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Safe Food for Canadians licence

Safe Food for Canadians licence 150 150 Davidson Sons

Reminder: Importing food into Canada with a Safe Food for Canadians licence As of March 15, 2021, food import transactions will automatically be rejected unless a valid Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence is entered in the Integrated Import Declaration (IID). If a transaction is rejected, the SFC licence holder may experience delays and have their related food shipment(s) held at the border until the error is addressed and the import transaction is resubmitted.  You must obtain your SFC licence to import before presenting your shipment at the border. You will not be able to obtain an SFC licence at the border.…

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cusma 150 150 Davidson Sons

Are you ready for CUSMA? On July 1, 2020 NAFTA will cease to be in effect and the Canada-United States Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) will replace it. The NAFTA certificates of Origin that we have on file for your imports will no longer be valid and will need to be replaced by a Certification of Origin under CUSMA. Importers, exporters, or producers of CUSMA-eligible goods may complete the certification of origin. Importers are required to have the certification of origin in their possession at the time that the importer makes a claim for preferential tariff treatment.  CUSMA does not require a…

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Certain Goods Remission Order (COVID-19)Customs Notice 20-19 Ottawa, May 6, 2020 1) This notice provides information on the Certain Goods Remission Order (COVID-19), SOR-2020-101, which allows for the relief of customs duty for eligible goods which were imported on or after May 5, 2020. This relief can be claimed at the time of importation or within two years of the date of importation. 2) Appendix A provides a list and description of goods based on tariff classification which are eligible for relief under this Order. Appendix B provides a list of other medical supplies that are not subject to this Order as they are already eligible for Most-Favoured Nation duty-free tariff treatment…

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To Our Valued clients and colleagues

To Our Valued clients and colleagues 150 150 Davidson Sons

To Our Valued clients and colleagues, Our thoughts go out to our clients, business partners and colleagues in Canada and around the world at this unprecedented time. At Davidson & Sons we are taking a proactive approach, and our commitment to information and technology will allow us to ensure that the critical flow of commercial goods into Canada remains uninterrupted. While we are taking steps to protect the health and well being of our employees, their families and our community, all Davidson & Sons services will remain open and relevant. Our staff will be working remotely to support this effort…

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BCMEA and ILWU – Canada reach tentative collective agreement

BCMEA and ILWU – Canada reach tentative collective agreement 1024 471 Davidson Sons

BC waterfront to resume operations at 1630 Thursday, May 30, 2019 [ Vancouver, British Columbia, May 30, 2019 ] The British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA) and ILWU–Canada are pleased to advise they have come to a tentative agreement that will continue to allow all BC Ports to be a competitive, efficient and reliable gateway for the benefit of all Canadians. The tentative agreement is subject to ratification. Negotiations resumed at noon yesterday and after another round of discussions at the bargaining table, a tentative agreement was reached earlier this morning. Effective immediately, the lockout across the BC waterfront has been…

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