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,

Sep 14, 2020

CERS | Canadian Export Reporting System

Exporting

What is CERS? The Canadian Export Reporting System (CERS) is a self-service web portal that Canadian exporters use to report their exported goods to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).  CERS replaced the Canadian Automated Export Declaration System (CAED) on September 30, 2020. As a result, exporters (or their Customs Service Provider) must declare all

Aug 26, 2020

Canada Responds to U.S. with Aluminum Surtax

Importing

Canada Responds to U.S. With Aluminum Surtax Effective August 16, 2020, the United States (U.S.) applied a 10% tariff on imports of certain aluminum products imported from Canada. In response, the Government of Canada has issued a notice stating they will countermeasure with their own 10% surtax on imports of aluminum and aluminum-containing products from

Jul 3, 2020

Welcome Craig Button, Warehouse Manager!

Company News

PFC Welcomes New Warehouse Manager, Craig Button! PF Collins congratulates Gord Young on his recent retirement and welcomes Craig Button as the new Warehouse Manager. In his 39 years with PF Collins, Gord was instrumental in growing our warehousing division and providing world class warehousing, inventory management, and local trucking services to Newfoundland and Labrador’s

Apr 27, 2020

CUSMA | Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement

Exporting

What is CUSMA? The Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) is free trade agreement between Canada, the United States, and Mexico that replaced the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on July 1, 2020. CUSMA maintains the key aspects of the trading relationship between Canada, United States, and Mexico while incorporating new provisions to address current trade

Apr 17, 2020

Temporarily Reduced Hours at Canadian Border Crossings

Importing

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the temporary reduction of service hours at Canadian border crossings along the Canada-United States border. The changes go into effect on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 11:59 EDT and will remain in effect until the Government of Canada’s restrictions on entry into