Regulatory Affairs

Canadian Propane Association - Association canadienne du propane



Ten plus year CG-7 “420’s” pressure relief valve samples from coastal regions are still needed for the UL Canada study being conducted on behalf of the CPA and members to better understand the PRV function beyond the 10-year replacement.

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Transport Canada is seeking feedback on its proposed amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations to address the needs and practices of the dangerous goods industry, align Canada’s dangerous goods regulations with those in the U.S., as well as seek clarification on terms.

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The TDG Newsletter: 2021 edition is now available on the Transport Canada website.
This issue includes articles on some of the topics that have kept the TDG Directorate busy during the last few months.


Technical Safety BC has recently issued a revised version of Directive D-G5 051206 7 Rev: 03 that addresses construction and modification of propane filling plants and container refill centers in highly populated areas.

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As part of the Technical Standards and Safety Authority’s modernization of its services, it is implementing the second phase of its IT solution. As a result, some of TSSA’s response times may be delayed and services may be limited for all programs from February 18 through March 1, 2022.

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The CPA continues to work with Environment and Climate Change Canada to affect change to the Environmental Emergency Regulations through the E2 Plan Regulatory Working Group.

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The CPA met with Technical Safety Standards Association executives on January 12, 2022, to restate the industry’s ongoing objection to several Authority initiatives that have resulted in increased costs and undue burden for Ontario propane operators.

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PTI - Propane Training Institute


The Government of Canada COVID-19 Recovery Programs continue to provide support to Canadian businesses and organizations with the following programs: Canada Recovery Hiring Program, the Tourism and Hospitality Recovery Program and the Hardest-Hit Business Recovery Program.

CPA Committee Updates
  • Ontario Committee - September 21 Meeting
  • Transportation Committee - September 21 Meeting
  • Auto Propane Committee - September 23 Meeting
  • Regulatory Affairs Committee - September 28 Meeting
  • Manitoba Committee - October 13 Meeting
  • Atlantic Committee - October 14 Meeting
  • Alberta Committee - November 18 Meeting
  • BC Committee - December 7 Meeting
  • Saskatchewan Committee - December 9 Meeting

Meeting summaries can be found online. Click here to log in to your member profile.

RegO Company
ValvTect Petroleum Products

Date: March 8, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PST
To attend the meeting, please contact Katie Kachur.

Date: March 9, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
To attend the meeting, please contact Katie Kachur.

Date: April 14, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm MDT
To attend the meeting, please contact Katie Kachur.

Date: April 21, 2022
Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
To attend the meeting, please contact Marcelline Riddell.

Quality Steel Corporation
Lock America, Inc

Date: May 17-19, 2022
Location: The Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff, Alberta
Details to come!

Date: Feb 2-3, 2022
Location: Grey Eagle Event Centre, Calgary, AB
Register here
CPA members receive a 10% discount! (Use code PROPANE10 at checkout)

Date: May 10 - 12, 2022
Location: Hotel Arts, Calgary, AB
Register here

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