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CBSA Update – Deconsolidation Notice – Paper Options for Warehouse Operations, Terminal Operators and Freight Forwarders
June 23, 2017
The following is available in its entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website. CN 17-20, Update - Deconsolidation Notice – ......

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CBSA offering Electronic Housebill Client Support for Freight Forwarders
June 23, 2017
Regulatory amendments published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, made eManifest requirements legally binding and a voluntary compliance period is ......

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Payments to CBSA now available through online banking with CIBC
June 23, 2017
Importers with their own account security or those who are under the GST Direct Payment Option can now make their ......

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FDA Delays Compliance Dates for Nutritional Labeling Changes
June 23, 2017
After a May 2016 decision to begin enforcement of new labeling requirements, the FDA has determined that the enforcement dates ......

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Trade Shows: Temporary Import Bond or Dutiable Consumption Entry?
June 23, 2017
Trade show season presents a number of unique challenges for importers and exporters.  Of course, you have goods that you ......

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Trade Show Season: Know Before You Go
June 23, 2017
This is the time of year when companies are preparing to be an exhibitor at a trade show in the ......

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CBSA System Outages, Interim Measures and Issuance of ACI Penalties to Highway Carriers
June 16, 2017
The following is available in its entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website. CN 17-19, System Outages, Interim Measures and ......

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Canada – Ukraine Free Trade Agreement
June 16, 2017
The Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement received Royal Assent on June 1, 2017.  Information about the agreement is available on Global ......

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CBSA – What’s New
June 16, 2017
The following have been updated on the Canada Border Services Agency website. D2-6-3, Disposition of Alcoholic Beverages This memorandum explains the Canada ......

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Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe, Preliminary Injury Inquiry
June 16, 2017
The Canadian International Trade Tribunal gives notice that it has initiated a preliminary injury inquiry to determine whether the evidence discloses ......

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Should we claim US Goods Returning under 9801.00.10 or NAFTA?
June 16, 2017
A common misconception is that goods, when returning to the US from Canada, are eligible for NAFTA.  That is not ......

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US Customs Publishes “Can my good benefit from a Free Trade Agreement?” Article
June 16, 2017
This week, US Customs and Border Protection Published an article covering a very popular topic: Free trade eligibility.  Many resident ......

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Commerce makes Final Determination for ADD on China Garlic
June 16, 2017
The US Department of Commerce has issued the final results of the anti-dumping review of garlic from China (A-570-831).  This ......

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Consultations on the renegotiation and modernization of NAFTA
June 9, 2017
On June 3, 2017, the Government of Canada launched public consultations on the renegotiation and modernization of the North American ......

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Certain road building machines now require vehicle registration and licensing
June 9, 2017
The following is available in its entirety on Ontario Ministry of Transportation website. Effective July 1, 2017, the definition ‘road-building machine’ ......

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GoC wants to hear from Canadians in developing A Food Policy for Canada
June 9, 2017
A Food Policy for Canada will be the first-of-its-kind for the Government of Canada, and represents an important step in ......

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Liquid Dielectric Transformers – Notice of Expiry of Order
June 9, 2017
The following is available in its entirety on the Canadian International Trade Tribunal website. Liquid Dielectric Transformers - Notice of Expiry ......

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Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe Notice of Initiation of Investigations
June 9, 2017
The following is available in its entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website. Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe ......

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FDA to Extend Compliance Dates for Agricultural Water Standards
June 9, 2017
The FDA had previously announced that they were exploring ways to simplify the agriculture water standards.  Now, the FDA has ......

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FCC 740 Form Waiver Extended
June 9, 2017
In a CSMS message issued by US Customs, US Customs has advised brokers and importers that the waiver of FCC ......

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US Customs Publishes “Can my good benefit from a Free Trade Agreement?” Article
June 9, 2017
This week, US Customs and Border Protection Published an article covering a very popular topic: Free trade eligibility.  Many resident ......

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CBSA – Highway Pre-arrival and Reporting Requirements
June 2, 2017
The following memorandum has been revised and is available in its entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website. D3-4-2, Highway ......

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CBSA – Commercial Importation of Intoxicating Liquors
June 2, 2017
The following memorandum has been updated and is available in its entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website. D3-1-3, Commercial ......

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CITT issues finding concerning dumping of Certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components
June 2, 2017
The following is available in its entirety on the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) website. Certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components, Inquiry ......

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CFIA – Blended wine labelling consultation
June 2, 2017
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is consulting consumers and industry stakeholders on a proposed change to the way that ......

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CFIA Automated Import Reference System (AIRS) web page Updated
June 2, 2017
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recently updated the CFIA Automated Import Reference System (AIRS) web page to include ......

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US Customs Publishes “Can my good benefit from a Free Trade Agreement?” Article
June 2, 2017
This week, US Customs and Border Protection Published an article covering a very popular topic: Free trade eligibility.  Many resident ......

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New Data Requirements on EPA Filings
June 2, 2017
Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) moved to the ACE platform for entry transmission to CBP.  Some of those familiar ......

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FDA Publishes: “FSVP: What Do Importers Need to Know”
June 2, 2017
Amidst the preparation for the implementation of the Foreign Supplier Verification Program, the FDA published a very helpful article entitled, ......

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New export requirements for Ontario cherries
May 30, 2017
Effective June 1, 2017, fresh cherries grown in Ontario will be prohibited from moving into the United States and British ......

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UPDATED Customs Notices – House Bill Requirements for Consolidated Air Shipments & Timeline for Electronic House Bills
May 29, 2017
The following Customs Notices have been updated and are available in their entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website. CN ......

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