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: Mar 28, 2019

The Government of Canada recently announced the amending agreements to the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA). These Amending Agreements modernize the existing CCFTA to better support an open and inclusive rules-based trading environment. The new agreement fulfills a fundamental objective... Read more >

Posted: Mar 28, 2019

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) meat permissions issued to businesses, under the now-repealed Meat Inspection Regulations, will expire on March 31, 2019. These businesses will need a Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence commencing April 1, 2019 to continue... Read more >

Posted: Mar 28, 2019

On March 20, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) gave a Notice of Expiry of the finding made on May 20, 2014 concerning the dumping of certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate originating in or exported from Brazil, Denmark, Indonesia,... Read more >

Posted: Mar 28, 2019

On March 20, 2019 the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded a normal value and export price review to update the normal values and export prices applicable to certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) and certain seamless casing exported to... Read more >

Posted: Mar 27, 2019

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced that the mandatory April 1st date for the implementation of Single Window will be extended, in favor of a “phased decommissioning” approach. The new date is yet to be announced, but is... Read more >

Posted: Mar 22, 2019

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) will adjust fees annually for notification of new substances filed under the New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers). Fees will be increased by 2.2% as of April 1, 2019. ECCC is implementing this... Read more >

Posted: Mar 22, 2019

Amendment 14 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations will come into effect April 30, 2019. Amendment 14 includes new requirements for commercial pre-rinse spray valves (PRSV). Below you will find a summary of the new requirements for PRSV. Note: These requirements... Read more >

Posted: Mar 22, 2019

Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has published fuel charge notice FN4 Importers Under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act This notice provides information on registration, filing, and reporting requirements to persons that are required to register, or that choose to register,... Read more >

Posted: Mar 15, 2019

On March 8, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an expiry review of its finding of injury made on March 17, 2014, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of Aluminum Extrusions originating in or exported from China. On March... Read more >

Posted: Mar 11, 2019

Effective April 1, 2019 the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) advises that the excise duty rates will increase on spirits, wine, beer, tobacco products and cannabis products. Under the Excise Act, 2001 the rates of excise duty on beer, spirits, wine,... Read more >