• Canada’s roadmap for small modular reactors.

    Canada’s roadmap for small modular reactors.

    Canada’s government is committed to achieving net-zero emissions by the year 2050, and meeting this goal includes a call for sustainable energy sources. Nuclear energy is one such zero-emission energy technology, and small modular reactors (SMRs) are particularly fit for this purpose. As per the Canadian Roadmap for Small Modular Reactors: SMRs respond to these…

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  • Understanding Canada’s HST, GST, and PST.

    Understanding Canada’s HST, GST, and PST.

    Foreign companies doing business in Canada should familiarize themselves with several tax terms – the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the Provincial Sales Tax (PST), and the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST). The GST is a 5% federal tax that applies to most Canadian goods and services. It was implemented in 1991, to replace the hidden Manufacturer’s Sales…

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  • Canada’s decarbonization plans.

    Canada’s decarbonization plans.

    Canada’s greenhouse gas reduction targets in the buildings industry cannot be met unless the country’s existing commercial and public buildings are decarbonized by 2050. The buildings also need ongoing net zero operation, but the country is currently experiencing a 30% reduction in trained building operators post-pandemic. The International Energy Agency, which monitors clean energy progress around the…

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  • Beekeeping in Canada.

    Beekeeping in Canada.

    Companies offering goods and services to the beekeeping sector may find opportunities in the Canadian market. Beekeeping is an important agricultural industry in Canada, producing honey and other hive products, and delivering valuable pollination services to farmers of orchard fruits, many berries, vegetables, forage, and the production of hybrid canola seed. In 2021, Agriculture and…

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  • An update on CARM’s Release 2.

    An update on CARM’s Release 2.

    The Canada Border Services Agency has been in the process of implementing its Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) program which, when fully operational, will simplify and modernize reporting processes, reduce the cost of importing to Canada, and ensure compliance with trade rules. (We’ve posted updates on this process in previous blogs.) The CARM client portal…

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  • What’s on in November.

    What’s on in November.

    Every month we present a list of trade (and consumer) events happening across Canada. We do this because they’re an excellent entry point into a new market; they allow visitors and exhibitors a chance to make connections, find new products/services, and learn about trends in an industry. Below is a list of events scheduled for…

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