Advocacy

We champion industry sector rights. Read our reports and correspondence to government and non-government organizations, carriers and other local and global stakeholders.

Recent Letters

CIFFA Statement on the National Supply Chain Task Force’s final report: Action, Collaboration, Transformation (ACT).

October 09, 2022

Background: The federal Minister of Transport and the Ministers of Agriculture and Agri-Food; Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion; Innovation, Science and Industry; Labour; and International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development hosted the National Supply Chain Summit in January 2022 to stimulate dialogue with transportation supply chain stakeholders. The Summit focused on […]

CIFFA Committee Meetings – Advocacy Update – Summer 2022

Committees September 19, 2022

CIFFA’s seven national committees meet several times a year to discuss relevant issues or developments that may affect member companies. Most recently, each of the committees met once during the summer months. Following is a look at what committee members discussed and decided at those meetings. (Read full text)

CIFFA Advocacy Update

Regulatory - Canada August 08, 2022

CIFFA is regularly engaged in advocacy efforts on behalf of membership. The following is a recap of several consultations that took place in July, 2022.   On July 22, Executive Director Bruce Rodgers met with Mr. Trever Heryet, A/Assistant Deputy Minister Pacific Region, Transport Canada, to discuss container congestion challenges. The department has been meeting […]

Letter to CIFFA from Federal Transport Minister

July 08, 2022

July 8, 2022   Bruce Rodgers Executive Director Julia Kuzeljevich Director, Policy and Communications Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association (CIFFA) juliak@ciffa.com   Good day:   Thank you for your correspondence regarding the state of Canada’s supply chain and in which you offer your congratulations on my re-appointment as Minister of Transport. I apologize for the […]

CIFFA Committee Meetings – Advocacy Update

Committees June 06, 2022

CIFFA’s seven national committees meet several times a year to discuss relevant issues or developments that may affect member companies. Most recently, the committees met in April. Following is a look at what committee members discussed and decided at those meetings. (Read full text)

Welcome Letter to Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion

Letters November 03, 2021

CIFFA sent letters of congratulations to several federal ministers on their portfolios in Cabinet, welcoming them to their role and indicating we are keen to work together on advancing our advocacy goals in transportation and supply chain. CIFFA outlined these goals in its ELECTION ISSUES BRIEFING NOTE, also posted to the site. (View Full Letter, […]


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