Customs Notice 24-08: Change of Hours - Commercial Office, CBSA, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

March 30, 2024

1. The purpose of this notice is to advise that:

2. Effective 8 am NST, Monday March 4th, 2024, the commercial hours of operation for the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) office at 2 Hallett Crescent, Suite 1, St. John’s, NL, will change from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm NST, to 8 am to 4 pm NST

March 2024 CFIB Business Barometer

March 29, 2024

CFIB’s Business Barometer® long-term index, which is based on 12-month forward expectations for business performance, has seen a moderate decrease in March, to reach 52.7. The short-term optimism index, based on a 3-month outlook, gained one point and reached 52.6. Both levels are below historical averages but better than the previous months and similar to last summer readings.

Restored – CFIA scheduled system maintenance / En service – Entretien planifié des systèmes de l’ACIA

March 26, 2024

Please be advised that the following Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) services have now been restored:

  • CFIA Shipment Tracker for Food, Plant and Animal products
  • Electronic Data Interchange – Integrated Import Declaration (EDI – IID)

Thank you.

Register for CARM Client Portal Webinars / Inscription pour des webinaires de la GCRA

March 7, 2024

The CARM Engagement team is offering new webinar dates for the month of March 2024. Please share with your clients and colleagues!

Registering Your Small /Medium Business on the CARM Client Portal

Information on HFC imports / Information sur les importations de HFC

March 4, 2024

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Did you know that you MUST have an authorization issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) to import bulk hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), including HFC refrigerant blends?