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: Dec 11, 2015

Canada Border services Agency (CBSA) has updated Memorandum D3-4-2, Highway Pre-arrival and Reporting Requirements. The memorandum outlines and explains specific CBSA requirements and procedures for reporting and control of cargo arriving in Canada in the services of highway carriers. The... Read more >

Posted: Nov 30, 2015

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an injury inquiry on November 27, 2015 to determine if the dumping and subsidizing of carbon and alloy steel line pipe originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China has caused... Read more >

Posted: Nov 26, 2015

Provisional duties are now payable on certain carbon and alloy steel line pipe that is released from customs on or after November 26, 2015.  This is a result of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) preliminary determinations of dumping and... Read more >

Posted: Nov 20, 2015

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) outlines on how GST/HST applies to the importation of donor oocytes (eggs) under the Act in the publication Excise and GST/HST No.97 November 2015. Importations of goods relieved from tax for GST/HST purposes are set... Read more >

Posted: Nov 20, 2015

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued Customs Notice 15-035 to advise exporters of a grace period for voluntarily disclosing undeclared exports that should have been reported to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). The CBSA is offering a six-month grace... Read more >

Posted: Nov 18, 2015

Effective December 1, 2015 the Human Pathogens and Toxins Regulations (HPTR) will come into force and the HPTR regulations will establish national licensing and security clearance requirements. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) published the regulations in Canada Gazette... Read more >

Posted: Nov 18, 2015

The Dept. of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development issued a Notice to Importers advising them that they are accepting applicants for a share of the 2016 broiler hatching eggs and chicks tariff rate quota (TRQ) for the period of January... Read more >

Posted: Nov 5, 2015

Memorandum D19-4-3 Copyright and Trade-Marks has been updated to reflect amendments made to the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks Act. The Act adds new civil and criminal remedies and new border measures to strengthen the enforcement of the copyright and... Read more >

Posted: Nov 5, 2015

Memorandum D10-15-21 clarifies the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA’s) administrative policy respecting the interpretation of tariff item 9958.00.00, which pertains to certain articles used as original equipment in passenger automobiles, trucks, and buses. This information will be of special interest to... Read more >

Posted: Oct 30, 2015

On October 19, 2015, the  CITT gave notice that its order pertaining to anti-dumping/countervailing duty on flat hot-rolled carbon & alloy steel sheet & strip is scheduled to expire on August 14, 2016. The subject goods are described as flat... Read more >