What To Expect?

Did you have a chance to watch the On-Demand course? Great! You're now ready to join the Expert Roundtable for How To Import CFIA Regulated Goods. This is a 1-hour Q&A session with the expert so bring your CFIA questions and/or examples for which you seek answers or explanations and pose them to us live.

  • Virtual discussion

  • September 8, 2021 @ 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM PT

  • Online from any computer or mobile device

  • FREE - During COVID19 Pandemic

  • Q&A included

Professional Development

Are you a professional designate? Whether you’re a CCS, CES, CTCS, MCS, MES, a legal, accounting, trade or logistics professional we’ve got your annual maintenance points and/or study material for your continuing education here. With this course you will earn 5 CCS / CTCS points from CSCB towards your designation(s). NOTE: To earn these points, you must tune into this live expert roundtable linked above as well as the on-demand segment linked here.
Professional Development

Who Should Attend?

If you watched the On-Demand How To Import CFIA Regulated Goods course and have questions to pose to the expert then this is for you! Haven't seen the On-Demand course yet? Check it out below and we'll be here waiting for your return.


On-Demand Topics Include

CFIA regulated goods and industries including seafood, produce, grocery, meat, wood and lumber, horticulture, livestock, animal feed and drugs, pet food, vitamins and supplements. By taking this course you will walk away with a good understanding of how to complete required documentation accurately, what both CFIA and Canada Customs require, who in your supply chain is responsible for what, types of entries available to you, procedures and documentation and licensing requirements, liquidated damages, and so much more. With the information you gain in this course not only will you lay a solid foundation of compliance for your business, but also for expanding your knowledge of other trade topics like H.S. tariff classification, free trade agreements and customs valuation.

  • CFIA objective and scope

  • Roles and responsibilities

  • Acts and regulations

  • Licensing and permits

  • Automated Import Reference System (AIRS)

  • Documentation requirements

  • ISPM 15 wood packaging requirements

  • Penalties


Setting out to learn how to import your goods across international borders and at times it seems like the answers you do find only raise more questions. We've put together some preliminary questions that this course will directly answer and encourage you to bring your questions to our expert who will gladly field them for you during this live Q&A.

  • What does CFIA regulate?

  • What documents, licenses or permits do I need?

  • What is the Safe Food For Canadians Act?

  • How does the Safe Food For Canadians Act affect me?

  • What is the Automated Import Reference System (AIRS)?

  • How to apply for a binding ruling?

  • What are the specific wood packaging requirements?

  • What is ISPM 15?

  • My company was selected for a customs audit now what?

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  • Gloria Terhaar

    Canadian Regulatory Analyst

    Gloria Terhaar

    Certified Customs Specialist, Certified Trade Compliance Specialist and CBSA Professional Designate with over 19 years' experience in Canadian customs brokerage. Gloria is a Canadian Regulatory Analyst with PCB Customs Brokers (Canada).
  • Stefanie Tokarchuk

    Education Coordinator

    Stefanie Tokarchuk

    Green to the international trade industry, Stefanie is the newest member of the Marketing team at PCB Customs Brokers. A Kwantlen Polytechnic University Alumni with a bachelors in Graphic Design for Marketing, Stefanie is a born creative, up for any challenge, and learning about trade right along side you.