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: Jul 14, 2015

Transport Canada has published the Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 and the Designated Provisions Regulations (Air Cargo) in Canada Gazette Part II Vol. 149, No. 13 – July 1, 2015. The amendments come into effect on October... Read more >

Posted: Jul 9, 2015

Anti-dumping and countervailing duties are now payable on photovoltaic modules and laminates released from Customs on or after July 3rd, 2015. The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) found that there is a threat of injury in respect of photovoltaic modules... Read more >

Posted: Jun 29, 2015

On June 23rd, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that it has initiated expiry proceedings, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of metal bar grating of carbon and alloy originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China... Read more >

Posted: Jun 23, 2015

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has begun enforcing new Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations (AISR). As part of The Fisheries Act, The Aquatic Invasive Regulations provide a comprehensive set of provisions and authorities to manage the threat of aquatic invasive... Read more >

Posted: Jun 23, 2015

Myanmar (the country formerly known as Burma) has been granted the benefits of Least Developed Country Tariff (LDCT) tariff code 08, and the General Preferential Tariff (GPT) tariff code 09. The entitlement is retroactive to March 13, 2015. For any... Read more >

Posted: Jun 22, 2015

The Canada Revenue Agency has issued Notice SWLN48 to provide exporters of softwood lumber products under the Softwood Lumber Products Export Charge Act, 2006 with information on a surge charge for the month of May 2015 for the region of... Read more >

Posted: Jun 19, 2015

On June 4, 2015, Canada requested authorization from the World Trade Organization (WTO) to impose over $3 billion in retaliatory measures against U.S. exports to Canada (the amount of annual damages caused by COOL to the Canadian cattle and hog... Read more >

Posted: Jun 18, 2015

Recent discussions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership have focused on the United States' role in the deal, and how President Barack Obama's back-and-forth with Congress over the trade legislation will play out. However, many other countries - including Canada - also have substantial... Read more >

Posted: Jun 16, 2015

The Dept. of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) has issued a notice to importers advising that they are accepting applications for the 2015 tariff rate quota (TRQ). Applicants who wish to apply for an allocation under the specialty creams... Read more >

Posted: Jun 16, 2015

Health Canada is restricting the importation of drugs from Hospira S.P.A. in Liscate, Italy, a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility, due to data integrity concerns. This measure is to help mitigate any potential risk in light of recent findings from a trusted... Read more >