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May 1, 2015

CBSA completes whole potato expiry review investigation

On April, 29th, 2015, the President of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) completed the investigation of the… Read more 

Apr 29, 2015

CITT initiates public interest inquiry on concrete reinforcing bar from China, Korea and Turkey

On January 9, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal), found that the dumping of rebar, originating… Read more 

Apr 28, 2015

CFIA to phase out standard container size regulations

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announces a phased approach for the deregulation of Standard Container Size Regulation.… Read more 

Apr 28, 2015

CFIA releases new draft of Safe Food for Canadians act for consultation

CFIA has released the next draft of the text of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulation for consultation.… Read more 

Apr 27, 2015

Softwood lumber export tax remains unchanged for May – 2015

Under the terms of the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA), the trigger for a reduction in the export… Read more 

Apr 23, 2015

Highlights of Canada’s 2015 Federal Budget

On April 21, 2015, Finance Minister, Joe Oliver tabled the Government of Canada’s 2015 Federal Budget in the… Read more 

Apr 21, 2015

CBSA announces changes to vehicle importation pre-clearance program

CBSA has published Customs Notice CN15-013, advising of the changes to its pre-clearance program. Transport Canada has made… Read more 

Apr 17, 2015

2015-16, Federal, Provincial and Territorial budgets announced

Budgets are presented on proposed revenues and spending for a financial year that is passed by the legislature… Read more 

Apr 16, 2015

Consultation on nanomaterial forms of substances on the Domestic Substances List

Environment Canada has initiated consultations on the Proposed Approach to address Nanoscale forms of substances on the Domestic… Read more 

Apr 15, 2015

Health Canada updates pilot program for cosmetics and drugs

Health Canada has provided an update on the Implementation of Advance Notice of Importation Process Pilot for Cosmetics… Read more