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Canada’s #1 cultural export is romance. Writing and published works are Canada’s most significant cultural exports, and Toronto-based Harlequin publishing and its famous romances lead the pack. The company publishes 110 titles per month in 34 languages,...
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Students in Point Roberts, a Washington town just south of Richmond, BC, cross an international border every day to attend school in their own state. That’s because the Canada-U.S border divides this peninsula from the mainland. In related news, high school...
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One of the largest criminal anti-dumping cases in U.S. history involved honey laundering. Dubbed as ‘Project Honeygate’, the product was imported illegally from China to avoid duties of more than 200%, and some of the honey was even adulterated with...
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Canada applies different tariff rates to costumes. “Articles of fancy dress” (for example, those used as theatrical costumes) are subject to tariffs of almost 20 percent, while “festive, carnival or other entertainment articles” are imported...
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All Swiffer products destined for North American markets are manufactured in Brockville, Ontario
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  The US applies different tariff rates for dolls and toys. “Dolls,” which represent human beings, are taxed at almost twice the rate of “toys,” which represent something not human – such as robots, monsters, or demons. X-men action...