Update: Surtax on the Importation of Certain Steel Goods

May 22, 2019

Update: Surtax on the Import of Certain Steel Goods Global Affairs Canada has published a new Notice to Importers, which reflects amendments to the Order Imposing a Surtax on the Importation of Certain Steel Goods.  NOTE: This notice has no impact on tariffs for steel and aluminum products originating in and imported from the United States.

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AMPS Penalties to Increase April 1

March 6, 2019

AMPS Penalties to Increase April 1 Effective April 1, 2019, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will increase AMPS penalties related to commercial trade under the Administrative Monetary Penalty System. These increases are part of ongoing changes to CBSA’s processes and procedures to increase border enforcement measures and compliance audits on Importers. In 2017, recommendations from

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A Crate for Killick

December 5, 2018

A Crate for Killick In PF Collins’ 40+ years of providing warehousing and crating services, we have made thousands of wooden crates for domestic and international shipments. From large offshore oilfield equipment to a time machine movie prop, we’ve packaged it all. But none were as special as the crate we recently made for our

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SWI | The Single Window Initiative

December 4, 2018

The Single Window Initiative (SWI) The Single Window Initiative (SWI) is an initiative of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) that allows importers submit all information related to their shipments electronically for customs clearance. SWI helps importers meet the requirements of multiple government departments through the use of a single, electronic customs declaration. How SWI

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The Benefits of Hiring an Immigration Consultant

October 29, 2018

What is an Immigration Consultant? Canada offers a wide variety of immigration programs for people interested in immigrating for business, work, travel, or study. And entry requirements for each program vary based on each applicant’s reason for immigrating, their qualifications, and circumstances. As a result, more people are relying on Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants to

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Provisional Safeguard Surtax Applied to Imported Steel

October 12, 2018

Provisional Safeguard Surtax on Certain Imported Steel On October 25, 2018, the Department of Finance Canada applied a provisional safeguard surtax on steel products in seven product categories. The purpose of the surtax is to prevent the diversion of foreign steel products into Canada. The Order Imposing a Surtax on the Importation of Certain Steel

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