Understanding a reject message sent through the Integrated Import Declaration (IID)

September 5, 2019

This is to inform Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) regulated commercial importers of new guidance that has recently been made available on the CFIA website.

After speaking to industry, the Agency has published the following information: 

BMSB fumigation requirements for Australia and now New Zealand

September 5, 2019

Further to previous messages, below are some additional updates to BMSB fumigation requirements for Australia and now New Zealand.

New Zealand New Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Requirements

CBSA Message (TCC19-092): New ECCRD for Export – Chapter 25: CERS Portal

September 4, 2019

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has released a new Electronic Commerce Client Requirements Document (ECCRD), “Chapter 25: Canadian Export Reporting System (CERS) Portal” to support the replacement of the Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) application which was previously administered by Statistics Canada (SC).

Bill C-47 and related regulations are in force

September 4, 2019

Bill C-47, that amends the Export and Import Permits Act to accede to the Arms Trade Treaty, and the related regulatory changes that establish controls over the brokering of military items and strategic and dual-use goods with a weapons of mass destruction (WMD) end-use are now in effect.

Dominic Barton, Canada’s New Ambassador to China

September 4, 2019

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, [has] announced the appointment of Dominic Barton as Canada’s Ambassador to China.