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: 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 >

Posted: Sep 25, 2015

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) is consulting on international standards for phytosanitary measures (ISPMs) and seeks feedback from Canadian stakeholders. The 2015 consultation is now open until October 15, 2015. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is Canada’s representative... Read more >

Posted: Sep 25, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency has announced a series of webinars on eManifest. Each session has multiple dates and times running from October through December; click the links below to find out more. eManifest Portal Demonstration for Highway Carriers: Working... Read more >

Posted: Sep 23, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) assists Environment Canada in administering the Canadian Environment Protection Act, 1999 and the Ozone-depleting Substances Regulations. CBSA provides guidelines concerning the importation and exportation of ozone-depleting substances (ODS), products containing ODS and products designed... Read more >

Posted: Sep 21, 2015

The 2015-2016 Wheat products and Barley products tariff rate quota (TRQ) will be closing the within access commitment tariff on October 16, 2015. Thereafter, the over access commitment tariff at the higher rate of duty and General Import Permit No.100... Read more >

Posted: Sep 21, 2015

Effective September 17, 2015, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has initiated a re-investigation of the normal values and export prices of certain copper pipe fittings originating in or exported from the United States of America, the Republic of Korea... Read more >

Posted: Sep 16, 2015

Both the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters (I.E. Canada) and the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) have called on four key ministers at the provincial and Federal level to appoint an independent negotiator to manage discussions between the... Read more >

Posted: Sep 10, 2015

On September 9, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) concluded their expiry proceedings concerning the dumping of whole potatoes, originating in or exported from the United States of America.  The CITT have decided to continue its finding of injury... Read more >

Posted: Sep 10, 2015

On September 9, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they have initiated an inquiry to determine whether the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate originating in or exported... Read more >

Posted: Sep 9, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has extensively revised the import policy for pet food and treats containing animal products and by-products. This policy completely replaces any other versions. The CFIA does not regulate pet food production in Canada for... Read more >