Request Info

CARM Release 1 is live: here’s what you need to do

CARM went live on May 25, 2021 with the program’s first release. 

Read more

USMCA/CUSMA Rules Of Origin

Getting the Rules Of Origin correct is one of the key aspects to successfully importing under the new USMCA/CUSMA trade agreement--and to receive preferential treatment.

Read more

Compliance Verification Trends - June 2021

Canada Border Services Agency prioritizes certain industries and products for audits to ensure ongoing compliance. The Agency keeps their verification priority list current on their website. Cole’s Audit Response Team also keeps track of trends we see in CBSA verifications, which we share with you regularly so you can.

Read more

Customs basics: documentation and declaration

Although documentation and declaration are fundamentals for importers, the requirements are anything but simple.

Read more

Canada’s Free Trade Agreements: getting the most out of global trade

Canada partners with the international trade community through several types of trade and investment agreements.

Read more

CARM RPP program financial security—and an update on Release 1

UPDATE: We have received news that the date for CARM Release 1 go-live is May 25, 2021, barring any unforeseen delays.

Read more

Explainer: What is the difference between a refund and a drawback?

  Drawbacks and duty deferral Canada In Canada, duty deferral is a CBSA program offering relief to Canadian businesses from payment of duties on imported goods that meet certain criteria. Duty deferral comprises of three options, one of those options is the Duty Drawback Program.

Read more

SWI - Survival Guide for Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Materials (HWHRM)

The new SWI landscape The Single Window Initiative means several changes for importers:

Read more

Impact of the Work From Home (WFH) movement

One of the most sweeping global shifts since early 2020 has been the rise of the Work From Home (WFH) movement. Importers, logistics professionals, and border agencies alike are working from home offices or kitchen tables--many of us surrounded by family pets and remote-schooling children.

Read more

Single Window Initiative (SWI) - Survival Guide for Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) Ozone-Depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives

The new SWI landscape The Single Window Initiative means several changes for importers:

Read more

Page 7 of 39