Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 158, Number 18: COMMISSIONS

May 4, 2024



Certain pea protein — Decision

On April 22, 2024, pursuant to subsection 31(1) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations into the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain pea protein from China.

The allegedly dumped and subsidized goods are normally classified under the following tariff classification numbers:

The tariff classification numbers include non-subject goods. In addition, subject goods may fall under tariff classification numbers that are not listed.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) will conduct a preliminary inquiry into the question of injury to the Canadian industry. The CITT will make a decision within 60 days of the date of initiation. If the CITT concludes that the evidence does not disclose a reasonable indication of injury, the investigations will be terminated.


The full product definition is found on the CBSA website. The Statement of Reasons regarding the decision will be issued within 15 days following the decision and will be available on the CBSA website.


Interested persons are invited to file written submissions presenting facts, arguments and evidence relevant to the alleged dumping and subsidizing. Written submissions must be sent electronically to To be given consideration in these investigations, the CBSA should receive this information by August 29, 2024.

Any information submitted by interested persons concerning these investigations will be considered public information unless clearly marked confidential. When a submission is marked confidential, a non-confidential edited version of the submission must also be provided.

Ottawa, April 22, 2024

Doug Band
Director General
Trade and Anti-dumping Programs Directorate



Pea protein

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal gives notice that, pursuant to subsection 34(2) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), it has initiated a preliminary injury inquiry (Preliminary injury inquiry PI-2024-001) to determine whether there is evidence that discloses a reasonable indication that the dumping and subsidizing of high protein content (“HPC”) pea protein originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China in all physical forms regardless of packaging, with a minimum pea protein content of 65 percent on a dry weight basis calculated using a Jones factor of 6.25, but excluding texturized pea protein and HPC pea protein that has been incorporated into finished products where the HPC pea protein itself is further processed such that it does not retain its original physical and chemical characteristics and other properties (the subject goods), have caused injury or retardation or are threatening to cause injury, as these words are defined in SIMA.

The Tribunal’s preliminary injury inquiry will be conducted by way of written submissions. Each person or government wishing to participate in the preliminary injury inquiry must file Form I — Notice of participation with the Tribunal, on or before May 6, 2024. Each counsel who intends to represent a party in the preliminary injury inquiry must file Form II — Notice of representation and Form III — Declaration and undertaking with the Tribunal, on or before May 6, 2024.

On May 9, 2024, the Tribunal will issue a list of participants. Counsel and self-represented participants are required to serve their respective submissions on each other on the dates outlined below. Public submissions are to be served on counsel and those participants who are not represented by counsel. Confidential submissions are to be served only on counsel who have access to the confidential record, and who have filed Form III — Declaration and undertaking with the Tribunal. This information will be included in the list of participants. One complete electronic version of all submissions must be filed with the Tribunal.

Submissions by parties opposed to the complaint must be filed not later than noon (ET), on May 22, 2024. The complainants and supporting parties may make submissions in response to the submissions of parties opposed to the complaint not later than noon (ET), on May 28, 2024.

In accordance with section 46 of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, a person who provides information to the Tribunal and who wishes some of or all the information to be kept confidential must, among other things, submit a non-confidential edited version or summary of the information designated as confidential, or a statement indicating why such a summary cannot be made.

Written submissions, correspondence and requests for information regarding this notice should be addressed to the Registry, Canadian International Trade Tribunal Secretariat, at The Registry can also be reached by telephone at 613‑993‑3595.

Further details regarding this preliminary injury inquiry, including the schedule of key events, are contained in the sections entitled “Additional Information” and “Preliminary Injury Inquiry Schedule” of the notice of commencement of preliminary injury inquiry available on the Tribunal’s website.

Ottawa, April 23, 2024



Informatics services

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has received a complaint (File PR-2024-003) from eVision Inc., SoftSim Technologies Inc., in joint venture (SoftSim) of Montréal, Quebec, concerning a procurement (Solicitation 202402100) made by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). The solicitation was for Task-Based Informatics Professional Services (professional services for the GCdocs project). Pursuant to subsection 30.13(2) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act and subsection 7(2) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Procurement Inquiry Regulations, notice is given that the Tribunal made a decision on April 18, 2024, to conduct an inquiry into the complaint.

SoftSim alleges that its bid was submitted before the closing of the solicitation and therefore should not have been rejected by the RCMP.

Further information may be obtained from the Registry, 613‑993‑3595 (telephone), (email).

Ottawa, April 18, 2024