CBSA Message (EDI14-015) - Invalid status of request - cargo control number and CCN in history

February 27, 2014

If you receive a reject message on your EDI release transaction for “invalid status of request/cargo control number” or “ccn in history” (error code 464 and T36) there is no need to contact the EDI hotline during regular hours or after hours. These reject messages mean the Cargo Control Number (CCN) has been used previously.

CBSA Message (EDI14-016) - Family Day in the Provinces of ON, AB, SK and MB

February 27, 2014

Family Day – February 17, 2014 in the provinces of Ontario, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba:

NAFTA Partners Consider Agreement's Future Amid Broader Initiatives

February 25, 2014

A Feb. 19 summit among the leaders of the United States, Canada and Mexico is expected to signal if and how the NAFTA partners will work to upgrade a pact that marks its 20th anniversary this year.

Canada’s bridge over troubled waters

February 25, 2014

At first blush, the government of Canada is acting like a clumsy, overeager suitor in its efforts to get a new bridge built across the Detroit River. Already on the hook for almost the entire $2-billion cost of the link, Ottawa has now said, to keep the project moving forward, it is going to start buying the necessary land on the Michigan side of the river. And that’s the right move.

COOL: Gov't vows to fight U.S. provisions on meat labelling

February 25, 2014

Ottawa will do everything it can to fight provisions of a farm law in the United States that is hurting Canada’s meat producing industry, International Trade Minister Ed Fast said.

Fast described a country-of-origin labelling (COOL) requirement for meat in legislation signed last week by U.S. President Barack Obama as “counter-productive.”