Regulatory Affairs

Canadian Propane Association - Association canadienne du propane


Every year, federal inspectors attend the Transport Canada (TC) Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Road Blitz, being held this year September 17-21. Federal inspectors attend the TDG Road Blitz for one week to support provincial/territorial inspectors by providing additional subject matter expertise in relation to TDG by road. 

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On September 4, 2018, the TSSA released the following advisory: Boilers and Pressure Vessels Safety and Fuels Safety Programs Involvement in Piping Systems in Fuel Services.

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On July 25 and 27, 2018, the CPA, along with other industry stakeholders, participated in the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks webinar to discuss the proposed Cap and Trade Cancellation Act, 2018.  

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On September 11, 2018, the Government of Ontario posted Bill 4, which repeals the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act, 2016 and addresses various matters related to the wind down of the Cap and Trade Program, on the Environmental Registry of Ontario (ERO) for a 30-day comment period.

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Cowan Insurance Group
Northridge Electric
PTI - Propane Training Institute

Free Access to CSA Standards

The Canadian Standards Association’s (CSA) Technical Committee on Cylinders, Spheres, and Tubes for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods has published new editions of standards CSA B339, CSA B340, CSA B341 and CSA B342. In accordance with Section 1.3.2 of the TDG Regulations, these newly published standards come into force on December 31, 2018, however, members may begin transitioning to these new standards at any time before this date. 

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The CPA holds a number of Equivalency Certificates on behalf of its members and are available on the CPA websiteThe terms and conditions of each Equivalency Certificate must be adhered to at all times. 

CPA Committee Updates

Date: October 3, 2018
Time: 2:00pm ET
Email to join this committee.

Click here to view the draft agenda.

Date: October 10

Time: TBD

Location: TBD

Date: October 30

Time: 8:30am

Location: Four Points by Sheraton Moncton

Date: October 30

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Location: TBD

WESROC Monitoring Solutions
Flexmaster Canada Limited
ValvTect Petroleum Products
Naylor Association Solutions


26-27 - CPA Ontario Seminar & Golf Tournament


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