Truckers to vote on work stoppage over Vancouver port’s ‘penalizing’ rolling age program

June 23, 2022

More than 1,000 members of British Columbia’s United Truckers Association are planning to vote on a “work stoppage” next month over incoming regulations at the Port of Vancouver. On Sept. 15, the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s revised Rolling Truck Age Program takes effect, banning diesel-powered trucks more than 12 years old from accessing the port.

Update on requirements for food exports to China / Mise à jour sur les exportations de produits alimentaires vers la Chine

June 21, 2022

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has updated its external website with important information for Canadian establishments that manufacture, process, and store food products for export to China.

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Amendments to the Export Permits Regulations

June 21, 2022

The Export Permits Regulations (the Regulations) establish requirements on the information that permit applicants must provide as part of the export permit application process, and the procedures governing the issuance and use of exports permits for “Strategic and Military Goods and Technology” and “Certain Forest Products” listed on the Export Control List.

New US Forced Labour law effective June 21, 2021

June 17, 2022

The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) establishes a rebuttable presumption that the importation of any goods, wares, articles, and merchandise mined, produced, or manufactured wholly or in part in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China, or produced by certain entities, is prohibited by Section 307 of the Tariff Act of 1930 and that such goods, wares, ar