Canada-U.S. Blog

Trade Lawyers Cyndee Todgham Cherniak and Susan K. Ross

With few exceptions, importers of food into Canada require an import license issued under the Safe Foods for Canadians Regulations.  The Canada Food Inspection Agency has recently issued the following reminder that failure to secure and appropriately enter your valid
Continue Reading Don’t yet have a Safe Food for Canadians Import License? Your food imports may be stopped at the Border?

CUSMA/USMCA will come into force on July 1, 2020, at which time increased and more complex Regional Value Content (RVC) requirements for both vehicles and automotive parts will be effective.  The RVC for passenger vehicles and
Continue Reading CUSMA/USMCA and the Automotive Industry: Rising Regional Value Content Requirements for Vehicles and Auto Parts

The Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA or USMCA) will introduce new and complex requirements for the automotive industry.  Not only will vehicle producers face increased Regional Value Content requirements starting July 1, 2020, but they will be required to meet the
Continue Reading CUSMA/USMCA : U.S. issues Updated Interim Implementing Instructions: Automotive

The Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), also referred to as the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA), comes into effect on July 1, 2020.  Are you ready?

The full CUSMA Agreement was signed in November of 2018, and later amended in December 2019. 
Continue Reading Are you ready for the July 1 implementation of the CANADA-UNITED STATES-MEXICO AGREEMENT (CUSMA/USMCA)?

Canada has indicated that the Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel until June 21, 2020.  “Non-essential” travel includes travel that is considered as tourism or recreational in nature.

The restrictions may be extended again.  On March 21, the
Continue Reading Canada-U.S. Border to remain closed to non-essential travel until June 21, 2020