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 4, 2015

The Container Trucking Association of Ontario (CTAO) has announced its intention to initiate a strike action as of Tuesday, September 8, 2015. The CTAO is a not-for-profit organization that represents independent contractors, small business owners and container truck drivers in... Read more >

Posted: Sep 4, 2015

  The Department of the Environment is proposing to add microbeads to the List of Toxic substances.  The initiation is to the development of proposed regulations under CEPA 1999 to prohibit the manufacture, import, sale and offer for sale of... Read more >

Posted: Sep 3, 2015

  The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has initiated investigations of alleged dumping and subsidizing of certain carbon and alloy steel line pipe originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China. The investigations follow a complaint filed by EVRAZ... Read more >

Posted: Sep 1, 2015

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DAFTD) recently introduced a new General Export Permit No.41, Dual-Use Goods and Technology to Certain Destinations. The permit allows for a streamlined process for the export and transfer of certain controlled goods and technology to... Read more >

Posted: Aug 31, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has published new plant health requirements to prevent the import and spread of plant pests in Canada and to clarify its import and domestic movement requirements under the Plant Protection Act.   Effective October... Read more >

Posted: Aug 31, 2015

It seems something of a wheel clamp has trapped Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in place.

Posted: Aug 27, 2015

On August 12th, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they have initiated an expiry review concerning the dumping and subsidizing of carbon steel bar grating and alloy steel bar grating, originating in or exported from the People’s... Read more >

Posted: Aug 27, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced changes to its Pet Food Import Policy effective September 1, 2015. These changes will be reflected in AIRS as of September 1st, 2015 and include the following: Pet food and treats containing... Read more >

Posted: Aug 24, 2015

Health Canada is seeking input and comments on the launch of the Regulatory Transparency and Openness Framework (RTOF). This program will enable Health Canada to continue to provide information available on health and safety.  Recently announced by the Health Minister,... Read more >

Posted: Aug 24, 2015

  The Government of Canada issued a notice under section 71 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) in the Canada Gazette, Part 1, July 25, 2015, to gather information to support risk assessment and risk management activities.... Read more >