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Mar 7, 2019

Lithium Battery Guidance Document

The lithium battery guidance document is based on the provisions set out in the 2019-2020 Edition of the… Read more 

Feb 15, 2019

Canadian spring thaw, 2019

Each year, a number of Canadian provinces implement a “Spring Thaw” policy, enforcing reduced trailer load restrictions in… Read more 

Aug 28, 2018

Traffic Diversion on Oversize and Overweight Vehicles Crossing at Peace Bridge

As of October, 15 2018 to May 15 2019 oversized and overweight vehicles will be diverted to Queenston-Lewiston… Read more 

Jul 27, 2018

Montreal Gateway Terminals announces extended gate hours and new fees

The Montreal Gateway Terminals Partnership (MGT) recently issued a notice to industry partners, notifying them of extended truck… Read more 

Jul 4, 2018

Transport Canada Registrar of Imported Vehicles (RIV) Program – Fees to increase

As of August 1, 2018 RIV fees are increasing.  The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has published CN… Read more 

Jun 29, 2018

Carriers, take note: The U.S. in-bond process is changing

On November 27, 2017, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency published a final rule containing proposed… Read more 

Jun 8, 2018

CN’s storage tariff changes

The Canadian National Railway has changed its storage tariff rates, effective May 15, 2018. On April 13, Canadian… Read more 

May 29, 2018

Potential for Canadian Pacific Strike

The unions representing workers at Canadian Pacific (CP), one of Canada’s largest railway network, have served CP with… Read more 

May 21, 2018

Changes to the Interim Process for Electronic House Bills

Canada Border Services Agency has recently issued on May 11, 2018 Customs Notice 18-04. This notice replaces Customs… Read more 

Mar 26, 2018

Consultation for Transportation of Dangerous Goods Client Identification Database

Transport Canada (TC) invites you to participate in stakeholder consultations regarding a new Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)… Read more