The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) published the list of official Holidays for the next year. The holidays mentioned below apply to all provinces except where indicated otherwise:

    • Monday, January 1
    • Monday, February 12 British Columbia
    • Monday, February 19 Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Nova Scotia, PEI and Manitoba
    • Friday, March 30
    • Monday, April 2
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Blanket certificates of origin, whether for NAFTA or for other free trade agreements, are usually filled-out to begin on January 1 and to expire, twelve months later, on December 31.

As happens every year, the majority of blanket certificates in our databases are set to expire on December 31, 2017.

If you have not already done so, please make …


The Canadian International Trade Tribunal initiated an expiry review of its finding concerning the dumping and/or subsidizing of certain Carbon steel welded pipe originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei, India, Oman, South Korea, Thailand, and the United Arab Emirates. The Tribunal’s finding, in December 2012, imposed anti-dumping and/or countervailing duties on these goods.

The Canada Border Services Agency …