Canadian Export Briefing: Timely Updates and Q&A from DFATD and Public Works

January 31, 2017 8:45am

Wendy Gilmour
Director General, Trade Controls Bureau
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (Ottawa, ON)

Pascal Girard
Controlled Goods Directorate (Ottawa, ON)

Gain insights from senior Canadian government officials from both Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development and the Controlled Goods Directorate for a comprehensive update on the state of Canadian export controls. Key topics addressed include:

  • Extent of alignment between Canadian export controls and U.S. reforms
  • Recent changes, plans and priorities through 2017
  • Status update on the Excol online permit application system, conversion to EICS II
  • Understanding implications of the UN Arms Trade Treaty to Canadian industry, including potential brokering obligations
  • Controlled Goods “Enhanced Security Strategy” (ESS) update
  • Update on Controlled Goods inspection/audit expectations