Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Jul 27, 2018

The Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT) recently issued a notice to industry partners, notifying them of extended truck gate operating hours and an associated flat fee of $35 per laden container, which will take effect September 17, 2018. This charge... Read more >

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Posted: Dec 7, 2018

On October 25, 2018 Bill C-79, an An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam received royal assent. Further to this... Read more >

Posted: Dec 3, 2018

On October 25, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) began assessing a 25% Surtax on the importation of seven classes of steel goods that exceed the tariff rate quota (TRQ) for each class of goods as specified in Order,... Read more >

Posted: Dec 3, 2018

On November 28, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued its order and reasons regarding the expiry review on seamless carbon or alloy steel oil and gas well casing originating or exported from China. The CITT has determined that... Read more >

Posted: Nov 28, 2018

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act received Royal Assent on October 25th, 2018 and will enter into force on December 30, 2018. The Minister of International Trade Diversification has established twenty new Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQs)... Read more >

Posted: Nov 26, 2018

On November 20, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an expiry review of its finding of injury made on December 18, 2013, concerning the dumping of circular copper tube originating in or exported from Brazil, China, Greece, Mexico... Read more >

Posted: Nov 22, 2018

Amendment 14 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations was published in Canada Gazette Part II which includes new requirements for battery chargers. These requirements apply only to battery chargers manufactured on or after June 13, 2019. The regulatory proposal is to... Read more >

Posted: Nov 22, 2018

On November 20, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) determined that the dumping of Nitisinone Capsules originating or exported from Sweden has caused injury or retardation or is threatening to cause injury to the Canadian domestic industry. The preliminary... Read more >

Posted: Nov 22, 2018

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations(SFCR) will come into force on January 15, 2019. Most food importers will require a licence or be required to meet other SFRC requirements. The cost of a SFCR licence is $250.00 CAD. The specific... Read more >

Posted: Nov 20, 2018

In June of 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) implemented a new normal value review process. Normal value reviews are conducted by the CBSA to ensure that normal values and export prices in place accurately reflect current market conditions.... Read more >

Posted: Nov 20, 2018

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is reminding industry on the Government of Canada’s new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) are coming into force on January 15, 2019 and will require that food imported into Canada meets the same... Read more >