Regulatory Affairs
November 15, 2018

Recently, the CPA received questions from members regarding hose assembly inspection and testing requirements. To address these questions, the CPA gathered relevant information from standard CSA B620, a mandatory standard that is adopted into the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

The CPA would like to inform members about an upcoming fee adjustment for claims for exemption filed under the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act (HMIRA) that will come into effect on April 1, 2019.

In case you missed the CPA’s first webinar on Safety Sensitive Work and Marijuana Legalization, you can check it out here

The CPA would like to inform you that Hando Kang is no longer with the CPA as of Wednesday, November 14, 2018.  Please reach out to Vice-President, Government Relations Allan Murphy or President & CEO Nathalie St-Pierre for any public affairs issues related to Ontario and Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Safety Melanie Levac for regulatory matters.


Cowan Insurance Group
Pro-Par Inc.
PTI - Propane Training Institute

The CPA continues to work on improving our training services. We have a few items to update you on: our code of conduct and new PTI manual feedback support.

Free Access to CSA Standards

Effective December 31, 2018, new editions of standards CSA B339, CSA B340, CSA B341 and CSA B342 will be in force. Notwithstanding, members may begin transitioning to these new standards at any time before this date. 

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. 

Ongoing Consultation & Updates

Regulations Amending the Energy Efficiency Regulations (2016), aimed at introducing or updating energy standards, testing standards and reporting requirements, were published in Part I of the Canada Gazette on October 20, 2018.

CPA Committee Updates

The CPA is pleased to announce that Clint Hillman, Acting Regional Operations Manager - Pacific Region at Superior Propane, has been elected to serve as the Vice Chair of the Regulatory Affairs committee.

The CPA is currently seeking nominations for the position of Chair and Vice-Chair of the new Ontario Committee. Any Ontario member has the right to nominate or stand for this position. To nominate yourself or someone else for the position, please complete the nomination form that can be found on the Grid and email it to no later than Friday, November 16, 2018

Date: November 29, 2018

Time: 2pm ET

A copy of the meeting package is available on The Grid

Date: December 5, 2018

Time: 1pm ET

A copy of the meeting package is available on The Grid

Date: December 6, 2018

Time: 11am ET

A copy of the meeting package is available on The Grid

WESROC Monitoring Solutions
Flexmaster Canada Limited
ValvTect Petroleum Products

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