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 7, 2019

CBSA has published Customs Notice CN19-05 to advise of the increase to penalty amounts to 22 AMPS contraventions related to commercial trade. The penalty amount will be increased effective of April 1, 2019. The penalty levels are in line with... Read more >

Posted: Mar 7, 2019

Under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA), the federal government controls international and interprovincial movements of hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable material, as well as releases of substances listed as toxic under Schedule 1. Provincial and territorial governments regulate waste... Read more >

Posted: Mar 7, 2019

With the recent implementation of the Canada Border Services Agency’s Single Window Initiative (SWI) to the commodities regulated by the Transportation Division of Environment and Climate Change Canada, has issued this notice to the importing industry. The purpose of this... Read more >

Posted: Mar 7, 2019

The lithium battery guidance document is based on the provisions set out in the 2019-2020 Edition of the ICAO Technical Instruction for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Technical Instructions) and the 60th Edition of the IATA Dangerous... Read more >

Posted: Mar 5, 2019

Health Canada updated policy guidelines for the Children’s Sleepwear regulations made under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) is available. Health Canada’s Consumer Product Safety Program administers and enforces the CCPSA and its regulations.  The guidelines reflect the current... Read more >

Posted: Mar 1, 2019

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently issued CN 18-25 to advise importers and exporters of the changes to the Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations import and export requirements. The amendment introduces new provisions relating to: a) The phase-down of... Read more >

Posted: Feb 27, 2019

Anti-dumping duties are now being assessed on certain corrosion resistant steel sheet imported on or after February 22, 2019. On January 22, 2019, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), made a final determination of dumping of corrosion resistant steel sheet... Read more >

Posted: Feb 21, 2019

On January 15, 2019, the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) came into force, introducing new licensing requirements for businesses that export food. To maintain continuity of Canada’s export activities and avoid costly trade disruptions, it is important that businesses... Read more >

Posted: Feb 20, 2019

Anti-dumping duties are now being assessed on certain carbon steel welded pipe imported on or after February 16, 2019. On January 16, 2019, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), made a final determination of dumping of carbon steel welded pipe... Read more >

Posted: Feb 19, 2019

Global Affairs Canada recently issued a notice to importers # 935 for turkey and turkey products under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) subject to Tariff rate quotas (TRQ) on the import control list. Imports of turkey... Read more >