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Bill C-18 Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement

December 10, 2020

December 9, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Government of Canada has been working hard on a trade agreement between Canada and the United Kingdom that will support good, middle-class jobs in Canada and provide predictability and stability for businesses of all sizes, which is more important than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 8: COVID-19 CBSA Commercial & Trade Update

December 9, 2020

Key Issue

  • The Government of Canada proposes to temporarily relieve supplies of certain face masks and face shields from the Goods and Services Tax / Harmonized Sales Tax.

COVID-19 Commercial Update to Industry Stakeholders, December 8, 2020

December 4: COVID-19 CBSA Commercial & Trade Update

December 7, 2020

Key Issue

  • Restrictions on travel between Canada & the U.S. remain until December 21, 2020.

COVID-19 Commercial Update to Industry Stakeholders, December 4, 2020

No text yet for Canada-U.K. trade deal, minister says as Dec. 31 tariff deadline looms

December 1, 2020

International Trade Minister Mary Ng was unable to offer MPs a firm guarantee today that they will see a bill to ratify the new provisional Canada-Britain trade agreement before Parliament is due to break for Christmas on Dec. 11.

Ng also revealed that officials in both countries are still working on the final text of the agreement.

November 27: COVID-19 CBSA Commercial & Trade Update

November 28, 2020

Key Issue

  • The Canada Border Services Agency wishes to thank its industry partners for their effort and support in keeping essential people and goods moving.

COVID-19 Commercial Update to Industry Stakeholders, November 27, 2020

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