As one of the most complex imports into Canada, fresh fruit, vegetable, plant, and flower import regulations can change daily. It’s hard to keep track of what the latest rule is with romaine lettuce, organic produce, or the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA). Additionally, how are these delicate commodities transported? Join us for this webinar dedicated to getting your perishables into Canada and learn from our experts what the best practices are to mitigate delays during delivery.

  • Live Webinar

  • 2023 Date TBA

  • Online From Any Computer/Mobile Device

  • Free

Who Should Attend?

The material in this course is relevant to ...

Anyone currently importing or interested in exporting perishable commodities to Canada. If you are a US grower, supplier, or distributor wanting to export to Canada or are a Canadian buyer of US-grown goods wanting to import into Canada, or needing study material for your professional designation then this is for you!

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 study material here.

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, companies to which it applies, licensing requirements, and how to apply.

  • The Non-Resident Importer Program

  • CFIA, Health Canada And Other PGA Requirements

  • Safe Food Food Canadians License Requirements

  • Obtaining A DRC number

  • Special Requirements Surrounding Produce

  • Special Import Measures Act (SIMA)

  • Logistics Best Practices


  • Gloria Terhaar

    Canadian Regulatory Analyst

    Gloria Terhaar

    Certified Customs Specialist, Certified Trade Compliance Specialist and CBSA Professional Designate with over 20 years' experience in Canadian customs brokerage. Gloria is a Canadian Regulatory Analyst with PCB Customs Brokers (Canada).
  • Stefanie Tokarchuk

    Marketing 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.