If you are a US manufacturer, supplier, distributor of food and beverage goods wanting to export to Canada? Or are a Canadian buyer of US perishables goods wanting to ship into Canada? Then this is for you! In the session, you will learn about the basics of importing into Canada as well as the main regulation for all food products: Safe Food For Canadian’s. Our expert trade advisors will provide an overview of the regulations, which food products they apply to, and if your business will require a license. Licensing requirements, preventative control plans, and traceability plans. Our shipping experts will review best practices that mitigate delays in delivery. You will gain an understanding of how you can import into Canada as a non-resident as well as best practices to ensure compliance. Sign up now for this informative session that will help your import goals.

  • Live webinar

  • November 10, 2021 @ 1:00 PM - 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 2 CCS / CTCS points from CSCB towards your designation(s).
Professional Development

Who Should Attend?

The material in this course is relevant to companies interested in importing food products into Canada.


Topics Include

By taking this course you will walk away with a better understanding of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s Safe Food For Canadians Regulations and non-resident importer implications. You will learn which companies the regulation applies to, licensing requirements, and how to apply.

  • Which companies require a license

  • Which food products are regulated

  • Overview of the basic requirements

  • How to apply for a SFCR License

  • Importing as a non-resident of Canada


Setting out to learn how to import your goods across international borders brings with it enough questions as it is and at times may seem like the answers you do find only raise more questions. We've put together some preliminary questions that this course aims to answer and encourage you to bring your questions to our experts who will gladly field them for you.

  • What PGAs regulate food products?

  • Are my goods subject to SFCR?

  • What are the licensing requirements?

  • Do I have to have a physical location in Canada?

  • What are the reporting requirements at the border?

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"Education is learning what you didn’t know you didn’t know."

- George Boas


  • 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).
  • Chelsea Teal

    Logistics Supervisor

    Chelsea Teal

    Although new to the PCB family, Chelsea makes her mark daily heading up our perishable freight team at PCB Freight Management. She is the Logistics Supervisor for ground shipments around the world. She has extensive knowledge of ground transportation solutions and logistics. With an education in Animal Science from New Mexico State University, she transitioned to the supply chain and logistics industry over 6 years ago and never looked back.
  • 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.