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Final Safeguards to be Imposed to Protect Canadian Steel Workers

On April 29, 2019, the Government of Canada announced its’ intent to enact final safeguards on these two categories of steel (heavy plate and stainless steel wire).

In response to the CITT ruling on five additional safeguards, the Government is announcing an intensive 30-day consultation with industry and workers, in order to determine what further protections are required. This working group will ensure that the views of workers and industry continue to be heard and are acted upon without delay.

In the next few weeks, the Government will take every legal action at its disposal to protect Canadian jobs and industry from unfair trade practices. New measures will include:

This was excerpted from a 26 April 2019 notice from the Department of Finance.