Apr 1, 2022

Importing a Vessel into Canada | Canada’s Coasting Trade

Immigration

Importing a Vessel into Canada’s Coasting Trade There are many rules and regulations that vessel owners/operators must consider when importing a vessel into Canada. The operation of foreign vessels in Canada is regulated by the Government of Canada’s Coasting Trade Act and enforced by several federal and provincial departments and agencies. Below we provide an

Feb 22, 2022

The Non-Resident Importer (NRI) Program

Importing

The Non-Resident (NRI) Importer Program A Non-Resident Importer (NRI) is a business based outside of Canada, who does not have a physical presence in Canada, but imports goods into Canada as the Importer of Record. The Non-Resident Importer (NRI) Program is an initiative of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) that allows international exporters to

Jan 19, 2022

Trade Compliance Customs Audits

Importing

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) conducts targeted and random audits to ensure Canadian importers and exporters are compliant with import/export regulations. Here is the latest listing of products targeted for audit by the CBSA.

May 25, 2021

CARM | CBSA Assessment & Revenue Management

Importing

What is CARM? CARM (or CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management) is a project by the Government of Canada aiming to simplify and streamline the process of importing commercial goods into Canada. It is the most significant change in the Canadian importing process in over 30 years. Through CARM, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) intends

Apr 5, 2021

Canada’s Free Trade Agreements

Exporting

What are Canada’s Free Trade Agreements Canada currently has 15 trade agreements in force with over 40 countries around the world, and more in varying stages of negotiation. A Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is a treaty between two or more countries that encourages international trade by reducing or removing tariffs and other barriers to trade.

Mar 1, 2021

Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR)

Exporting

What are the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR)? Canada’s Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) ensures imported and exported food products are safe for Canadians and international consumers. SFCR ensures imported and exported foods products are safe through licensing, prevention, and removal of unsafe food from the marketplace. Built on three key elements, Licensing,