Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: May 17, 2019

Last week, the governments of Canada, the United States and Mexico reached an agreement on the removal of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into the United States, which have been in place since June 1, 2018 under Section 232... Read more >

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Posted: Jan 26, 2015

Health Canada is proposing to amend the current labelling regulations so that food colors would be required to be identified on labels by their common name and/or by a numerical identifier. These changes are being proposed due to reports of... Read more >

Posted: Jan 22, 2015

In Canada, the basis for customs valuation affecting imported goods centers on the rules and methods included in the World Trade Organization’s Valuation Agreement. The agreement provides that a value for duty must be established on imported goods under one... Read more >

Posted: Jan 21, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has advised that effective January 21, 2015 U.S.-grown onions imported into Canada will now require inspection/certification for the following end uses: Fresh to consumers; Bulk; Further processing; Repacking. The pilot program for onions under... Read more >

Posted: Jan 21, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has published the January 2015 target list on compliance with Tariff Classification, Valuation, Origin programs using the Random Verifications and Targeted Priorities. The commodities and HS tariff classifications list, currently under review as provided... Read more >

Posted: Jan 20, 2015

The Blue Water Bridge international crossing will be partially closed for roadwork beginning in April of 2015. The work is expected to be finished by July. During the work period, several lanes will be reduced or closed. This includes the... Read more >

Posted: Jan 19, 2015

Union and non-union drayage drivers serving Port Metro Vancouver will likely strike at Canada’s largest container port as soon as Feb. 1 if the provincial government doesn’t meet their demands. There was no resolution to drayage drivers’ complaints that an... Read more >

Posted: Jan 19, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has amended the Maple Products Regulations in order to facilitate the trade of maple syrup with the United States and reduce consumer confusion by responding to consumer needs with regard to grade names and... Read more >

Posted: Jan 16, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has issued Customs Notice 14-028, announcing the release of the Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) – 2015 Version. Details of the changes for CAED 2015 can be found on Statistics Canada’s website. The updated... Read more >

Posted: Jan 14, 2015

Anti-dumping and countervailing duties are now payable on certain concrete reinforcing bar released from customs on or after Jan. 9th, 2015. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) found that there is a threat of injury in respect of certain concrete... Read more >

Posted: Jan 7, 2015

On December 31, 2014, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation to determine if there will be any continuation or resumption of dumping of whole potatoes originating in or exported from the United States of America. The subject... Read more >