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Federal Government to Table Legislation in Port of Montreal Strike

April 26, 2021

The federal government has given notice that it will table back-to-work legislation ahead of a looming dockworkers’ strike at Montreal’s port that threatens to have widespread economic repercussions across the country.

CBSA Message: TCC21-045 Changes to the SWI IID Regulated Commodities Data Element Matching Criteria / Changements aux Critères de correspondance des éléments de données pour la DII de marchandises réglementées sous l'IGU

April 23, 2021

The CBSA is pleased to announce that Trade Chain Partners can now use the SWI IID Regulated Commodities Data Element Matching Criteria to identify commodities regulated by a particular Participating Government Department or Agency (PGA) program.

General strike at Port of Montreal set to begin next week

April 23, 2021

A general strike at the Port of Montreal is set to begin on Monday after the union representing dockworkers issued the required 72-hour notice to the Maritime Employers Association.

Barring a last-minute reprieve, the 1,150 port workers affiliated with the Canadian Union of Public Employees will be in a legal strike position as of Monday at 7 a.m., which would paralyze the port.

CBSA Message: TCC21-044 Changes to the SWI IID Regulated Commodities Data Element Matching Criteria

April 22, 2021

The CBSA is pleased to announce that Trade Chain Partners can now use the SWI IID Regulated Commodities Data Element Matching Criteria to identify commodities regulated by a particular Participating Government Department or Agency (PGA) program.

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