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: Sep 21, 2015

Effective September 17, 2015, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has initiated a re-investigation of the normal values and export prices of certain copper pipe fittings originating in or exported from the United States of America, the Republic of Korea... Read more >

Posted: Sep 16, 2015

Both the Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters (I.E. Canada) and the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) have called on four key ministers at the provincial and Federal level to appoint an independent negotiator to manage discussions between the... Read more >

Posted: Sep 10, 2015

On September 9, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) concluded their expiry proceedings concerning the dumping of whole potatoes, originating in or exported from the United States of America.  The CITT have decided to continue its finding of injury... Read more >

Posted: Sep 10, 2015

On September 9, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they have initiated an inquiry to determine whether the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate originating in or exported... Read more >

Posted: Sep 9, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has extensively revised the import policy for pet food and treats containing animal products and by-products. This policy completely replaces any other versions. The CFIA does not regulate pet food production in Canada for... Read more >

Posted: Sep 9, 2015

Provisional duties are now payable on certain hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate that is released from Customs on or after September 8, 2015.  The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) made preliminary determinations of dumping and subsidizing... Read more >

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 >