Regulatory Affairs

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The CPA holds a number of Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) equivalency certificates on behalf of members. These allow activities related to transporting dangerous goods to be carried out in a way that do not comply with the TDG Regulations, if they provide an equivalent level of safety.

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This week, the CPA is attending a number of meetings to discuss the transportation of dangerous goods.

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The Canadian Propane Association (CPA) is pleased to welcome Darren Cunningham as the new Director, Government Relations, West.

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Free Access to CSA Standards

A recent amendment to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations introduced ambulatory references to allow stakeholders to use the most recent versions of certain international codes and safety standards for a means of containment. Whenever a new edition of dynamically-referenced standards is published, stakeholders will have six months from the day the revised standards are published to comply. 

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Ongoing Consultation & Updates

On October 27, the CPA met with Transport Canada on this issue at which time they re-confirmed their openness to providing a transition period to companies who would experience undue hardship if immediate compliance was imposed.  Transport Canada will be granting temporary certificates on a case by case basis; therefore,  each company in need of a transition period should submit an application to Transport Canada. Information related to applications for temporary certificates can be found here.

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Date: December 6, 2017

Time: 1:00pm ET

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Date: December 7, 2017

Time: 11:00 am ET

Email to join this committee.

Date: December 13, 2017
Time: 1:00 pm (lunch will be served at 12:00 pm)
Venue: Viscount Gort Hotel, Winnipeg, MB
Email to register.

Date: June 6-7, 2018

Venue: Brookstreet Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario

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