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Aug 5, 2015

Health Canada to regulate non-corrective/cosmetic contact lenses

Health Canada is amending the Medical Devices Regulations for non-corrective or ‘cosmetic’ contact lenses to fall under Class… Read more 

Jul 29, 2015

Canada seeking comment on WTO Environmental Goods Agreement

The negotiation of a plurilateral Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) among a group of World Trade Organization (WTO) members… Read more 

Jul 23, 2015

Expansion and modernization of Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement

On July 21, 2015, Canada and Israel concluded negotiations toward an expanded and modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement… Read more 

Jul 17, 2015

CBSA announces changes to the anti-dumping/countervailing of certain steel grating from China

Effective July 14, 2015, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded their re-investigation of the normal values, export… Read more 

Jul 16, 2015

TPP: Canada not budging on dairy restrictions

With fast track authority, as it is called, finally in effect in the U.S., discussions have hit this… Read more 

Jul 14, 2015

Human Pathogens and Toxins Regulations set to begin

Effective December 1, 2015 the Human Pathogens and Toxins Regulations (HPTR) will come into effect and the HPTR… Read more 

Jul 14, 2015

Transport Canada amends Air Cargo Security Program

Transport Canada has published the Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 and the Designated Provisions Regulations… Read more 

Jul 9, 2015

Antidumping duties now payable on photovoltaic modules and laminates

Anti-dumping and countervailing duties are now payable on photovoltaic modules and laminates released from Customs on or after… Read more 

Jun 29, 2015

CITT reviewing dumping and subsidizing of Chinese steel grating

On June 23rd, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that it has initiated expiry proceedings, concerning… Read more 

Jun 23, 2015

New import prohibitions target commercial aquatic species importers

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has begun enforcing new Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations (AISR). As part of… Read more