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Posted: Mar 29, 2019

This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on March 29, 2019 By Candace Sider, Vice President, Government & Regulatory Affairs The fate of free trade in North America is hanging in the balance. That sentiment would have been... Read more >

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Posted: Mar 29, 2019

This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on March 29, 2019 By Candace Sider, Vice President, Government & Regulatory Affairs The fate of free trade in North America is hanging in the balance. That sentiment would have been... Read more >

Posted: Feb 15, 2019

Each year, a number of Canadian provinces implement a “Spring Thaw” policy, enforcing reduced trailer load restrictions in order to protect roads from significant damage at a time of year when roads are most vulnerable to damage due to high... Read more >

Posted: Jan 23, 2019

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) published a consultation document to eliminate the exemptions for the use of select Flame Retardants and Repellents in manufactured items. The notice of intent to amend the Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012,... Read more >

Posted: Jan 7, 2019

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has published updated information on Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) import requirements for fruits and vegetables. The following document was recently updated: Coming into force of certain SFCR requirements – Fresh fruit or vegetables.... Read more >

Posted: Jun 26, 2018

This article was originally published in the National Post on June 26, 2018.   By Stéphan Galarneau, Head of Small Business at Livingston International There’s a certain level of national pride that comes with the anticipation of Canada Day. It’s... Read more >

Posted: Jun 8, 2018

On June 5th, 2018, the Mexican authorities published, in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF), the retaliatory measures that Mexico is adopting against various goods originating in the United States. This action was taken in response to the Trump... Read more >

Posted: Mar 21, 2018

This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on March 21, 2018 By David Rish, President, Global Trade Management, Livingston International When U.S. President Donald Trump announced that he would be imposing tariffs on imported aluminum and steel... Read more >

Posted: Dec 6, 2017
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The governments of the United States, Canada and Mexico have been intensely renegotiating the terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a tri-lateral free trade agreement that has been a mainstay of commerce across our continent’s borders for... Read more >

Posted: Jun 10, 2016

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has amended the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) to require, as a condition for loading a packed container onto a ship for export, that the container has a verified weight. The shipper is... Read more >

Posted: Nov 18, 2015
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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) provides information and guidance on the labelling requirements for water and ice which has been prepackaged in sealed containers for use by consumers. In addition, provincial regulations may also have requirements for prepackaged water... Read more >