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Excise and GST/HST News – June 2021

July 6, 2021

Canada Revenue Agency has released the following publication:

Excise and GST/HST News - No. 109

Canada border officers mull strike at critical time for supply chain, ports

June 29, 2021

The following content is from an American Shipper release.

Thousands of members of the Canada Border Services Agency are in the midst of voting on whether to authorize a strike — something that could roil the movement of billions of dollars of goods via its border with the U.S., airports and shipping ports. Nowhere more acutely than the Port of Vancouver.

June 2021 SME business outlook -Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)

June 25, 2021

Small business confidence over the short and long-term gained momentum in June. With many provinces announcing easing of restrictions, due to solid vaccine rollout plans and lower hospitalization rates, business optimism improved without a doubt. 

Some international travel restrictions easing July 5 for fully vaccinated people with proof

June 22, 2021

Fully vaccinated Canadians and permanent residents will be able to enter Canada and not need to quarantine starting July 5, the federal government announced today.

Canada-U.S. border closure extended again, until July 21

June 19, 2021

The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed for at least another month amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Bill Blair, the federal minister of public safety, announced Friday.

Blair took to Twitter to make the announcement, saying “in coordination with the U.S., we are extending restrictions on non-essential international travel and with the United States until July 21st, 2021.”