Jun 19, 2018

CFIA Announces Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Industry Updates

CFIA Announces Safe Food for Canadians Regulations Last week the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced the release of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR), to come into effect on January 15, 2019. Supplementing the Safe Food for Canadians Act (2012), the purpose of the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations is to make food

Jun 8, 2018

Canada’s Countermeasures to U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Industry Updates

Canada Imposes Countermeasures in Response to U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs On May 31, 2018, the United States (U.S.) announced that it will impose tariffs on imports of certain steel and aluminum products from Canada. In response, Canada intends to impose surtaxes or similar trade-restrictive countermeasures for selected products originating out of the U.S. The

May 30, 2018

The Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS)

Industry Updates

What is the Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS)? The Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS) was implemented by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) in 2002 to encourage compliance with import and export rules and regulations and create a level playing field for Canadian businesses participating in international trade. The program allows the CBSA to issue