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New Websites Launch
Stefanie Tokarchuk

With over 67 years of experience in international trade, PCB Customs Brokers is on a mission to help make the process easier. We have spent much time redesigning your online experience and are excited to announce the launch of our new sites: and

February 24, 2021
Free Video Series | Exporting Food To Canada
Jan Brock

PCB Customs Brokers has developed a series of short videos on the topic "How to Export Food to Canada"

February 18, 2021
CARM | What Are Importer Security Bonds And Why Do I Need One?
Jan Brock

Importers and customs brokers post security with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to obtain release of goods with deferred accounting and payment privileges.

February 11, 2021
Attn Steel Importers: Your Tariff May Have Changed
Gloria Terhaar

Canadian steel importers should take note that on February 1st, 2021, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced Amendments to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff affecting imports of certain steel products.

February 4, 2021
Entrepreneurs’ New Year’s Import Resolutions
Cherie Storms

We have drafted a list of easy-to-do or delegate international trade resolutions for your business so that you can kick those nagging “should-dos” to the curb and focus on what you can fit into your busy workday.

January 28, 2021
CBSA 2021 Trade Verification List | Part 1
Gloria Terhaar

Twice a year, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) releases its Trade Compliance Verification priorities list. CBSA manages trade compliance with the tariff classification, customs valuation, and origin programs.

January 20, 2021
The Learning Center’s 2021 Events Calendar Now Open For Registration!
Adriana Petty

Here you will find our upcoming calendar for the year. With the pandemic still very much a thing in our lives our in-class sessions remain suspended for the health and safety of everyone. Each session listed below is delivered in an online environment.

January 13, 2021
What Brexit & CUKTCA Mean For You
Gloria Terhaar

Canada and the UK have signed the Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement (CUKTCA). The CUKTCA preserves the main benefits of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and allows for a continuation of trade and market access between Canada and the UK.

December 21, 2020
Top 3 Blogs Of 2020
Cherie Storms

With 2020 coming to a close, we thought we would take some time to look back on the top 3 blogs published this year.

December 17, 2020
Importing Hot Chocolate Is About To Get Easier (YAY!)
Gloria Terhaar

As the weather drops and the sweaters come out, so do the warm and comforting beverages that are oh so tasty. If those beverages contain shelf stable milk products, they will get a little easier to import into Canada due to an announced change by the CFIA.

December 3, 2020