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May 22, 2015

Environment Canada publishes notice on implementing halocarbon pollution prevention plans

The Minister of the Environment has issued a notice proposing that producers of halocarbons to prepare and implement… Read more 

May 22, 2015

Seven years in a row of profit growth at PortsToronto

For a seventh straight year, PortsToronto experienced a banner year in profitability in 2014, where earnings were greater… Read more 

May 21, 2015

WTO reaffirms Canada’s position that U.S. COOL measures are discriminatory

On May 18, 2015 the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against the United States’ COOL policy for the… Read more 

May 21, 2015

CFIA Consultations on Livestock Traceability

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada are consulting with stakeholders on proposed amendments to… Read more 

May 21, 2015

TPA vote may come on Thursday

Heading into the Memorial Day recess, senators supporting Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) hope to bring the controversial measure… Read more 

May 20, 2015

CBSA updates ACI for break-bulk cargo reporting

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has issued Custom Notice 15-020, informing marine carriers of a change to… Read more 

May 20, 2015

CFIA publishes import requirements for fresh and dried branches, roots and more

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has published memo D-14-03, a new directive that provides the phytosanitary import… Read more 

May 20, 2015

Department of Finance reviewing customs duties for aluminum cans and wooden broom handles

The Department of Finance is currently reviewing a request for the removal of the customs duties on imports… Read more 

May 20, 2015

Senate overwhelmingly passes GSP

In a vote of 97 in favor and only one against, the U.S. Senate voted to reauthorize Generalized… Read more 

May 18, 2015

Senate approves CBP reauthorization and renewal of GSP, AGOA and Haiti FTAs

On May 14, 2015, the Senate passed two bills on trade. One reauthorized trade facilitation and trade enforcement… Read more