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CA Import Guidance On Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Gloria Terhaar

Due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) public health emergency, there has been an increase in the importation of personal protective equipment (PPE). Masks, gloves and medical gowns are in high demand to protect both essential workers and the general public...

April 30, 2020
US Import And Export Guidance On Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Misty Gibbins

Government guidance has changed rapidly and often as we become more aware of how the virus is transmitted. For example, if the goods are going to a construction company...

April 15, 2020
What Is Required To Import PPE And Masks Into The US
Breanna Leininger

COVID19 has resulted in shortages of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) that has led many to source these goods from outside of the United States.

April 15, 2020
Free On-Demand Courses | PCB Learning Center
Adriana Petty

On-demand courses offer the same valuable content as our in-class seminars, but instead of a lecture-style presentation, we've sat our experts in global trade down for a Q&A-style interview. We have broken each topic down into bite-size modules. Imagine a Netflix series, and your new favorite show is How To Import Into Canada (sounds exciting!). Within these 1-2 hour online courses - aka seasons - there are about 8 modules - aka episodes - of varying duration. You can play, pause, skip, rewind, fast forward, or even re-watch any module you'd like. With unlimited access, you can binge them all at once or tune in one by one at your own pace. You hold the remote control.‍

April 8, 2020
What Is Required To Import Medical Masks Into Canada?
Cherie Storms

It is important for importers to be aware that face masks of all types for use in a medical setting are considered class I medical devices by Health Canada...

April 8, 2020
Covid-19 Effect On Border Communications
Cherie Storms

With the Covid-19 Global Pandemic many government agency communication channels are understandably overwhelmed with demand...

March 25, 2020
Getting COVID19 Medical Supplies Into Canada
Gloria Terhaar

We reached out to Health Canada for guidance on how to make your product(s) available in Canada to address the COVID-19 pandemic and here’s what they told us:

March 20, 2020
CA/US Borders Still Remain Open To Trade, Commerce And Essential Traffic | Q&A
Cherie Storms

Today, we thought we would share with you some of the questions that we've had come in from our importing clients.

March 20, 2020
Textiles On CBP Radar As Priority Trade Issue
Misty Gibbins

The United States exports more than $76 billion dollars worth of textiles annually and employs nearly 600,000 workers. It is easy to see why CBP would set it as a priority to protect this US industry...

March 9, 2020
Free Trade Agreements And The Certificate Of Origin
Jan Brock

Free Trade Agreements can save importers and exporters money on import duties and give a business a competitive advantage. Canada has free trade agreements with more than 40 countries...

March 4, 2020