February 2024 Business Barometer - Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)

February 29, 2024

CFIB’s Business Barometer® long-term index, which is based on 12-month forward expectations for business performance, has seen a healthy gain of six points in February, to reach 54.9. The short-term optimism index, based on a 3-month outlook, also jumped by eight points, and reached 51.1. Both levels have seen some of the largest monthly gains ever recorded for this time of the year.

Processing Delays Resolved – CFIA Import Declaration // Fin des retards de traitement des déclarations d’importation de l’ACIA

February 29, 2024

(La version française suit la version anglaise)

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) delays in processing have been resolved.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Les retards dans le traitement des déclarations d’importation de l’Agence canadienne d’inspection des aliments (ACIA) sont réglés.

Nous vous remercions de votre collaboration.

TCC24-025 -RESOLVED - Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Outage

February 29, 2024

Le texte français suit le texte anglais.

Start Date / Time

End Date / Time

Clients Affected

2024-02-27 10:30 ET

2024-02-29 14:30 ET


February 28, 2024

CFIA has contacted the CSCB and advised that the previously catastrophic outage has been resolved.   There is a significant backlog at the NISC which they are diligently addressing, please do not contact the NISC at this time for status inquiries.  For shipments that do not require NISC processing,  the CFIA messages can be expected within the next hour.