Between COVID and a new U.S. President, the immigration landscape between the U.S. and Canada has experienced both victories and challenges. Some of the major changes and roadblocks that have occurred over the past three months include:
For many companies, reasons to make the move to the U.S. side are obvious: they’re looking for the desirable “Made in the USA” stamp of approval, lower utility costs, or looking to fill a contract requirement. But there’s another, more specific issue that often gets overlooked: the costs of border crossing.
Canadian-headquartered Pride Pak processes fresh vegetables, making ready-made salads in a bag and chopped vegetables. The company also sources raw vegetables from both the US and Canada. Pride Pak was started in 1984 and has their main office in Mississauga with another facility in New Foundland. They currently employ over 200 people and sell to grocery retailers and into the restaurant industry.