End of transition period for export certificate HA1941

October 20, 2018

CFIA advises that on August 15, 2018, the transition period ended for the use of the previous version of the export certificate for cattle or bison to the United States.  Only the new version of the certificate HA 1941 amended on June 27, 2018 will now be accepted. The USDA no longer requires bovine tuberculosis testing for cattle and bison from the Province of Manitoba.

Canada-EU trade, one year on: Canada's imports are rising faster than exports

October 5, 2018

When the Canadian government talks about trade diversification, the agreement it puts in the window is its wide-ranging trade deal with the European Union, which started to take hold one year ago this week.

Running Hot

October 5, 2018

Whether it makes you glad, mad, sad or just downright perplexed, it’s true. Growth in the US economy is scorching hot, and there seems to be no end to it. And while it seems there’s less willingness to share that growth around, it’s happening anyway: more than a few nations are benefiting from the Yankee boom. So, is Canada one of them, or are we getting left behind?

U.S., Mexico said to reach NAFTA deal as Canada keeps waiting

September 13, 2018

Donald Trump has signed off on a bilateral agreement with Mexico to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to three people familiar with the matter, and the president will make a trade announcement shortly...