Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Apr 28, 2020

April 28, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement’s (USMCA’s) enter into force date will be July 1, 2020. The USTR notified Congress that Canada and Mexico have taken measures necessary to comply with their... Read more >

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Posted: Mar 24, 2020

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has advised the trade community that it is delaying the decommission date of the ACROSS OGD service options 463 and 471 until further notice. The delay of the decommission of the legacy Other Government... Read more >

Posted: Mar 23, 2020

March 23, 2020 – Health Canada has issued a notice to industry on interim measures for manufacturers, domestic and importers on disinfectants, hand sanitizers, personal protective equipment (such as masks and gowns) and swabs in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more >

Posted: Mar 19, 2020

March 19, 2020 – As a result of the exclusion inquiry performed by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) on January 15, 2020  pertaining to certain heavy plate and stainless steel wire currently subject to the Safeguard Measures,  the CITT... Read more >

Posted: Mar 18, 2020

March 18, 2020 – The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), on March 13, 2020, issued its order regarding the expiry review on certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate and High-strength Low-Alloy Steel Plate originating in or exported from Brazil, Denmark, Indonesia,... Read more >

Posted: Mar 18, 2020

March 18, 2020 – Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has issued a Customs Notice CN20-08 on March 16, 2020 and is in effect until further notice. Special authorization number 73-2529 and code 9993 applies to importation of emergency use goods... Read more >

Posted: Mar 18, 2020

March 18, 2020 – Health Canada published a guidance document on Software as a Medical Device (SaMD): Definition and Classification. The guidance documents is intended for medical device manufacturers, importers, distributors, healthcare professionals and interested parties on Health Canada’s Medical... Read more >

Posted: Mar 16, 2020

March 16, 2020 – The CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) system will simplify business processes, modernize the accounting for duties and taxes on imported goods, and will offer several online self-service tools to make it easier for you to... Read more >

Posted: Mar 12, 2020

March 12, 2020 – In Canada Gazette Part II Vol.154. Regulations amending certain regulations made under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (National Safety Marks and Importation was recently published. Certain amendments were made to the Motor Vehicle Tire Safety Regulations,... Read more >

Posted: Mar 11, 2020

March 11, 2020 – With the 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, department wishes to share the following information. The purpose... Read more >

Posted: Mar 6, 2020

March 6, 2020 – Effective April 1, 2020 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... Read more >