Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Nov 19, 2019

November 19, 2019 – Train operators went on strike just after midnight this morning. CN Rail has released the following statement: “We are informing you that the TCRC has initiated strike action. We will return to negotiations today with the... Read more >

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Posted: Dec 23, 2019

December 23, 2019 – The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) gave notice on December 17, 2019, of the expiry of its order made on March 2, 2015, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of oil country tubular goods originating in or... Read more >

Posted: Dec 19, 2019

December 19, 2019 – The Canadian Food Inspection agency (CFIA) is advising industry that after obtaining a Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence, all food businesses that conduct domestic activities should add their operational activities, as well as information about... Read more >

Posted: Dec 18, 2019

December 18, 2019 – On December 10, 2019, Canada, the United States and Mexico agreed to update certain elements of the new North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to improve the final outcome and clear the path toward ratification and... Read more >

Posted: Dec 12, 2019

December 12, 2019 – Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently issued Customs Notice CN19-23 advising industry on the changes to the eligibility criteria for Free and Secure Trade (FAST) program. CBSA has extended FAST lane eligibility to highway carriers and... Read more >

Posted: Dec 12, 2019

December 12, 2019 – The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) announced on December 9, 2019, the initiation of an expiry review of its finding made on January 9, 2015, concerning the dumping of certain concrete reinforcing bar originating in or... Read more >

Posted: Dec 9, 2019

December 9, 2019 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently announced the signing of two Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRAs) with Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department and with New Zealand Customs Service regarding their respective Trusted Trader programs. Mutual... Read more >

Posted: Dec 3, 2019

December 3, 2019 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on November 27, 2019, the initiation of a re-investigation to update the normal values, export prices and amounts of subsidy respecting certain dry wheat pasta originating or exported from... Read more >

Posted: Nov 28, 2019

November 28, 2019 – Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued Customs Notice CN19-22 on November 25, 2019 to inform exporters and customs service providers (CSPs) of the following upcoming changes: the 2020 version of the Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED)... Read more >

Posted: Nov 28, 2019

November 28, 2019 – Global Affairs Canada (GAC) is conducting public consultations regarding the allocation process of the Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) for the heavy plate and stainless- steel wire products final safeguards for the allocation period from February 1,... Read more >

Posted: Nov 25, 2019

November 25, 2019 – Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a notice on November 22, 2019 advising distributors, importers, restaurants, retailers, and institutions not to distribute, import, sell, serve, or use romaine lettuce, and products containing romaine lettuce, harvested... Read more >