Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Sep 4, 2019

September 4, 2019 – Global Affairs Canada (GAC) recently issued a Notice to importers, advising of a new aluminum import monitoring program. Under this program, certain aluminum products have been added to the Import Control List (ICL) as item 83, and General... Read more >

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Posted: May 8, 2015

In January 2015, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced that it would take the necessary time to analyze the broad range of comments received from stakeholders on the development of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations. The CFIA remains... Read more >

Posted: May 8, 2015

The Department of Finance is currently reviewing a request for the removal of customs duties on unfinished spectacle lenses. These lenses are processed in optical laboratories in Canada (grinding to prescription and to frame shape, polishing, tinting, etc.), and are... Read more >

Posted: May 8, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has issued Customs Notice 15-014, providing information for commercial importers, custom brokers and software/service providers about the Single Window Initiative (SWI). Earlier this year, CBSA launched a new electronic interim accounting release service option,... Read more >

Posted: May 7, 2015

On May 6, 2015, regulatory amendments supporting the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) eManifest initiative were published in the Canada Gazette, Part II. This final step in the Government of Canada’s regulatory process makes the eManifest requirements for highway carriers,... Read more >

Posted: May 7, 2015

On May 4th, 2015, the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a re-investigation of the normal values, export prices and amounts of subsidy of Certain Seamless Casing, Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods and Certain Pup Joints originating in or exported... Read more >

Posted: May 4, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has launched a three-year agri-food pilot to reduce grade verification inspection rates for bulk shipments of apples grown and imported directly from the United States. Apples in containers greater than 200 kg (440 lbs.)... Read more >

Posted: May 1, 2015

On April, 29th, 2015, the President of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) completed the investigation of the expiry review of Certain Whole Potatoes and has made the determination that the expiry of the order is likely to result in... Read more >

Posted: Apr 29, 2015

On January 9, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal), found that the dumping of rebar, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea and the Republic of Turkey threatened to cause injury... Read more >

Posted: Apr 28, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announces a phased approach for the deregulation of Standard Container Size Regulation. The Government of Canada committed to the repeal of standard container size regulations in the 2012 Budget. This changes the regulatory requirements... Read more >

Posted: Apr 28, 2015

CFIA has released the next draft of the text of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulation for consultation. The information can be found on the CFIA website, along with links to a number of documents (23 documents) that have been... Read more >