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By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak
The Department of Finance Report indicates that certain steel goods are being imported into Canada in increased quantities.
By Heather Innes
On September 30, 2018, the United States, Canada and Mexico announced the conclusion of negotiations of the United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement ("USMCA") (also known as NAFTA 2.0).
By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak
On September, 2018, the United States, Canada, and Mexico announced that a new NAFTA was agreed and would be called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement ("USMCA") (also known as NAFTA 2.0).
By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak
On May 31, 2108, President Trump issued two Presidential Proclamations, which impose steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada.
By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak
Are Canadians, residents of Canada, and visitors to Canada required to report prescription medications to the Canada Border Services Agency ("CBSA")? The answer appears to be "YES".
By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak
On May 8, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the United States ("U.S.") will withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ("JCPOA")...
By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak
Canada is known as Hollywood North because many movies and television shows and commercials are filmed in Canada. Everyone knows this - including the Government of Canada.
By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak
There is a new/formalized antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) procedure in Canada for importers to ask whether the goods they wish to import are subject to AD/CVD duties.
By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak
Anyone who watches "The Big Bang Theory" knows about Schrödinger's cat. The cat was both thought to be dead and thought to be not dead at the same time. There is a similar paradox for Canadian companies who sell to the United States and/or China.
By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak
On March 28, 2018, the Wynne Government of Ontario promulgated a regulation, the "Suppliers from New York" Regulation, O.Reg 117/18, to prevent the Ontario Government from buying steel from the State of New York.
By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak
Canada is nearing a trade law crisis point that, quite frankly, is avoidable and easily solved. There are too few permanent members of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal ("CITT") for the workload.
By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak
The Trump Tax Act materially changes U.S. corporate tax laws and incentivizes U.S. companies with overseas operations to either return home to the United States and/or repatriate money home to the United States.
By Heather Innes
On January 23, 2018, Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam reached an agreement in principle for a multi-country free trade area.
By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak
While the underlying activity of selling controlled goods or dealing with designated persons is illegal (under Canadian export laws) without an export permit/ministerial authorization, a secondary issue is enforcement.
By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak
On January 17, 2018, the Government of Canada furthered its "progressive trade agenda" and responded to calls from human rights groups by announcing that it is going to take an interest in the activities of Canadian businesses operating in overseas markets.