Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: May 17, 2019

On Friday, May 17, 2019, the governments of Canada and the United States issued a joint statement announcing they had reached an agreement on the removal of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into the United States, which have been... Read more >

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Posted: May 7, 2019

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) published in Canada Gazette Part II, Volume 153,   “Regulations Amending the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations” which introduce the application of Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMPS) for offenses against provisions of the Safe Food... Read more >

Posted: May 6, 2019

As of April 30, 2019, Amendment 14 to Energy Efficiency Regulations came into effect and adds import reporting requirements for the following new products: battery chargers, commercial pre-rinse spray valves, metal halide lamp ballasts, ceiling fan light kits, microwave-ovens, small... Read more >

Posted: May 6, 2019

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Directive D-12-01 recently updated to clarify specific import requirements and treatments on the phytosanitary requirements to prevent the introduction and spread of invasive plants regulated as pests. Importation All imported shipments must be free... Read more >

Posted: Apr 24, 2019

New information for food businesses on the commodity list in the Safe Food for Canadians licence application can be found in Annex A of What to consider before applying for a Safe Food for Canadians licence. Consult the CFIA’s guidance... Read more >

Posted: Apr 24, 2019

On April 18, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) determined that the dumping of Nitisinone Capsules with a dosage of 2 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg and 20 mg, whether or not they are packaged for retail sale, originating... Read more >

Posted: Apr 23, 2019

On April 15, 2019, the Department of Finance revised Schedule 3 of the United States Surtax Remission Order 2018-1272. The Canadian Government implemented the Surtax in response to the United States tariff on Canadian steel and aluminum products. The amendments... Read more >

Posted: Apr 23, 2019

The Government of Canada advised that Canada will join the UN Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) sometime later this year. To ensure compliance to meet all of the legislative requirements of the Treaty, Canada introduced Bill C-47, which amends the Export... Read more >

Posted: Apr 23, 2019

Canada Gazette Part II, Volume 153 SOR/2019-92 recently published the Order Amending the Export Control List and Order Amending Certain Permits made under the Export and Import Permits. The Order Amending the Export Control List  is amended to add 19... Read more >

Posted: Apr 15, 2019

As reported in several publications, Canada will appeal last week’s decision by the World Trade Organization (WTO); specifically the United States’ “zeroing” to calculate anti-dumping tariffs. The announcement was made today by Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in a statement... Read more >

Posted: Apr 15, 2019

As reported in several publications, Canada will appeal last week’s decision by the World Trade Organization (WTO); specifically the United States’ “zeroing” to calculate anti-dumping tariffs. The announcement was made today by Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in a statement... Read more >