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On July 2, 2024, the Government of Canada launched a 30-day consultation on proposed policy responses to surplus supply of Chinese electric vehicles (EV). This Consultation aims to canvas stakeholders on the Government’s policy responses to protect the growing Canadian EV industry from perceived unfair trade-practices in China and the risk of diversion of Chinese EVs to Canada following recent tariffs implemented by the United States (Section 301 tariffs) and the EU (provisional countervailing duties).…

The filing deadline for submitting reports under Canada’s novel Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour Act (the “Act”) passed on May 31, 2024. For companies that missed the May 31 deadline, Public Safety Canada recently confirmed that it is accepting late filed reports. The Act requires all businesses that meet certain operating and financial thresholds to file an annual report to Public Safety Canada describing the steps it has taken during its previous financial…