Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Feb 18, 2020

February 18, 2020 – Over the two weeks, the Canadian National Railway Co. (CN Rail) and the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) have been experiencing considerable backlogs due to a number of rail blockades on their network. As a result, Canadian... Read more >

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Posted: Nov 5, 2015

Memorandum D19-4-3 Copyright and Trade-Marks has been updated to reflect amendments made to the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks Act. The Act adds new civil and criminal remedies and new border measures to strengthen the enforcement of the copyright and... Read more >

Posted: Nov 5, 2015

Memorandum D10-15-21 clarifies the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA’s) administrative policy respecting the interpretation of tariff item 9958.00.00, which pertains to certain articles used as original equipment in passenger automobiles, trucks, and buses. This information will be of special interest to... Read more >

Posted: Oct 30, 2015

On October 19, 2015, the  CITT gave notice that its order pertaining to anti-dumping/countervailing duty on flat hot-rolled carbon & alloy steel sheet & strip is scheduled to expire on August 14, 2016. The subject goods are described as flat... Read more >

Posted: Oct 30, 2015

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has given notice that effective October 18, 2015 anti-dumping duty has been rescinded on greenhouse bell peppers originating in or exported from the Netherlands. The Canada Border Services Agency will cease collecting anti-dumping duties... Read more >

Posted: Oct 30, 2015

On September 1, 2015, please take note of the following changes to pet supplements coming from the U.S.: As of October 2, 2015, supplements for pets containing heat treated and shelf-stable animal ingredients from the USA no longer require an... Read more >

Posted: Oct 30, 2015

The Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada issued Notice to Importers, advising them that they are accepting applications for the 2016 Tariff rate quotas allocations. Applicants who wish to apply for an allocation are required to submit their... Read more >

Posted: Oct 21, 2015

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced that the 2016 version of the Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) program software will be available and ready for download on December 7, 2015. The 2015 version of CAED will expire on January... Read more >

Posted: Oct 20, 2015

Under the stewardship of its young leader, Justin Trudeau, the Liberal Party has taken control of Canada, raising questions about the future of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Posted: Oct 13, 2015

The Government of Canada will continue to monitor shipments of softwood lumber products first manufactured in all provinces and territories of Canada to the United States following the expiry of the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement on October 12, 2015.  Beginning... Read more >

Posted: Sep 28, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has amended the mandatory wood packaging re-export requirement with an option to ‘deconsolidate’ non-compliant wood subject to the ports discretion.  Normally, an inbound container inspected by the CBSA at the First Port of Arrival... Read more >