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Canadian Transport Minister and Michigan Governor meet to discuss the Detroit River International Crossing

November 27, 2013

Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada’s Minister of Transport and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder met in Lansing, Michigan to discuss the progress and the next steps towards the building of the Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC) / New International Trade Crossing (NITC) project...

Toronto is North American trade powerhouse

November 22, 2013

The Greater Toronto Area leads all other North American city-regions as a continental trading hub, says a report from the Brookings Institution. The Washington-based think tank took a look at cross-border trade in goods among Canada, the U.S. and Mexico on a city-to-city scale.

CBSA Departmental Performance Report and Financial Statements

November 22, 2013

CBSA has published the 2012-13 Departmental Performance Report (DPR). It is available at:

It contains the following:

[Minister] Moore stresses 'net benefit' of counterfeit goods act

November 20, 2013

Industry Minister James Moore told a parliamentary committee Monday that a government bill giving both border officers more power to detain counterfeit goods and victims more avenues to press charges against traffickers poses a “net benefit” to trademark holders, businesses and Canadians.

Niagara Falls Bridge Toll Rate Change Effect November 1, 2013

November 20, 2013

The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission (NFBC) has announced a series of toll rate changes for passenger and commercial vehicles at the Rainbow, Whirlpool-Rapids, and Lewiston-Queenston Bridge spans, effective November 1,