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LexSage is a boutique Canadian international trade and sales tax law firm operating from the historic Gooderham “Flatiron” Building in Toronto, Ontario. LexSage was founded by Cyndee Todgham Cherniak.

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LexSage offers specialized legal expertise that is based on 20 years of experience in some of Canada’s most prestigious national and international law firms.  LexSage offers sage legal counsel to domestic and international businesses and individuals who need specialized advice from lawyers who look at international trade, customs, export controls and/or sales tax issues on a daily basis.
LexSage compliments and supplements legal services offerings of large and small Canadian and international law firms that do not have in-house expertise in international trade and/or sales tax law.  LexSage is a resource and an outsource destination focussed in the areas of antidumping and countervailing duties, customs law, NEXUS pass confiscations/appeals, import and export controls and economic sanctions/trade restrictions, anti-corruption and anti-bribery, safeguards, technical barriers to trade, World Trade Organization strategic planning and litigation, North American Free Trade Agreement strategic  planning and litigation/arbitrations, NAFTA Chapter Eleven investor-state arbitrations, free trade agreements, bilateral investment treaty arbitrations and strategic planning, government procurement bid challenges, international sale of goods contracts, food and consumer safety, harmonized sales tax, goods and services tax, provincial sales tax, employer health tax, land transfer tax, etc.
Sage legal advice is delivered in a flexible, practical, holistic and cost-effective manner.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted extensively in this The Lawyer's Daily article entitled "Challenges await with NAFTA 2.0, say lawyers"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted extensively in this October 5, 2018 The Lawyer's Daily article written by Christopher Guly entitled "Challenges await with NAFTA 2.0, say lawyers". This article acknowledges that my paternal grandfather, Ron Todgham, was the first Canadian-born president of Chrysler Canada. He held that position during the Auto Pact negotiations.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in this CBA National Blog article entitled "Why the U.S. agreed to scrap NAFTA's Chapter 11"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in this CBA National Blog article written by Doug Beazly on October 5, 2018 entitled "Why the U.S. agreed to scrap NAFTA's Chapter 11". Cyndee says “I think that, in the end, this all came down to what President Trump wanted and what he cared about, ... he just wasn’t as wound up about getting rid of Chapter 19 as his negotiators were. He got what he wanted on autos and dairy and he didn’t really care about the sovereignty argument. He saw Chapter 19 as temporary leverage.”

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Vancouver Sun article entitled "Trudeau affirms China trade aspirations after USMCA's 'non-market' requirement"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Mike Blanchfield's October 2, 2018 Vancouver Sun article entitled "Trudeau affirms China trade aspirations after USMCA's 'non-market' requirement". Cyndee says of the USMCA clause: "This impinges on Canadian sovereignty; the U.S. gets to tell us who we can enter into a free trade agreement with."

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in the Washington Post article entitled "With new trade deal, Canada avoids a doomsday scenario. But is it a win?"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Selina Ross' October 1, 2018 Washington Post article entitled "With new trade deal, Canada avoids a doomsday scenario. But is it a win?". Cyndee says: “This is a situation where President Trump took away some of the concessions that were granted under the original NAFTA.” “So it’s about U.S. farmers winning and Canadian farmers losing. U.S. pharmaceutical winning and Canadian pharmaceutical losing. U.S. steel companies winning, Canadian steel companies losing.”

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Globe & Mail article "U.S. procurement demand on Canada, Mexico fading from NAFTA: sources""

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in Mike Blannchfield's Globe & Mail article on September 19, 2018 "U.S. procurement demand on Canada, Mexico fading from NAFTA: sources". Cyndee said governments will be likely more inclined to take Chapter 20 cases forward in the interest of large enterprises such as softwood lumber or metals companies. “The problem with it being in Chapter 20 is you’ve got to convince your government to bring the case.” “The government may not want to because it’s too small of an industry to spend the resources. This will create an injustice for small and medium-sized businesses, who quite frankly are the backbone of North American business.”

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  • Cyndee Todgam Cherniak is quoted CBC article entitled "Canada has taken almost $300 million from retaliatory tariffs on U.S. imports"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Kathleen Harris' September 11, 2018 article posted on CBC News entitled "Canada has taken almost $300 million from retaliatory tariffs of U.S. imports". Cyndee says tariffs will cost the consumers in both countries.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Canadian Free Press article "Liberals won't compromise on culture, dispute resolution in NAFTA talks: Trudeau"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak s quoted in Mike Blanchard's September 5, article entitled "Liberals won't compromise on culture, dispute resolution in NAFTA talks: Trudeau" posted online on September 5, 2018. Foreign companies seeking relief through the Federal Court of Appeal are often repeatedly coming up empty handed, said Todgham Cherniak.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak Talks to Alex Pierson About the NAFTA Developments

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak regularly is invited to talk on "ON Point with Alex Pierson" about trade related matters. On September 5, 2018, Cyndee and Alex spoke about the unhelpful comments made by Prime Minister Trudeau on September 5, 2018 as Foreign Affairs Minister Freeland was meeting in Washington regarding sensitive NAFTA negotiations.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in National Post article "Trudeau says Canada won't sign NAFTA deal without a dispute settlement process, cultural protections"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Mike Blanchfield's September 4, 2018 National Post article entitled "Trudeau says Canada won't sign NAFTA deal without a dispute settlement process, cultural protections". Cyndee says the U.S. has a need for NAFTA Chapter 19 and should do some research.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Ken Hanly's Op-Ed in Digital Trade entitled "Trump's remarks threaten U.S.-Canada NAFTA negotiations"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Ken Hanly's September 1, 2018 Op-Ed in Digital Trade entitled "Trump's remarks threaten U.S.-Canada NAFTA negotiations". Cyndee says the NAFTA energy chapter is unique for a trade agreement. There are only three free trade agreements in the world that have energy chapters, and the other two don't have NAFTA-like proportionality clauses.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak Talks to Alex Pierson About the NAFTA Developments

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak regularly is invited to talk on "ON Point with Alex Pierson" about trade related matters. On September 5, 2018, Cyndee and Alex spoke about the unhelpful comments made by Prime Minister Trudeau on August 31, 2018 as Canada returned without a NAFTA deal.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak Talks to Alex Pierson about Mexico reaching NADTA deal without Canada

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in this CBC article entitled "Morneau ready to use 'emergency' measure to protect steel sector"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Janyce McGregor's August 14, 2018 article on the CBC website entitled "Morneau ready to use 'emergency' measure to protect steel sector". Section 55 of the Customs Tariff has never been used before.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in this Law Times article entitled "Privacy of documents at the border under question"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in this August 6, 2018 article written by Meagan Gillmore entitled "Privacy of documents at the border under question". Cyndee says that there needs to be “a robust policy that is written, publicly available, transparent and accessible" relating to solicitor-client privilege at the border.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in this Coast Reporter article entitled "Canada faces 'collateral damage' in escalating US-China trade war"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in an article written by Mike Blanchfield of the Canadian Press and discusses the potential effects of the US-China trade war on Canadian companies who export to the United States.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in this CBC article entitled "U.S. launches tariff challenge at WTO against Canada, Mexico, Turkey, China & EU"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in this July 16, 2018 article written by Peter Evans for CBC News and talks about how the newly filed U.S. case against Canada's countermeasures may not see the end of the WTO dispute settlement process.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in this Vancouver Sun article entitled "Collateral Damage: Canada hit by escalating U.S.-China tariff wars"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in a July 16, 2018 article written by Mike Blanchfield of the Canadian Press and discusses the potential effects of the US-China trade war on Canadian companies who export to the United States.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in the Globe & Mail and provides comments about whether Canadians pay customs duties on U.S. made goods

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in June 19, 2018 a Globe & Mail Article written by Steven Chase entitled "Canada's duties for shoppers to smuggle, Trump wrongly accuses" Canada does not charge customs duties on U.S.-made shoes when a Canadian shopper goes to the United States for a day of shopping (less than 24 hours). Canada only charges sales tax at the border - just as Canadians have to buy sales tax when they buy shoes in Canada. If a Canadian buys non-U.S. shoes (e.g., shoes made in China), a Canadian pays customs duties and sales taxes at the border). So, Canada give a preference to U.S.-made products bought by Canadians in the United States.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in this Herald article and talks about supply management and what President Trump wants

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in this June 15, 2018 article in the Herald entitled "U.S. pressure on supply management concerns local farmers". Cyndee says “My belief is Trump is all about managed trade... “He just wants a bigger piece of the pie so he can go back to Wisconsin and say ‘Look what I got you.’".

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in this MacLeans article about Trump and Supply Management Trade War

    On June 13, 2018, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in "Donald Trump doesn't really want to kill supply management. Neither do American farmers." This article was written by John Geddes for MacLeans.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in CBA National Article "Canada's trade fight: The legal options are slim"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Yves Faguy's article "Canada's trade fight: The legal options are slim" on June 1, 2018. Cyndee says "It makes no sense that [the 5 year sunset clause] is his critical piece ... He'll never use it even assuming he gets re-elected. He's two-years into his current term and in year seven, he'll be a lame-duck president. I just don't see why Trump is making the sunset clause his red line.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak and Heather Innes quoted in CBA National "Can we do business? Making trade deals work for you?"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak and Heather Innes spoke on a CCCA panel about how in-house counsel can take advantage of trade agreements and trade variables for the benefit of their companies. Some of the points raised are quoted and discussed in the CBA National (blog) article "Can we do business? Making trade deals work for you?" written by Kim Covert.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Vice Canada article "How Canadian Customs Decides Which Porn is Too Hardcore"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Justin Rohrlich's article entitled "How Canadian Customs Decides Which Porn is Too Hardcore". Who said that customs is not interesting? This article does contain too much information - Cyndee said “Sometimes you know it when you see it; other times, you don’t know what you’re watching”. A former CBSA Officer provides the colourful details...

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak appeared on Global News Radio On Point with Arlene Bynon

    On May 2, 2018, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was a guest on Global News Radio "On Point" with Arlene Bynon. She spoke about the Trump steel and aluminum tariffs, the Canadian temporary exemption and the NAFTA 2.0 negotiations.

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  • Heather Innes' article "Know Your FTAs" is published in the Journal of the Law Society of Scotland (April 2018)

    Heather Innes' article "Know Your FTAs" was published in the April 2018 Issue of the Journal o the Law Society of Scotland. Heather explains the value of using trade agreements to gain a competitive edge in the global marketplace.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak and Heather Innes spoke at the 2018 Canadian Corporate Counsel Association National Conference in Toronto

    On April 30, 2018, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak and Heather Innes spoke on a panel about managing trade risks and communicating information about trade variables to the Board of Directors. Cyndee and Heather provided useful information to in-house counsel about various free trade agreements, trade remedies and economic sanctions. Cyndee and Heather also discussed how advice about trade variables can help save money.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in Digital Journal about NAFTA's Energy Chapter

    On April 26, 2018, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in Ken Hanly's Op-Ed in Digital Journal entitled "Op-Ed: Top Officials pushing for a NAFTA Agreement soon". Cyndee discusses the uniqueness of NAFTA 1.0's energy chapter.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak is quoted in the Globe & Mail giving advice on digital devices searches at the Canadian border

    On April 25, 2018, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article by Allan Lynch in the Globe and Mail entitled "Facing a digital strip search at the border? Here's how to keep things under wraps". Cyndee discusses what the Canada Border Services Agency is permitted to do under Canadian law. She also discusses what travelers can do to minimize the intrusion into their digital suitcase.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak spoke at the ABA Section of International Law Annual Meeting in New York on the topic of "Blockchain and Trade Compliance"

    On April 20, 2018, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was a speaker on a panel "Blockchain: Disrupting the Economy of Trust in International Trade" at the American Bar Association, Section of International Law Annual Meeting. Cyndee spoke on the topic of "Blockchain and Trade Compliance". Cyndee discussed the importance of incorporating customs and trade compliance in Blockchain solutions for international trade.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak to speak at World ECR Export Controls and Sanctions Forum in Washington DC June 4 & 5, 2018

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak will be speaking at the World ECR Export Controls and Sanctions Forum that will be held in Washington DC on June 4 & 5, 2018. Cyndee supports World ECR because it is one of the best forums to discuss export controls & economic sanctions. The speakers are top in the field and knowledgeable about the current issues (speakers include in-house compliance officers). If you would like to know more, please click on this link to the brochure- https://www.worldecr.com/wp-content/uploads/WorldECR-Forum-Programme-2018-WASHINGTON-DC-1.pdf

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in this Globe & Mail article

    On April 12, 2018, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in this Globe & Mail article written by Guy Dixon. The article is entitled "When it comes to multisourced products like autos, what's on the NAFTA table?" Ms. Todgham Cherniak discussed the auto rules of origin in the NAFTA modernization and how she did not think this even possible two years ago.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak Talks to Alex Pierson about the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak regularly is invited to talk on "ON Point with Alex Pierson" about trade related matters. On March 8, 2018, Cyndee and Alex spoke about Canada's exemption from U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been appointed to the NAFTA Chapter 19 Roster

    LexSage Professional Corporation is pleased to announce that Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been appointed to the NAFTA Chapter 19 (Trade Remedies) Roster for a term of ten years commencing on 6 February 2018, at pleasure. In Canadian law, the roster is found in the Members of Panels (NAFTA) Regulations made under the Special Import Measures Act.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was interviewed on AM640 News

    On February 7, 2018, Ms. Todgham Cherniak was interviewed by Alex Pierson, on the AM640 program called "On Point". Ms. Todgham Cherniak discussed the issues surrounding the provincial government's proposed bill regarding "Buy America".

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in the Financial Post

    On February 7, 2018 Ms. Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article in the Financial Post written by Mike Blanchfield. The article was titled "Buy America has 'consequences' including proposed Ontario Law. Ms. Todgham Cherniak discussed whether Ontario should move forward with the proposed Act or pursue the issue at the WTO.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak speaks on the Rick Gibbons show on 1310 News

    Ms. Cyndee Todgham Cherniak spoke with Rick Gibbons of 1310 News. Ms. Todgham Cherniak discussed the US Government shutdown and how it affects Canadians. The next date to worry about is February 8, 2018. Ms. Todgham Cherniak suggests that Canadians should be proactive to avoid any delays that could result from a further government shutdown. To listen to the interview please click the link. Ms. Todgham Cherniak appears on the program at the 9:08 time mark in hour one of the January 22, 2018 recording.

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  • Invitation to Thompson Reuters Inaugural Tax Round Table

    You're invited to a complimentary event – Join us for breakfast at the inaugural tax round table by Thomson Reuters. This event will take place on January 23, 2018 from 7:00 am to 10:00 am at the Bay Adelaide Centre, West Tower 333 Bay Street, 29th Floor. For more information and to register please click "read more".

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been named a "Client Champion" for 2017 by Martindale-Hubbell

    LexSage is pleased to announce that its founder, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak, has been named a client champion by Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Todgham Cherniak was selected for this honour based on exceptional reviews provided by her clients. To see the plaque awarded to Ms. Todgham Cherniak please click "read more"

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  • LexSage is pleased to announce that we have received a favourable decision on behalf of our client Conares Metal Supply with respect to the importation of Carbon Steel Welded Pipe.

    On December 8, 2017, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal ("CITT") released its decision in LE-2017-003. The CITT ordered that an expiry review of goods being exported from the UAE by Conares Metal Supply Ltd. is not warranted. To read the CITT's complete Decision and Reasons, please click "read more".

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was interviewed on the CBC program "On the Money"

    On December 1, 2017, Ms. Todgham Cherniak appeared on CBC's "On the Money" to discuss Prime Minister Trudeau's trip to China and the expectation that it will lead to free trade talks. Ms. Todgham Cherniak was interviewed by Peter Armstrong and discussed what could be achieved during this meeting and what issues would need to be discussed during future trade talk negotiations with China.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in the Globe and Mail

    On November 3, 2017, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article by Michelle Zillio in the Globe and Mail entitled "Canada sanctions 52 human-rights violators under new Magnitsky law". Ms. Todgham Cherniak discussed companies new obligations under the Magnitsky Act.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak wrote an article which was published in the October 30, 2017 Law Times

    On October 30, 2017, Ms. Todgham Cherniak's article titled "Know Your Rights at the Border" was published in the Law Times.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak provided testimony before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security

    On October 19, 2017, Ms. Todgham Cherniak appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security. Ms. Todgham Cherniak provided testimony with respect to Bill C-21 which amends the Customs Act to implement the Beyond the Border initiative between Canada and the United States.

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  • On September 27, 2017, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak appeared before the House of Commons ETHI Committee

    Ms. Todgham Cherniak appeared before the House of Commons Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Committee. We are pleased to provide a link to the transcript of Ms. Todgham Cherniak's testimony.

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  • On September 27, 2017, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak appeared before the House of Commons ETHI Committee

    Ms. Todgham Cherniak appeared before the House of Commons Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Committee. We are pleased to provide a link to the recording of Ms. Todgham Cherniak's testimony.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Colin Ellis for Canadian Accountant

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Colin Ellis for Canadian Accountant on October 3, 2017 entitled "Do we need NAFTA more than NAFTA needs us?" Ms. Todgham Cherniak discussed NAFTA negotiations around government procurement at the federal, provincial and municipal levels.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Colin Ellis for Canadian Accountant

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article on October 3, 2017 by Colin Ellis for Canadian Accountant titled "Why CFOs should worry about rising U.S. protectionism". Ms. Todgham Cherniak discussed the recent countervailing duty imposed on Bambardier by the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Cristin Schmitz in the Lawyer's Daily

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Cristin Schmitz in the Lawyer's Daily on September 28, 2017 entitled "CBA Asks Ottawa for Robust Protections for Solicitor-Client-Privilege at US Border". Ms. Todgham Cherniak discussed searches of cell phones, laptops and pda's.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Jeff Buckstein for the Canadian Accountant

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article on September 28, 2017 by Jeff Buckstein for the Canadian Accountant titled "Canadian manufacturers nervous after 3rd round of NAFTA negotiations". Ms. Todgham Cherniak discussed the three basic options that lay ahead in the NAFTA negotiations.

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  • Privacy of Canadians at Airports and Borders - CBA Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI)

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak, as a member of the CBA Privacy at the Border Working Group, contributed to the preparation of a submission entitled "Privacy of Canadians at Airports and Borders". This submission was presented to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI) on September 27, 2017.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak provided testimony before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics

    On September 27, 2017, Ms. Todgham Cherniak spoke before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics. Ms. Todgham Cherniak provided testimony with respect to solicitor-client privilege at Canadian airports, Canadian ports of entry, and U.S. pre-clearance areas on Canadian soil.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article published by Thompson Reuters

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article published by Thomson Reuters on September 22, 2017. The title of the article is "Canada Imposes Sanctions on Key Venezuelan Officials". Ms. Todgham Cherniak discusses the scope of the sanctions.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak to appear before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics

    On September 27, 2017, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak will be appearing before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics. Ms. Todgham Cherniak will be discussing privacy of Canadians at airports, borders and travelling in the United States.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Ann Macaulay

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article written by Ann Macaulay in the CBA National Magazine on September 5, 2017. The title of the article is "Managing the Trump Effect". Ms. Todgham Cherniak discussed issues regarding NAFTA, and the NEXUS Program.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was interviewed on CBC's Power and Politics

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak appeared on CBC's Power and Politics hosted by Piya Chattopadhyay. Ms. Todgham Cherniak appeared with Brett House, Economist at Scotiabank to discuss NAFTA Round 2, Trump and Hurricane Harvey

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Ken Hanely

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article written by Ken Hanely for the Digital Journal entitled "Canada's NAFTA priorities exclude key proportionality clause"

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in article by Michelle Zilio

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article in the Globe and Mail entitled "Ottawa says it lacks law to sanction Venezuelan government officials" written by Michelle Zilio.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article in the Globe and Mail

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Michelle Zilio entitled "Opposition, activist call on Liberals to sanction Venezuelan government". Ms. Todgham Cherniak discussed the lack of Canadian economic sanctions against the Maduro regime.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Ken Hanely

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Ken Hanely which was posted in the Digital Journal on July 21, 2017. The title of the article was Three key changes Canada should demand in NAFTA negotiations.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article written by Sarah Reid of the CBC

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article written by Sarah Reid of the CBC entitled "Why the U.S. wants to let Canadians buy more stuff duty-free"

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article by Barry Ellsworth

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article by Barry Ellsworth entitled "US revokes Canadians’ travel cards without explanation"

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in the Daily Sabah

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article in the Daily Sabah entitled "US revokes travel cards of Canadians with Muslim sounding names"

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article by Shanifa Nasser of the CBC

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article by Shanifa Nasser of the CBC"Canadian citizen has Nexus card revoked in wake of partial travel ban, questions U.S. procedures"

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was interviewed by Shanifa Nasser of the CBC

    On July 10, 2017, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was interviewed by Shanifa Nasser of the CBC. Ms. Todgham Cherniak discussed the recent revocation by the USCBP of NEXUS cards of some Canadian residents after the proposed travel ban to the United States.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article written by Janyce McGregor of the CBC

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article written by Janyce McGregor in an article entitled "2nd wave of softwood lumber duties sets up 'dangerous' talks for Canada".

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Nicolas Van Praet and Adam Morrow in the Globe and Mail

    On April 28, 2017, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article by Nicolas Van Praet and Adam Morrow which appeared in the Globe and Mail. The title of the article was Bombardier snared in U.S. trade fight as Boeing takes aim at C Series aircraft.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Nicolas Van Praet and Adam Morrow in the Globe and Mail

    On April 28, 2017, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article by Nicolas Van Praet and Adam Morrow which appeared in the Globe and Mail. The title of the article was Bombardier snared in U.S. trade fight as Boeing takes aim at C Series aircraft.

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  • LexSage is pleased to have assisted Cintasa S.A.

    LexSage is pleased to have assisted Cintasa S.A, a Spanish company, achieve a 0% dumping margin in the CBSA Final Determination in the Fabricated Industrial Steel Components antidumping case.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Greg Keenan in the Globe and Mail

    On April 26, 2017, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article by Greg Keenan in the Globe and Mail. The Article was called "Auto sector gears up for potential changes to NAFTA’s rules of origin"

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Steven Chase and Robert Fife in the Globe and Mail

    On April 18, 2017, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article in the Globe and Mail written by Steven Chase and Robert Fife. The title of the article is China's Premier urges Trudeau to relax controls on high-tech exports".

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Steven Chase and Robert Fife in the Globe and Mail

    On April 18, 2017, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article in the Globe and Mail written by Steven Chase and Robert Fife. The title of the article is China's Premier urges Trudeau to relax controls on high-tech exports".

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  • We are pleased to announce that Heather Innes has joined LexSage

    We are pleased to announce that Heather Innes has joined LexSage as an Advisor after almost 30 years as Senior In-House Counsel, and Global Process Leader, International Trade Law, at General Motors. Heather is available to assist LexSage clients with practical, hands-on experience managing complex legal, trade and corporate compliance issues.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been named as an expert in International Trade

    We are pleased to announce that Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been named by Expert Guides as one of the top leading practitioners advising on international trade.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak and LexSage Professional Corporation signed the Columbus Statement on U.S.-Canadian Relations.

    On June 15, 16 and 17, 2016 in Columbus, Ohio, stakeholders in the U.S.- Canadian relationship came together on the campus of The Ohio State University to confirm the fundamental principles and essential features of the historic partnership between our two great countries and to explore the parameters of a 21st century relationship. To read the full Columbus Statement on U.S.-Canadian Relations please choose "read more".

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article by Michelle Zilio in the Globe and Mail

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article by Michelle Zilio entitled "Nexus cards reinstated pending court decision on Trump order" published in the Globe and Mail

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Jim Bronskill of the Canadian Press

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article entitled "Revoked Nexus trusted-traveller cards reinstated, at least for now: minister" written by Jim Bronskill of the Canadian Press.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article by Peter Zimonjic and Shanifa Nasser of the CBC News

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article entitled "Ralph Goodale challenged on claim that no Canadian passport holders lost Nexus access" written for the CBC.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was appeared on the CTV news discussing NEXUS Card revocations

    On February 3, 2017, Cyndee Todgham Cherniak appeared on the CTV news discussing the effect that the recent executive order of President Donald Trump has had on Canadian NEXUS pass holders

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Shanifa Nasser of CBC News

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article entitled "U.S. revokes all Nexus cards from Canadian permanent residents with citizenship in restricted countries: CBSA" by Shanifa Nasser of the CBC.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Sean Kilpatrick in the Globe and Mail

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article entitled "Ottawa urges U.S. to honour Nexus cards after reports of revoked passes" written by Sean Kilpatrick in the Globe and Mail

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was interviewed by the CBC with respect to NEXUS Card Cancellations

    On February 2, 2017 Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in the CBC article entitled "Some Nexus cards revoked on both sides of border following U.S. executive order" written by Shanifa Nasser.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted by Monique Scotti of Global News

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article entitled "NEXUS Cards reportedly revoked in wake of Trump travel ban" written by Monique Scotti for Global News

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted by Shanifa Nasser of the CBC

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in an article entitled "Some Nexus cards revoked on both sides of border following U.S. executive order" by Shanifa Nasser of the CBC.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was interviewed on CBC Radio February 3, 2016

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was interviewed by Karen Gordon on CBC Radio with to the NEXUS Card Program and revocations.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted by Monique Muise of AM980

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article entitled "Nexus cards reportedly revoked in wake of Trump travel ban" written by Monique Muise of AM980 News

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Katherine Freeland in Issue 57 of the WorldECR

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article entitled "Canadian Parliamentary Committee Reviews its Sanctions Policy" published in the WorldECR Issue 57

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Justin Ling in the Winter 2016 Issue of CBA National

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article entitled "Passing judgment on Canada’s export of military goods" published on January 26, 2017 in the CBA National magazine.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Jeff Buckstein in the January 2017 Issue of The Bottom Line

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article entitled "Trump’s victory leaves Canada in ‘uncertain waters’" written by Jeff Buckstein for the January 2017 issue of The Bottom Line. Note: This article originally appeared in the issue of The Bottom Line. Any other use (reprint in a newsletter, for example) requires further permission requests.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Greg Keenan in the Globe and Mail

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted on January 18, 2017 in an article by Greg Keenan in the Globe and Mail called "Auto sector gears up for potential changes to NAFTA’s rules of origin"

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been recognized for the year 2016 in The International Who's Who of Trade & Customs Lawyers as one of the world's leading practitioners in trade law

    We are honoured to announce that Cyndee Todgham Cherniak and LexSage Professional Corporation have been recognized by Who's Who Legal as one of the world's leading practitioners in trade law.

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  • Acquisition International Magazine awards LexSage Professional Corporation with Excellence Award

    We are honoured to announce that LexSage Professional Corporation has been awarded with the Acquisition International Excellence Award 2016 for Most Outstanding International Trade Law Boutique.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Jeff Buckstein in the December 16, 2016 of the Lawyers Weekly

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was quoted in Jeff Buckstein's article entitled "New U.S. Leader Assembles Team as Canadian's Ponder Future Trade". Note: This article originally appeared in the issue of The Lawyer's Weekly. Any other use (reprint in a newsletter, for example) requires further permission requests.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Jeff Buckstein in the December 2016 Issue of the Bottom Line

    Cyndee Togham Cherniak has been quoted in Jeff Buckstein's article "Trade pact approved but deal not done" in the December 2016 issue of The Bottom Line.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in the November 23, 2016 Globe and Mail

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Katia Dmitrieva entitled "First lumber, now drywall in Canada-U.S. trade tensions.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in the November 23, 2016 Bloomberg News

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in an article by Katia Dmitrieva entitled "First lumber, now drywall in Canada-U.S. trade tensions.

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in the November 18, 2016 Issue of the Lawyer's Weekly

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in Jeff Buckstein's article entitled "Trade agreement approved, but deal not done"

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted in the Globe and Mail by Steven Chase

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak has been quoted by Steven Chase in the Globe and Mail article titled "Trump win could make it hard for Canadian firms to do business in Iran"

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  • What Are The Steps Canada Follows To Ratify And Implement A Treaty?

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak answers what are the next steps to ratify and implement the Canada-EU CETA

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak's article published in October 2016 Issue of "Corporate Brief"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak's article entitled "Directors’ And Officers’ Liability For Failure To Obtain An Import Permit" has been published in the "Corporate Brief" Newsletter - October 2016 Issue Number 266

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  • Cyndee Todgham Cherniak appears on CBC's "On The Money"

    Cyndee Todgham Cherniak was interviewed by Peter Armstrong with respect to the Canada-EU CETA walk-out and implications for the Canada-EU CETA, Brexit, future trade agreements

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