Reminder: CBSA Confirms Transition to Single-Window Requirements on August 17, 2020

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has confirmed its intent to decommission certain legacy electronic cargo release options in favor of those required under its Single-Window Initiative (SWI) program. This decommissioning process was previously delayed from April 2020 due to considerations around the COVID-19 health emergency. Effective August 17, 2020, Canadian imports regulated or co-regulated by…

CP Rail reaches tentative deal with Teamsters union, ending strike

Source: CIFFA Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) reached a tentative four-year agreement on Wednesday afternoon, ending a strike that started at 10:00 pm ET on Tuesday. Details of the agreement will be presented to the TCRC membership for ratification. Ratification votes will take place over the coming months once…

CP Rail Labour Negotiation Update

Source: CIFFA Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) was advised by the Canada Industrial Relations Board on Friday that members of both the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference – Train & Engine (TCRC) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) voted down CP’s contract offers in a CIRB-administered vote, which closed on Friday at noon Eastern…

CP Rail Update – New Dates Set for Ratification Vote

Source: CP Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) has been advised that the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) has changed the dates for voting on CP’s final proposals – for both the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference – Train & Engine (TCRC) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) – voting will now begin on Friday, May…

CP Rail Update – CIRB Sets Dates for Union Ratification Voting on CP Offers

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (CP) has been advised by the Canada Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) that voting on CP’s final proposals – for both the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference – Train & Engine (TCRC) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) – will begin on Monday, May 14 at 9:00 am Eastern and close…