Update – Leniency Period for Electronic Travel Authorizations (eTA)

As of March 15, 2016, select visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will require an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). However, from March 15, 2016 until fall 2016, travellers who do not have an eTA can board their flight, as long as they have appropriate travel documents, such as a valid passport.

Changes to Transport Canada’s Air Cargo Security (ACS) Program

As part of the ongoing improvements to the Air Cargo Security (ACS) Program, Transport Canada has amended the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 to expand the air cargo Secure Supply Chain. The changes will allow authorized shippers to screen their own cargo for security risks at points within the supply chain and other cargo operators, such as transportation companies

Article: Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) in Canada vs. the United States

VP, Customs & Consulting,  Deborah Osborne, recently contributed to a five-part series on Foreign Trade Zones by Jeremy Hainsworth explaining the differences between Foreign Trade Zones (FTZ) in Canada and the United States: Foreign Trade Zones in Canada vs. the United States: Which one to use?