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WTO closes in on landmark trade reform

December 6, 2013

The World Trade Organization is close to the first worldwide trade reform since it was formed 18 years ago, diplomats and trade officials said on Wednesday, as marathon negotiations defused some of the most complex disputes.

Business leaders urge Canadian and U.S. governments to accelerate progress on border efficiency and regulatory cooperation

December 3, 2013

After two years of disappointingly modest progress, the Canada-U.S. Beyond the Border and Regulatory Cooperation initiatives urgently need a strong push by the two governments, says The Honourable John Manley, President and CEO of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE).

Government announces enhancements to maintain healthy and safe food for Canadians

November 30, 2013

The following is excerpted from a 15 November 2013 news release by Health Canada.

Today, from a local Co-Op grocery store, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, announced the Healthy and Safe Food for Canadians Framework and expansion of FoodNet Canada.

BSF5038, Commercial Driver Registration Program

November 28, 2013

The following publication has been updated and is available on the CBSA website:
BSF5038, Commercial Driver Registration Program

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...