalmecanica S.A. from Argentina, Confab Industrial S.A. from Brazil, and Tubos de Acero de Mexico S.A. from Mexico,... Read more >

Posted: Mar 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), on March 20, 2020, issued a Notice of Preliminary Determinations to announce that Provisional duties are now payable on certain corrosion-resistant steel sheet originating in exported from Turkey, United Arab... Read more >

Posted: Mar 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 – On March 18, 2020, the Minister of Health approved an Interim Order respecting the importation and sale of medical devices for use in relation to COVID-19. The interim order will enable an expedited review of medical... Read more >

Posted: Mar 24, 2020

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has advised the trade community that it is delaying the decommission date of the ACROSS OGD service options 463 and 471 until further notice. The delay of the decommission of the legacy Other Government... Read more >

Posted: Mar 23, 2020

March 23, 2020 – Health Canada has issued a notice to industry on interim measures for manufacturers, domestic and importers on disinfectants, hand sanitizers, personal protective equipment (such as masks and gowns) and swabs in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more >

Posted: Mar 19, 2020

March 19, 2020 – As a result of the exclusion inquiry performed by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) on January 15, 2020  pertaining to certain heavy plate and stainless steel wire currently subject to the Safeguard Measures,  the CITT... Read more >

Posted: Mar 18, 2020

March 18, 2020 – The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), on March 13, 2020, issued its order regarding the expiry review on certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate and High-strength Low-Alloy Steel Plate originating in or exported from Brazil, Denmark, Indonesia,... Read more >

Posted: Mar 18, 2020

March 18, 2020 – Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has issued a Customs Notice CN20-08 on March 16, 2020 and is in effect until further notice. Special authorization number 73-2529 and code 9993 applies to importation of emergency use goods... Read more >