Canada blocks some bulk prescription drug exports to U.S. to prevent shortages

November 30, 2020

Canada on Saturday blocked bulk exports of prescription drugs if they would create a shortage at home, in response to outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump's efforts to allow imports from Canada to lower some drug prices for Americans.

Notice to Exporters and Brokers – Export and Brokering of items listed on the Export Control List and the Brokering Control List to Belarus

November 10, 2020

Canada remains deeply concerned by the Government of Belarus’ ongoing campaign of repression and state-sponsored violence against public protests and the activities of opposition groups since the fraudulent presidential elections in August 2020.

New Requirement for the Export of Fish and Seafood to Ukraine

November 4, 2020

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated the Food export requirements library to include the requirement for establishments to be on an Export Eligibility List before exporting fish and seafood to Ukraine.

GCP - Extension of transition period / GCP - Prolongation de la période de transition

November 4, 2020

Extension of transition period: United States – Canada Greenhouse-Grown Plant Certification Program (GCP)

US CBP Update: Section 232 on Imports of Aluminum Articles from Canada

October 29, 2020


On October 27, 2020 the President issued a Presidential Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States, reinstating Canada’s exclusion from additional 10 percent duties under Section 232 on certain non-alloyed unwrought aluminum articles. This Proclamation amends Presidential Proclamation 10060 of August 6, 2020.