Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

Canadian Tariff Classification Numbers May Differ From U.S. Tariff Classification Numbers

It is not uncommon for U.S. exporters to provide to Canadian importers the H.S. tariff classification number for a good that is the number to be used or was used when the goods enter/entered the United States - and not provide...

Canadian Manufacturers (and U.S. Manufacturers/Exporters) May Have A New Mechanism to Stop Unsafe Imports Into Canada

The new Canada Consumer Product Safety Act, which received Royal Assent in December 2010 (also known as Bill C-36) may present an opportunity for Canadian manufacturers to stop or impede imports of unsafe goods. The Canada...

Private Health Care Providers May See Opportunities on the Horizon in Quebec

On February 19, 2008, a task force  proposed “profound” changes to Quebec's health care system, including a greater role for the private sector.   The head of the task force is former Liberal minister and insurance...

Health Canada Starts Second Round of Consultations on Guidelines on Reporting Adverse Pharma Reactions

On January 16, 2008, Health Canada issued revised Guidelines for the Canadian Pharmaceutical Industry on Reporting Adverse Reactions to Marketed Drugs (Vaccines Excluded).  The revised guidelines, when finalized, will...