The one website all Canadian SMEs need to know to get new business abroad

October 11, 2014

A new website called Enterprise Canada Network (ECN) is about to make the life of small- to medium-sized companies (SMEs) looking for an easy way to get new contracts abroad a whole lot easier.

Wanted for Canada-EU Trade: Innovators

October 2, 2014

Later this month, Canada and the European Union (EU) are scheduled to sign off on the written text of their Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). This deal is Canada's most significant international trade agreement in a generation. It opens the door to long-term trade and investment growth with economically troubled but still wealthy Europe.

Canada Announces Further Sanctions

October 2, 2014

Canada is imposing additional asset freezes and travel bans against Russian individuals, and economic sanctions against additional Russian arms manufacturers and one financial institution.


Brazil: Update to Meat and Poultry Products Manual

September 27, 2014

Please note changes to Meat and Poultry Products in the Manual of Procedures, Chapter 11, Section 11.7.3 – Brazil – Introduction of new Annex B and amending other certification requirements for pork and poultry export:

EICS Message: Softwood Lumber quota for October 2014

September 24, 2014

Please be advised that as the prevailing monthly price for October 2014 exceeds US $355. Charges and volume restraints under the Softwood Lumber Agreement will not be applicable during the month of October 2014.