Regulatory Affairs
June 27, 2019

Transport Canada has published a list of regulations amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations. They will come into force on July 2, 2019. A full list of the updates can be found on Transport Canada’s website.

Further to the previous article on the updated E2 Regulations, Environment Canada has published a new update.

Transport Canada has released a new website page to receive feedback on the potential use of electronic shipping documents.

As part of the work that Transport Canada is doing with harmonization of Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, they are seeking industry input on the demand for road transport of non-odourized propane.

The CSA Group has launched an online platform that allows registered users free access to Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) safety standards published by CSA Group referenced in federal TDG regulations. Users can now log into Communities of Interest and register to find the TDG View Access site here.

The Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MELCC) and the California Air Ressources Board (CARB) announced that the next joint carbon market auction will be held on August 20, 2019.

PRESS RELEASE - QUÉBEC, June 25, 2019 - Every dollar paid to the Green Fund should be appropriately invested to serve the objectives of fighting climate change and fostering Québec's economic growth.
The Green Fund would be renamed "Electrification and Climate Change Fund" to clearly reflect the refocusing of its mission; and the Green Fund Management Board and Transition énergétique Québec would be abolished.

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Free Access to CSA Standards

New additions of these standards are expected to be released in early 2020. A draft version of the changes will be released in the fall of 2019; the CPA will ensure that the drafts are circulated to members.

Recently at the CSA Technical Committee meetings on Tanks and Portable Tanks for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Transport Canada provided several regulatory updates. 

The official publication of the Environmental Emergency Regulations (E2 Regulations), 2019 in the Canada Gazette, Part II, occurred on March 6, 2019. The E2 Regulations will come into force on August 24, 2019.

New editions of standards CSA B339, CSA B340, CSA B341 and CSA B342 are effective since December 31, 2018.

Flexmaster Canada Limited
ValvTect Petroleum Products
Lock America, Inc

Date: September 5-7

Location: Red Deer, AB

Date: September 10

Location: Langley, BC

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