What are the specific sanctions and other measures restricting dealings that Canada has imposed on Russia? Find out all the details here.
In an unprecedented step on Monday, Feb. 14th, 2022, Trudeau invoked the Emergencies Act for the first time in the 34 years since the law was passed, to end the blockades and protests. Find out all the details here.
Effective Oct 25, 2021, importers will no longer need to apply for shipment-specific permits to import subject goods free of the temporary safeguard surtax (5-20% depending on the product class). Find out more here.
Commercial importers should expect delays resulting from a sweeping work-to-rule job action by roughly 9,000 unionized CBSA employees seeking to leverage the government’s planned reopening of the border to resolve various outstanding compensation and workplace issues.
Unionized employees of the CBSA have voted “overwhelmingly” to go on strike as early as August 6 if the federal government doesn’t return to the bargaining table.