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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: Nov 21, 2019

November 21, 2019 – After January 1, 2020, it is prohibited to import a product that contains or is designed to contain any hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC). Generally, the import and export of HCFCs and products containing or designed to contain HCFCs... Read more >

Posted: Nov 20, 2019

November 20, 2019 – On November 14, 2019 the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded a re-investigation of the normal value and export prices applicable to certain carbon steel fasteners originating in or exported from China and Taiwan. The goods... Read more >

Posted: Nov 19, 2019

November 19, 2019 – On November 8, 2019, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it has launched an investigation under the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain corrosion-resistant steel sheet... Read more >

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 >

Posted: Nov 19, 2019

November 19, 2019 – On November 12, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) gave a Notice of Expiry of the order made on January 30, 2015 concerning the dumping of certain hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel... Read more >

Posted: Nov 18, 2019

November 18, 2019 – CN rail has released the following statement: “We would like to update you on CN’s collective bargaining with the Teamsters Canadian Rail Conference (TCRC-CTY), which represents approximately 3,200 of CN employees working as train conductors and... Read more >

Posted: Nov 11, 2019

November 11, 2019 – The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) are now in force with licensing and traceability requirements in effect for many businesses in the fresh fruits or vegetables (FFV) sector. On January 15, 2020, the preventive control requirements of... Read more >

Posted: Nov 8, 2019

November 8, 2019 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) would like to encourage all food businesses that have a valid Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence to fill out additional establishment information through My CFIA. The data collected will... Read more >

Posted: Nov 8, 2019

November 8, 2019 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a Notice to industry – Changes to plant and animal import permit application forms to advise on the application process for importing plant or animal commodities has changed. As of November... Read more >

Posted: Nov 7, 2019

November 7, 2019 – Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated the following sections of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations guidance document on licence requirements: Food business activities that require a licence under the Safe Foods for Canadians Regulations.... Read more >