Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Apr 28, 2020

April 28, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement’s (USMCA’s) enter into force date will be July 1, 2020. The USTR notified Congress that Canada and Mexico have taken measures necessary to comply with their... Read more >

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Posted: Jan 27, 2016

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a notice to producers and importers of breaded food products as a reminder to ensure all ingredients are listed including absorption of oil used for frying or browning. The list of ingredients of... Read more >

Posted: Jan 27, 2016

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has published Customs Notice 16-02 which provides information regarding the administration of certain Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) licenses, which authorize the licensee to perform particular restricted activities or to obtain the benefit of specific privileges... Read more >

Posted: Jan 27, 2016

Do you manufacture or import products that may contain mercury such as fluorescent lamps or tubes, light bulbs, neon lights, thermometers, thermostats, switches, dental amalgam, batteries and others. Many mercury containing products are already subject to other federal regulatory controls... Read more >

Posted: Jan 20, 2016

The Government of Canada announced the conclusion of negotiations on the expansion of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Information Technology Agreement (ITA). The expanded Information Technology Agreement (ITA) will eliminate tariffs on 201 information and communication technology (ICT) and related... Read more >

Posted: Jan 20, 2016

Environment Canada recently issued a notice advising importers, exporters and manufacturers of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) that they are required to report by March 2, 2016 certain information for calendar years 2013 and 2014. The information that is required for reporting includes... Read more >

Posted: Jan 11, 2016

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued a non-injury finding on January 6, 2016 in the case of Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate and High-Strength Low‑Alloy Steel Plate originating in or exported from The Republic of India and The Russian Federation.... Read more >

Posted: Jan 11, 2016

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is reducing the operational hours for the Raymond, Montana Port of Entry from 24 hours per day to 16 hours per day. The port will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight 7-days... Read more >

Posted: Jan 11, 2016

Effective January 11, 2016 importers must list dead bait and germplasm in Chapter 5 in the Harmonized System.  The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a notice to inform importers of the change that dead bait and germplasm must be... Read more >

Posted: Jan 11, 2016

Health Canada issued a guidance document on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) which pertains to Part 3 of the Natural Health Product Regulations (the Regulations) and is intended for manufacturers, packagers, labellers, importers, and distributors of natural health products (NHPs) for... Read more >

Posted: Jan 11, 2016

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has published a guide that provides an outline to the customs aspects under the Least Developed Country Tariff (LDCT), pursuant to the General Preferential Tariff and Least Developed Country Tariff Rules of Origin Regulations.... Read more >