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Posted: Nov 26, 2019

November 26, 2019 – The Canadian National Railway Company (CN Rail) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) have reached a tentative agreement. CN Rail has released the following statement: “We are pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has... Read more >

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Posted: Nov 26, 2019

November 26, 2019 – The Canadian National Railway Company (CN Rail) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) have reached a tentative agreement. CN Rail has released the following statement: “We are pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has... Read more >

Posted: Sep 11, 2019

September 9, 2019 – On September 1, 2019, the U.S. followed through with plans to enact tariffs on roughly $112 billion worth of China-origin goods (list 4A), including clothing and household goods. In retaliation, China passed tariffs on thousands of American... Read more >

Posted: Sep 4, 2019

September 4, 2019 – Global Affairs Canada (GAC) recently issued a Notice to importers, advising of a new aluminum import monitoring program. Under this program, certain aluminum products have been added to the Import Control List (ICL) as item 83, and General... Read more >

Posted: Jul 30, 2019

The Department of Finance Canada has announced further measures to protect Canadian steel workers and industry. These measures affect goods that are subject to safeguard surtax (not the surtax that was put into place after the US imposed surtax on imports... Read more >

Posted: Jul 24, 2019

The Government of Canada is looking for feedback and comments on its initiatives to modernize the Canadian Regulatory system and improve its performance for both Canadians and businesses. The Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS) is inviting input from all... Read more >

Posted: Jul 17, 2019

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a notice on the regulatory requirements for honey in Canada regarding the importation, distribution and sale of honey. Honey sold in Canada must comply with the Food and Drugs Act (FDA), the... Read more >

Posted: May 31, 2019

On Thursday May 30, 2019, U.S. President Donald Trump announced through an official White House statement that the U.S. will be imposing tariffs on all imports of Mexico-origin goods into the commerce of the United States. The tariffs, which are... Read more >

Posted: May 24, 2019

On Thursday, May 23, 2019, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union served official notice to GCT Global Container Terminals Canada that its members will begin striking effective 7 a.m. on Monday, May 27. The parties will continue to negotiate in... Read more >

Posted: May 16, 2019

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has announced the transfer of 731 of its agents from ports along the northern border to the southern border. These officers are being temporarily moved in order to support the influx of... Read more >

Posted: Mar 27, 2019

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced that the mandatory April 1st date for the implementation of Single Window will be extended, in favor of a “phased decommissioning” approach. The new date is yet to be announced, but is... Read more >