Ernst & Young Insights: Top 10 cross-border GST and customs issues for Canadian businesses

November 28, 2013

The recent increase in audit activity and denials of input tax credits (ITCs) in cross-border transactions serves as a reminder that there are many goods and services tax (GST) and customs tips and traps involved when importing and exporting goods. Failure to plan appropriately can result in unforeseen — and potentially costly — consequences.

CFIA website update

November 27, 2013

Please be advised that Chapter 10 has been removed from the Manual and that the Live Lobster Certification Protocol (LLCP) is now obsolete:

Fish Products Inspection Manual – Chapter 10 (Export Certification)

Canadian Transport Minister and Michigan Governor meet to discuss the Detroit River International Crossing

November 27, 2013

Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada’s Minister of Transport and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder met in Lansing, Michigan to discuss the progress and the next steps towards the building of the Detroit River International Crossing (DRIC) / New International Trade Crossing (NITC) project...

Canada Gazette - Notices and Proposed Regulations

November 27, 2013

Subscribers may be interested in the following, published on 9 November 2013 in Part I of the Canada Gazette.

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Dept. of

Unitized Wall Modules, Inquiry No. NQ-2013-002

November 27, 2013

The Finding and associated Press Release are available on the CITT website.

Finding issued Tuesday, November 12, 2013