Canadian West Coast Labour Dispute Resolved

We are pleased to advise that the labour dispute which has been ongoing since Monday has now been resolved. The lockout ended today, at 10:45 a.m. PT after a tentative deal was reached, according to a release from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).  We have been informed that normal port operations will resume…

Le TCCE publie un rapport sur les mesures de sauvegarde concernant l’acier

Le Tribunal canadien du commerce extérieur (TCCE) a publié ses conclusions et recommandations à la suite de son enquête sur les mesures de sauvegarde visant certains produits de l’acier. À la suite des conclusions du TCCE, des mesures de sauvegarde provisoires sur les importations de barres d’armature en béton, de produits tubulaires pour le secteur…

CITT Publishes Report on Steel Safeguards

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) published its findings and recommendations following its inquiry into safeguard measures on certain steel goods. As a result of the CITT’s findings, provisional safeguards on imports of concrete reinforcing bar, energy tubular products, hot-rolled sheet, pre-painted steel and wire rod will cease to apply beginning April 28, 2019. Until…

Boeing 737 Max: Minimal Disruption for Cargo

Airlines are complying with Transport Canada’s safety notice, closing Canadian airspace to Boeing 737 MAX aircraft operations until further notice. Delmar is working to minimize the impact on freight bookings by rebooking and protecting shipments. We would like to reassure our customers that you can continue to book as you normally would. Additional information may be obtained…

Important SFCA Update for Canadian Food Importers and Exporters

Canada’s Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced its MY CFIA portal is now able to process licences as required by the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) in keeping with the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SCFA). For many food businesses regulated by SFCR, having a licence will be a requirement to import or export…

US Surtax Remission Order

By way of background, in response to the section 232 tariffs imposed by the US on Canadian steel and aluminum products, Canada applied reciprocal surtaxes effective July 1, 2018 on certain imports of steel, aluminum and other products from the U.S. However, to protect the competitiveness of businesses affected by these countermeasures, the Government has…