Doing Business with Canada

Expand your knowledge with Canadian and U.S. Trade and Customs experts. Topics include NAFTA, GST, Canadian Customs regulations and invoices, Canadian release procedures, record keeping, and more. Can’t make it to the webinar?  Register anyway and receive a free recording. Register Now

USMCA Trade Agreement

USMCA Trade Agreement Last fall, the United States, Mexico, and Canada came to agreement on a trilateral trade that will better benefit North American workers. This trade agreement sprouted after renegotiating NAFTA which, Trump stated to be the “worst trade deal ever.” The new agreement […]

Section 232

Trump Lifts Section 232 Tariffs from Mexico & Canada

Trump Lifts Section 232 Tariffs from Mexico & Canada Steel and Aluminum Imports On May 17, 2019, the United States Trade Representative announced, “an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232 tariffs for steel and aluminum imports from those countries and for […]

Montreal Strike

Possible Strike at the Port of Montreal

Canada’s Second-largest Port May Face a Strike During the first week of January 2019, the Stevedores’ Union warned the public of a possible strike after contracts expired in December 2018. The Union is currently renegotiating a contract with The Maritime Employers Association, which has for mission to […]

Trump wants to cancel the old NAFTA

Will NAFTA be canceled before the new USMCA is implemented? President Trump left the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires with some big stuff.  A new China trade truce, the signing of USMCA, and a comment to cancel the old NAFTA ahead of the new pact. […]

USMCA Signing

USMCA Signing Tomorrow

An Underwhelming Event The G-20 Leaders Summit occurs tomorrow, November 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires and from what I have read, so far there will not be a large planned ceremony.  In fact, according to CBC News, one day before the Summit begins, “Officials don’t […]

USMCA will be Signed in Buenos Aires

G-20 Summit on November 30 According to Politico.com, Mexico’s Secretary of Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo, said, “The U.S., Mexico and Canada will sign the revamped NAFTA deal on Nov. 30 on the sidelines of the G-20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires, even if U.S. tariffs on […]

Will there be a USMCA Signing Party?

Canada says No. Not with Trudeau present anyway. Canada’s ambassador in Washington says Prime Minster Justin Trudeau will not be taking part in any sort of signing ceremony alongside President Trump if steel and aluminum tariffs aren’t lifted first.   According to CBC Canada, “Trudeau […]

21st Century Border Action Plan • USA and Canada

U.S.-Canada Border Improvements The North American Strategy for Competitiveness (NASCO), in partnership with the Business Council of Canada, created the 21st Century Border Action Plan for the U.S.-Canada border. This collaboration recommends regulators on both sides of the Canada-US border prioritize short term recommendations to […]