The ILWUC and BCMEA issued a joint statement late Sunday, July 20, 2023, saying a deal had been reached with help from the Canada Industrial Relations Board, which was tasked with ending the dispute that had dragged on since the beginning of the month. Find out all the details here.
In May 2023, CBSA announced proposed amendments to the Valuation for Duty (VFD) otherwise known as the 'Last Sale Rule'. These amendments face extensive criticism for their perceived unfairness and negative impact on Canadian businesses, prompting multiple associations, including IE Canada, to advocate for a comprehensive review. Read on to find out more.
The ILWU Canada says it has reached a tentative deal with the B.C. Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) for the second time in a week. Ratification of this deal is expected next week. Find out all the details here.
The 13-day B.C. port strike appears to be over after the ILWUC and the B.C. Maritime Employers Association agreed to a tentative four-year deal on Thursday morning, both parties have confirmed. Find out all the details here.
ILWU workers have officially issued a 72-hour strike notice. The strike will begin on Saturday, July 1, 2023. This strike could have serious economic implications, as the supply chain has already been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out all the details here.
Will the new 2023 CBSA Trade Verification Priorities affect your business? What should you do if you've imported targeted goods? Find out the answers to these, and all the details you need to know here.
Canada's proposed 'Last Sale' rule would have a severe impact on non-resident importers/U.S. exporters of goods into Canada, resident importers, wholesalers, retailers, and e-commerce sellers. We strongly encourage all businesses to can submit their comments on this proposed ruling by July 26, 2023.
Over 7,000 cargo loaders in British Columbia's ports have overwhelmingly voted in support of a strike against local maritime employers. A potential strike could have serious economic implications, as the supply chain has already been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out all the details here.
Input is being requested from the trade community as Congress looks to update U.S. customs laws and ensure the U.S. remains a global trade leader. Find out all the details, and access our White Paper on 21st CCF here.
CBSA's Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM)'s Release 2 is coming up fast (Oct. 2023), and we, as your Customs Broker need your help, to help you be prepared. Find out about CARM, and what 3 steps you need to take now in order to be compliant with Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) as an importer of goods into Canada.
The House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee recent hearing on customs modernization, focused on the Section 321 de minimis loophole in addition to the importance of transparent trade data for air and land shipments to enhance supply chain transparency. Find out all the details here.
CBSA is inviting public feedback on proposed amendments to the Valuation for Duty Regulations, aiming to address the unfair advantage of non-resident importers (NRIs) and create a fairer trade environment in Canada. Find out all the details here.