Amended certificates for the export of fish and seafood to the United Kingdom

April 26, 2024

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Please note that the United Kingdom (UK) has amended its certificates for the export of fish and seafood products for human consumption. The new model certificates do not represent any change to UK import requirements, but the format of the streamlined certificates differs from the current certificate templates.

April 2024 CFIB Business Barometer

April 25, 2024

CFIB’s Business Barometer® long-term index, which is based on 12-month forward expectations for business performance, has seen a sharp drop in April, to reach 47.5. The short-term optimism index, based on a 3-month outlook, also lost  five points, and reached 47.0. Both indexes are at about the same levels as they were at the beginning of the year. 

Man fined $35,000 for illegally importing turtles in boxes labelled 'children's building blocks'

April 24, 2024

Two years after border officials discovered live turtles, turtle eggs and equipment to breed turtles in packages marked as "children's building blocks," a Calgary man has been fined $35,000 for the illegal importation and sale of the specimens after admitting to federal offences. 

Guide for preparing an Export control plan / Guide pour la préparation d’un plan de contrôle des exportations

April 19, 2024

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated the Guide for preparing an export control plan. The content of the updated guidance is not significantly different from the original. Differences include: